Dilip Ghosh : West Bengal BJP president and MP Dilip Ghosh on Saturday alleged that he was not allowed to go to the cyclone-ravaged areas of the South 24 Parganas district, triggering a disagreement between the saffron get together and the ruling TMC.
West Bengal BJP president and MP Dilip Ghosh on Saturday alleged that he was not allowed to go to the cyclone-ravaged areas of the South 24 Parganas district, triggering a disagreement between the saffron get together and the ruling TMC.
Ghosh was on his approach to Canning and Basanti, two of the a number of areas of the district affected by cyclone Amphan, to distribute reduction supplies. His automobile was allegedly stopped by the police on the Dhalai bridge close to Garia space of the district.
“I do not know why I’ve been stopped from visiting the cyclone-affected areas. The TMC leaders are visiting these locations and distributing reduction supplies. The police will not be stopping them. The rule solely modifications for the BJP leaders,” Ghosh mentioned.
In a tweet, Ghosh mentioned that he was barred from going to Cyclone-hit areas of Canning and Gosaba.
His remark got here after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced advance help of Rs 1,000 crore for the cyclone-hit state and an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the households of every of these killed and Rs 50,000 for the injured.
Ghosh threatened to stage a sit-in protest if he was not allowed to go to the affected areas. “If the state authorities desires to pursue reduction politics, they need to prepare for a befitting reply from our staff,” he mentioned.
The BJP staff accompanying Ghosh had a light scuffle with the police personnel, they usually pushed the lads in uniform to pave the way in which for the car of the get together’s state president.
Meanwhile, the police mentioned that Ghosh didn’t have any permission to maneuver in that space in line with lockdown and catastrophe administration guidelines.
Kolkata Mayor and State Minister Firhad Hakim puzzled why the state BJP was eager on doing politics over the distribution of reduction supplies.
Ghosh had on Friday demanded that the help must be credited to the financial institution accounts of the individuals, affected by Cyclone Amphan, to keep away from siphoning of cash.