West Bengal is witnessing an ongoing targeted retributive genocide of Hindus under the garb of political violence unleashed by the Trinamool Congress goons and Islamists since May 2nd, the day the assembly election results were declared.
TMC goons and Islamists destroyed houses, critically hurt, killed several people, raped many women and left over 80,000 people homeless in Bengal. Their target were BJP, RSS workers and even voters who defied the TMC diktat and chose BJP.
Over 400 people fled violence perpetrated by the ruling party goons in Cooch Behar district and took shelter in the neighbouring state of Assam. They are living in make shift camps in Assam’s border district Dhubri.
The Gauhati High Court on June 1st sought an update from Centre and Assam government on the status of the refugees from West Bengal who fled the post-poll violence to take shelter in the border areas of Assam.
Two public interest litigations filed by individuals, Abhijit Sarma from Assam’s Dibrugarh and Ravi Chhedilal from Mumbai on the matter seeking relief for the refugees. The bench of Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice Manash Ranjan Pathak who heard the petitions also directed the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to file a status report on the condition of children residing in makeshift camps in Assam’s Dhubri.
The court would hear the matter on July 14th after receiving a detailed report within three weeks. Over 400 people from Bengal had crossed over to Dhubri in Assam within 48 hours after a state sponsored retributive violence started on May 2nd. The Assam administration housed these refugees which included hundreds of women and children in two makeshift camps.
The Governor of Bengal, Jagdeep Dhankar visited the campus of the refugees on May 14th in Dhubri district along with the Cooch Behar MP Nisith Pramanik.
Dhankar on visit to the camps stated then, “These people are so terrified that they told me they could be attacked because I met them. They are facing political vendetta for opposing the ruling party (Trinamool Congress)”.
Need For President’s Rule In Bengal & Judicial Commission For Probing CM Mamata Banerjee’s Role In Bengal Genocide
The Assam BJP Chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass said the party would demand the imposition of President’s rule in West Bengal. Dass said, “The BJP believes in democracy. If (West Bengal Chief Minister) Mamata Banerjee fails to restore it in her state, we will not only demand the imposition of President’s Rule but will also launch an agitation in Assam.”
It is hoped that the Gauhati High Court also pulls up the West Bengal government and the Chief Minister for abysmal law and order situation in Bengal due to state sponsored violence. The Centre should set up an independent Judicial Commission to investigate into the complete failure of state machinery in Bengal and examine the role of Chief Minister and party leaders in inciting violence against workers of rival political parties and voters who exercised their democratic right to vote for a party of their choice other than Trinamool Congress.
The partisan role of West Bengal police in refusing to file complaints from victims of violence unleashed by the TMC goons also needs to be investigated. The Centre needs to impose President’s rule in war footing as investigation into violence perpetrated by TMC criminals and redressal of victims is not possible with an adverse and antagonistic Chief Minister ruling the state.
News input: The Hindu, The New Indian Express
Image Sourced from CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s Twitter handle.
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