The disturbing incidents in Bengal on spiralling cases of violence against the BJP workers and sympathisers after the party’s defeat in the Bengal assembly polls has led to prime minister Narendra Modi calling on the governor of West Bengal and express his concern.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar tweeted that the prime minister expressed serious “anguish and concern at alarmingly worrisome law and order situation.”
In a tweet tagging Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, he also said, "I share grave concerns given that violence vandalism, arson. loot and killings continue unabated”.
Meanwhile a BJP leader has filed a petition in the Supreme Court for a probe into the violence by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He has claimed in his appeal that BJP workers attacked, killed and also raped women.