Workers of the Trinamool Congress and BJP clashed at Bhetaguri under Dinhata Police Station of Cooch Behar on Saturday afternoon. Both groups accused each other of vandalism and assault.
TMC workers allegedly attacked two BJP leaders in West Bengal's Cooch Behar, vehicles vandalized. pic.twitter.com/mvSivj1eoD— ANI (@ANI_news) May 13, 2017
Clashes started after two TMC workers allegedly assaulted BJP workers and vandalised cars. BJP workers in retaliation ransacked TMC office.Convoy of BJP leaders Locket Chatterjee and Jayprakash Majumdar was allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers. BJP leaders claimed that they were assaulted by TMC supporters when they were en route Dinhata. The BJP leaders accused the police of remaining mute spectators as a group of TMC workers continued to vandalise their vehicles.
TMC workers, however, rubbished all allegations made by the BJP. They accused BJP workers of vandalising their office and vehicles parked out side the office. Security has been intensified in the locality with Rapid Action Force also being deployed. Situation remains tense after the clashes.
The incident comes days after a person was killed and three others sustained serious injuries following a massive blast in the party office of TMC at Aushgram in state's Burdwan district.