As per a TOI report, "he was beaten for refusing to follow their diktat to felicitate a state minister on Friday. The murder is a fall-out of Trinamool muscle-flexing to gain control of campuses across Bengal, prompting the Left Front and Congress to call for statewide protests on Saturday."
Though everyone is blaming TMC for the incident, but CM Mamata Banerjee says that the student wing of Congress is responsible for it.
The report further said, "CM Mamata Banerjee joined the chorus of condemnation but said Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) wasn't involved. She blamed Chhatra Parishad (CP), student wing of Congress, for locking up the principal. Education minister Partha Chatterjee said he was "shocked and pained" but called the victim, Krishna Prasad Jana, an outsider and wondered what he was doing in the college."