New Delhi: Condemning the current incident of alleged gangrape of a minor lady in West Bengal’s Hanskhali, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Saugata Roy on Thursday mentioned not a single incident of violence in opposition to ladies ought to happen in a state helmed by a girl chief minister.
Talking at a programme in North 24 Parganas, Roy, as quoted by information company PTI mentioned, “Crimes in opposition to ladies are unacceptable. It’s a matter of disgrace for all of us even when a single crime incident in opposition to ladies is reported within the state which is helmed by a girl chief minister. We should always have zero tolerance of crime in opposition to ladies.”
Then again, asserting that ladies are protected within the state below Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s management, TMC state basic secretary and spokesperson Kunal Ghosh mentioned, “I do not wish to touch upon what he (Roy) has mentioned. The ladies of the state are protected and safe in West Bengal below the management of Mamata Banerjee. The chief minister herself directed the police to take stern motion.”
Roy’s remark comes days after a minor lady died after being allegedly gangraped by the son of a ruling TMC panchayat chief at Hanskhali. The Calcutta Excessive Courtroom handed over the probe to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and ordered senior police officer Damayanti Sen to research 4 rape incidents in West Bengal.
In the meantime, within the mild of Roy’s remark, the Opposition events requested the MP to share his ‘piece of recommendation’ with the CM as a substitute of creating public statements.
BJP state president Sukanta Majumdar mentioned, “No matter he has mentioned is true. However he ought to say this to his social gathering supremo Mamata Banerjee and ask her to cease the lawless state of affairs within the state. Till and until he does that, it appears his feedback are an try and play to the gallery.”
State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury, seconded Majumdar’s opinion saying, “Roy has been saying many issues that sound music to our ears. However will he condemn the statements made by the chief minister after the Hanskhali incident. He ought to first try this.”
Senior CPI (M) chief Sujan Chakraborty, in assist of Roy’s comment, mentioned, “It appears he has realized that Bengal has earned a nasty fame for lawless state of affairs within the state. However he ought to first ask the chief minister to ascertain the rule of legislation within the state.”
Notably, the minor lady was allegedly gangraped on the event of a celebration on the home of a TMC panchayat chief’s son at Hanskhali in Nadia district on April 4, in line with the police criticism lodged by the sufferer’s dad and mom. The lady bled to demise hours after the incident, the criticism additional mentioned.
Two individuals, together with the TMC chief’s son, have been arrested in reference to the case up to now, police mentioned.
In the meantime, CM Banerjee drew flak from the opposition events over her assertion on the incident. On April 11, Banerjee publicly expressed doubt over the reason for the lady’s demise and questioned if the sufferer was truly raped or was she in a relation with the accused that bought her pregnant.