Three alleged BJP Members shouted 'Desh ke ghadd..

1 March 2020 Kolkata: Three workers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been arrested after a complaint was registered at New Market Police Station against them for raising incendiary 'desh ke ghaddaron ko...’ slogans in Esplanade area in Kolkata. The BJP workers shouted the slogan while they were passing the Maidan Market in Esplanade on their way to a rally of Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday. However, the West Bengal BJP has denied the involvement of any party worker in the incident and termed it as the "handiwork of the TMC (Trinamool Congress)".

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Public park
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Public park Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :An FIR was registered against Surendra Kumar Tiwari, 55, Dhruba Basu, 71 and Pankaj Prasad late in the night at the New Market police station in West Bengal’s Capital city. Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed The arrest was made after police went through the CCTV footage of the rally. All three were picked up from their houses on early Monday morning and booked under Sections 505, 506, 34 and 153A of the IPC. Other details
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Date of incident: March 01, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Hate Speech / Slander
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • Name of the victim : Muslims
    Name of Perpetrator Surendra Kumar Tiwari(55), Dhruba Basu(71) and Pankaj Prasad
    State West Bengal
    District/City Kolkata
    Party In Power / Incidents TMC - Trinamool Congress
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