Sunday, August 1, 2021

4-member Home Ministry team to look into reasons for post-poll violence in West Bengal, arrives in state

A four-member fact-finding team of the Union Home Ministry, tasked with looking into reasons for the post-poll violence in West Bengal, arrived in the state today. Led by an additional secretary of the ministry, the team visited the state secretariat and held a meeting with the West Bengal Home Secretary and DGP in Kolkata this afternoon.

The team, which will also assess the ground situation in the state, is likely to visit several areas in the city as well as South 24 Parganas, Godkhali, Sunderbans and Jaggadal.

The ministry had on Wednesday sent a reminder to the West Bengal government to submit a detailed report on the post-poll violence and to take necessary measures to stop such incidents without any loss of time.

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