A Ministry of Home Affairs team led by an additional secretary had arrived in West Bengal on Thursday seeking reasons for the post-poll violence in the state. On Friday, the four-member team met Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Raj Bhawan seeking a report on the law-and-order status quo in Bengal. Particularly they are looking for reasons for the violence that erupted after the assembly election results on May 2.
According to the officials the probing MHA team also held meetings with the chief secretary, home secretary and the DGP at the secretariat. Furthermore, the team visited a number of places in South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas districts. They also met the family of the departed and talked to other residents. Notably in the post assembly election result violence 16 people lost their lives in several parts of the state.
The BJP has alleged that TMC for post pole violence which resulted in death of their party workers and vandalism. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rejected the charges. As per her statement vehemence and clashes were taking place in saffron party winning areas.