Here is a take a look at the important thing developments following the incident.
- The Election Commission has sought experiences from West Bengal chief secretary and its particular observers within the state Ajay Nayak and Vivek Dubey. The experiences have been sought newest by 5 pm on Friday.
- A dishevelled-looking Banerjee, sitting within the entrance seat of the SUV, spoke to the media simply earlier than her convoy left for Kolkata from Nandigram.
“There were about four-five men who did it… See how it is swelling up…” she stated whereas pointing at her legs. She additionally alleged that it was a “conspiracy”.
“Of course it is a conspiracy… There were no security men around me,” the Trinamool chief added when requested if it was a deliberate assault on her.
- Following the incident in Birulia Anchal, sources stated that Banerjee was instantly taken to her non permanent residence at Reapara, earlier than heading again to Kolkata. Mamata was scheduled to return to Kolkata on Thursday however was instantly rushed again to the state capital.
- Union minister Piyush Goyal stated following the incident in Nandigram stated that the TMC president is “perturbed”.
“I think I’ll refrain from commenting. All of you’re intelligent and have covered (reported on) such things all your life. Our didi is perturbed. These are signs of a defeated party and a defeated candidate. She’ll lose from Nandigram and there’ll be a change in West Bengal,” he stated.
- West Bengal BJP vp Arjun Singh alleged that Mamata staged the incident to garner sympathy.
“Is it Taliban that her convoy was attacked? A huge police force accompanies her. Who can get near her? Four IPS officers are her security in charge and must be suspended. Attackers don’t appear out of anywhere, they’ve to be nabbed. She did drama for sympathy,” Singh stated.
- Trinamool MP Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, who was in Nandigram on the time of the incident, issued an announcement.
“After a widespread response from the people of Nandigram Block-1 yesterday (Tuesday), Mamata Banerjee visited several places of Nandigram Block II after filing nomination at Haldia. She offered Puja in one after another temple.
“There was an enormous response from folks in every single place. At about 6.15 pm, when she was about to go away Birulia Anchal after performing puja in a temple, just a few unknown individuals pushed her to the automobile and forcibly shut the door, because of which she sustained accidents in her left leg and in addition suffered extreme ache within the waist. She, thereafter, left for Kolkata to get correct remedy,” ray stated.
- Earlier, after submitting her papers for the Nandigram Assembly constituency seat, Banerjee took half within the two-km-long roadshow at Haldia. She was accompanied by social gathering state president Subrata Bakshi.
- The Trinamool president had been contesting polls from her residence seat Bhawanipore constituency, however this time selected Nandigram, a stronghold of Trinamool turn-coat Suvendu Adhikari who joined the BJP final 12 months. A pitched battle was being anticipated from the phrase go.
(With inputs from companies)