Kolkata, September 13
The physique of a BJP employee was discovered hanging from a tree in West Bengal’s Hooghly district on Sunday, police mentioned.
Ganesh Roy, a middle-aged BJP employee, was discovered hanging from a tree close to his village in Khanati within the Goghat space, they mentioned.
The BJP alleged he was murdered by members of the ruling Trinamool Congress, a charged denied by the state’s ruling celebration.
Roy was lacking since Saturday night, police mentioned, including that the circumstances behind his dying had been being investigated.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh alleged that Roy was murdered by the TMC after which his physique was hanged from the tree round midnight to unfold panic amongst his celebration’s employees within the space.
“It has become a new trend to hang to death BJP workers. But we will launch a strong resistance. TMC is scared of the growing support for the BJP,” he mentioned.
The Trinamool Congress mentioned their celebration members weren’t concerned within the dying of Roy.
Hooghly’s BJP MP Locket Chatterjee mentioned, “This brutality needs to stop. Where are the champions of democracy and why are they silent on these never ending killing of BJP workers in West Bengal?”
BJP employees blocked the Goghat-Arambagh Road for a while in protest towards the incident earlier than being dispersed by police.
On July 28, a BJP sales space president’s physique was discovered hanging in Haldia in East Midnapore district.
Before that incident, the physique of BJP chief and Hemtabad MLA Debendra Nath Ray was additionally discovered hanging close to his house in North Dinajpur district, amid allegations by his household and the celebration that it was a “cold-blooded murder by TMC”, a cost once more denied by the ruling celebration which mentioned that he had died by suicide, citing the put up mortem report.
Over the previous few years, our bodies of a number of BJP employees have been discovered hanging in numerous components of the state. PTI