Kolkata, Nov 15 (The Street Press India) – West Bengal Governor Dr. C V Ananda Bose stated on Wednesday that violence is impacting politics in the state. He emphasized that decisive measures will be taken against those responsible for the killing of a local Trinamool Congress leader in Joynagar and the lynching of a suspect in the incident in South 24 Parganas district.
The governor emphasized the need to halt the culture of violence in Bengal, asserting that the law would follow its due course.
Bose emphasized that both legal and social measures are necessary to address the prevalent culture of violence in Bengal. He stated, “Law will take its course. We will certainly take strong action against it and Raj Bhavan will also be doing its duty. Strict action should be taken against violence. It requires not only legal action but also social measures. Violence is influencing the politics of Bengal. This culture of violence must stop.” The governor highlighted the prevalence of arson, looting, and killings in Bengal, affirming that decisive steps would be taken to put an end to this existing culture of violence.
Saifuddin Laskar, the TMC area president of Bamungachi in Joynagar, was fatally shot near his house on Monday morning by unidentified gunmen, as reported by the police. In response, a group of people, identified as supporters of Laskar, apprehended one of the alleged assailants and fatally beat him to death, according to local sources.