As per the family, it was BJP worker Swarup Gorai’s last wish that his body be taken to the BJP headquarters in Kolkata and so they refused to take it back to their hometown, Nanoor in Birbhum district, on Monday. But, later in the night, it was learnt that the police took the body back to Nanoor.
The KMRCL told the Calcutta HC that it had already stopped the underground construction for East West Metro corridor, following Sunday’s damage to several houses in central Kolkata during a tunnel-boring work. Several buildings in the congested Bowbazar area have developed cracks.
The order was passed on separate petitions moved by 11 BJP councillors who had claimed they were forcibly prevented by the police and people affiliated to Trinamool Congress from participating in the trust vote on July 16.
In the sting operation, which was claimed to have been carried out in 2014, some persons resembling senior TMC leaders are seen accepting money from the representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours.
BJP President Dilip Ghosh said the party will continue to hold protest meets to condemn the state government’s attempts to stall the rath yatras. The party was scheduled to begin its rath yatras from December 7.
Modifying a single bench order passed Wednesday, which had put the ‘rath yatras’ on hold till January 9, the division bench of Justices Biswanath Somadder and A Mukherjee lifted the injunction and disposed of the BJP’s petition.