The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from West Bengal’s Bishnupur, Saumitra Khan, on Wednesday, Oct 14, made some sensational allegations on ruling party chief Mamata Banerjee’s government of using Corona Virus laced water against his party protesters in the ‘Nabanna Chalo’ protest. The party’s prominent leader in the Trinamool Congress (TMC) ruled state alleged that the Mamata Banerjee’s government used chemicals as well as Corona Virus in the water thrown on protesters.
“Colorful spray was laced with Corona Virus,” claimed the BJP MP while adding that the party workers will fight against issues in the state even if they die in the process. The Bishnupur MP also alleged that this was an attempt “to kill BJP cadre” by CM Mamata Banerjee’s government. Khan claimed that a party protester got infected by the lethal virus after the protest march.
He made a tirade attack on the TMC government by claiming that a very senior official from Mamata’s government took involvement to execute the Corona Virus attack on BJP protesters. While making an attack on Mamata Banerjee government, Khan roared that Banerjee accuses BJP ruled Uttar Pradesh government of killing democracy, but stayed mute on ‘strangling’ democracy in West Bengal.
“(Mamata Banerjee) speaks about a lack of democracy and speaks of Hathras but has strangled democracy in West Bengal” said Khan, quoted ANI.
The BJP unit in West Bengal organized a protest march ‘Nabanna Chalo’ to book their agitate against unemployment among youth in the state. However, TMC government was accused by the BJP state unit that chemicals were used in the water to prevent the peaceful march organized by BJP’s youth wing, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM). Now, BJP leader has accused Mamata government of using Corona Virus in the water to attack the peaceful protesters.
The BJP state unit workers who participated in the protest on Thursday, have approached the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against the alleged use of chemical and Corona Virus in the water to attack the peaceful protesters in the state.