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BJP activists in Kolkata hold demonstrations protesting yesterday's attack on Ghosh

Kolkata, Oct 6 (UNI) Irked over yesterday's attack on state party chief Dilip Ghosh and other members of BJP delegation in the Hills of Darjeeling, the BJP today held demonstration all
over the city and took out protest march.
The demonstrators cast aspersion on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool
Congress Government in the state, demanding the culprits should be brought to book and
alleged that it was perpetrated deliberately to disturb Mr Ghosh’s meeting in the hills.
Mr Ghosh was forced to leave the meeting venues following widespread disturbances
yesterday in Darjeeling and the situation came to such a pass that he had to be escorted
to Sadar Police Station for safety.
Mr Ghosh along with other delegation members were roughed up yesterday by some demonstrators, who also showed '' black flags '' and shouted ''go back '' slogans.
Those accompanying the delegation were also not spared and came under blows from
the demonstrators and even the traditional Nepali cap worn by Mr Ghosh was also taken
off by the protesters.
Mr Ghosh accused new GTA chairman Binay Tamang and his faction of orchestrating the
attack on him and other delegation members.
The state BJP strongly condemned the incident and demanded the resignation of Chief
Minister Mamata Banerjee, charging that the Trinamool Congress Government with being
''hand in gloves'' with the demonstrators.
Meanwhile, two persons were arrested today in connection with yesterday's attack on
the BJP delegation members.
The arrest was made by Sadar Police Station.
The arrested were Chandan Thapa and Santay Gurung.
UNI SJC BM
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