20 - 09 - 2019

FIR against Bijan Dhar

Dharmanagar, July 10, 2019: An FIR was filed against Left Front convener Bijan Dhar in Dharmanagar Police station for fomenting communal tension. Local sources said,BJP Mandal secretary Shyamal Nath today lodged case with IPC 153 (A) and 505 (1) (C). In a TV interview,Bijan Dhar while reacting on violence at West Chandrpur claimed that BJP supporters had set afire a Masjid – thestatement was found to be blatant lie and drew large-scale condemnation.

Apart from filing complaint, BJP will also hold agitation against Bijan Dhar’s statement for willfully instigating communal hatred in the State. Local CPM leaders, however, distanced themselves from Dhar’s ‘Masjid fire’statement – “it was a political clash”, Party sources said