Kolkata: Days after violence rocked Malda district and following which communal tension flared in the area, West Bengal Mamata Banerjee on Friday said there is no communal violence in the state.
The attack on Kaliachak police station took place on Sunday, when a Muslim organisation Anjuman Ahle Sunnatul Jamaat (AJS) organised a protest rally against Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari for allegedly making controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad.
The Times of India had in a report said that Tiwari, who claims to be the working president of Hindu Mahasabha, had called Prophet Muhammad the first homosexual in the world.
The Union Home Ministry has already sought a report from Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool government on the Malda violence.
BJP on Tuesday attacked the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal over the "rampaging communalism" in Malda, alleging that the accused behind it are indulging in violence under its protection.