On Wednesday, CPI (M) veteran and Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan fired another salvo against Natesan. He said Natesan had committed grave irregularities in microfinance scheme of SNDP.
“The party has time and again commented on it. The party is doing more than what is required to be done,” BJP secretary Siddharth Nath Singh said.
Several members of the group, ‘Hindu Yuva Vahini’, today tried entering the village but were stopped by the police in view of the prohibitory orders.
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The Supreme Court had on October 1 denied interim bail to Somnath Bharti and sought the presence of his wife before it to explore the possibility of mediation.
In the last KDMC elections, BJP contested 45 seats out of 122 and won nine.
In the similar vein, state minister Partha Chatterjee accused the Opposition of trying to destroy the democratic setup of the state.
Earlier in the day, Sinha had said BJP will move Calcutta High Court to demand fresh polls into Bidhannagar and Asansol
According to sources, the party leadership has asked BJP members to adopt restraint and not make any statements that may flare up tempers and communal passion.
The comments by the two leaders came against the backdrop of the lynching of a man in Bishada village of Uttar Pradesh recently following rumours that the family had consumed and stored beef.
Lalu Prasad said that “these hypocrites who are talking about ‘gau mata’ should be asked as to how many of them own cow shelter?”
The party has big plans for observing JP’s 113th birth anniversary on October 11 as ‘Save Democracy Day’ with a programme planned in every state capital.
Kotadiya’s reported comments on Sunday did not go down well with BJP, which said it no longer recognises him as a party MLA.
The local bodies poll, slated for November 1, would be the first test of this informal coalition of BJP and caste outfits.
As the situation turned ugly on Monday morning with supporters of Thakre indulging in stone-pelting and arson, district administration imposed prohibitory orders under section 144 in the town.