FIR lodged against West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury for verbally abusing District Magistrate

Chowdhury had allegedly targeted district magistrate Y Ratanakar Rao at the November 14 public meeting.

By: PTI | Berhampore | Published:November 16, 2016 2:00 pm

An FIR has been lodged against West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury for verbally abusing the District Magistrate at a public meeting here in Murshidabad district on November 14.

The FIR was lodged against him by the police at Berhampore police station Tuesday night, a senior official said.

Chowdhury had allegedly targeted district magistrate Y Ratanakar Rao at the November 14 public meeting.

He called him names for being close to the ruling party and helping it to rope in Congress and other non-TMC members of the Zilla Parishad in the district, which was Chowdhury’s stronghold.