Amidst recent incidents of political violence in the state, BJP on Friday requested West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi to visit the trouble-torn villages of Birbhum district where it alleged there have been instances of police atrocities against locals.
The BJP and the CPI(M) will meet West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi on Friday to express their resentment over the state administration's refusal to allow them to visit violence-hit Makra village in Birbhum district.
The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused BJP of trying to create unrest in West Bengal on the basis of religion, soon after some central leaders of the saffron outfit were arrested for trying to enter the violence- hit Makra village in Birbhum district.
The West Bengal police, Thursday, prevented a central fact finding team of BJP from visiting Makra village in Birbhum district where three persons were killed and as many injured in clashes between Trinamool Congress and BJP supporters last week.
Demanding a CBI probe into the Birbhum district violence, the BJP Tuesday claimed that minorities in West Bengal were coming into its fold by leaving the ruling Trinamool Congress which was "fomenting violence" to stop the desertions.
The officer-in-charge of Parui Police Station in Birbhum district was injured on Friday when bombs were hurled at a police team which raided a village after it was informed that bombs were being manufactured there.
Claiming that there were attempts to shield the guilty, the Left Front Monday supported the demand for a CBI probe into a 2010 triple murder in West Bengal`s Birbhum district in which a Trinamool Congress lawmaker is allegedly involved.