New Delhi, Dec 23: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has constituted a three-member team to visit the violence-hit areas of Dhulagarh in West Bengal. The fact-finding team will visit Dhulagarh on December 24.
The delegation included Satyapal Singh, Lok Sabha member and former Mumbai Police Commissioner, Jagdambika Pal, another Lok Sabha member and Roopa Ganguly, Rajya Sabha member from the state.
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh will join the delegation once it reaches the state, party leaders said.
It may be noted that the mindless violence in West Bengal alleged to have been targeted against a particular community and BJP activists too, as the party had claimed. The BJP had alleged that Trinamool Congress workers belonging to minority community have targeted Hindus in the Howrah district as they supported the BJP.
According to a report in The Pioneer, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Thursday enquired from the state Director General of Police Surajit Kar Purakayastha about the law and order situation there.
According to information received from the Governor’s residence, Purakayastha briefed Tripathi on the matter.
“The Governor asked the DGP to ensure peace and law and order in the area and to take strict action against the culprits,” a release issued by the Raj Bhavan said on Thursday.
Last week, a clash occurred between the two groups when a procession was taken out in the area in the last week.
As per a senior officer at the Howrah Commissionerate, police had to use tear gas to bring the situation under control when the groups hurled bombs at each other.