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West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh’s convoy attacked allegedly by TMC cadre

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was also part of the convoy

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh’s convoy attacked allegedly by TMC cadre

Kolkata: The convoy of West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers in East Midnapore's Khejuri on Tuesday evening.

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was also part of the convoy, shared a series of tweets in connection with the attack alleging that the "TMC goons had blocked the roads but the West Bengal Police did not help them."

"I am appalled at such brazen abuse of power by Mamata Banerjee whose people have thrown all democratic norms to the gutter. Is this the New India that we dream of?" read one of Sharma's tweet. 

He also added that many of the BJP workers have been injured and both the leaders have been "stuck" at the place.

While Ghosh and Sharma escaped unhurt, two vehicles were completely vandalised.

Sharma further said that the CRPF personnel helped them in moving away from the place while three BJP workers were taken away by TMC goons in front of the police.

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The incident comes just a day after several incidents of violence was reported from West Bengal during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha election.