Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Home News Reports West Bengal: BJP leader Manish Shukla shot dead in front of police station, governor...

West Bengal: BJP leader Manish Shukla shot dead in front of police station, governor summons ACS (Home) and DGP due to worsening law & order situation

BJP vice president in West Bengal Arjun Singh and national General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya directly blamed Trinamool Congress for the murder of Manish Shukla

In another incident of attack on BJP leaders in West Bengal, lawyer and BJP councillor from Titagarh Manish Shukla was shot dead by unknown assailants. The incident happened at around 8.30 pm on Sunday evening near Titagarh police station in Brackpore area.

According to reports, Shukla had attended a party event at Howrah earlier in the day, and after the event he had gone to the party office located near Titagarh police station. Moments after he entered the office, bike borne assailants fired at him. According to eyewitnesses, Shukla was shot from very close range.

Manish Shukla was hit by several bullets fired by the attackers who were wearing helmets. The assailants sped off after shooting at the BJP leader, party worker Gobinda was also injured when had rushed to save him. Shukla was rushed to a private hospital nearby, where he was declared brought dead.  

Soon after the incident, locals and BJP workers came out in protest. Alleging that ruling party was behind the attack, BJP workers gheraoed the police station, and blocked the road. A large contingent of police in riot gear was deployed in the area to control the protests.

BJP vice president in West Bengal Arjun Singh directly blamed Trinamool Congress for the attack. He tweeted, “TMC, their leaders and police everyone will face the consequence of this mistake and misdeed.”

National General secretary of BJP Kailash Vijayvargiya said that political violence in West Bengal is not stopping, and today again BJP worker Manish Shukla was killed by TMC goons. The incident happened outside Titagarh police station in Barackpore, but as always police kept its eyes closed.

Vijayvargiya also demanded CBI probe in the case. He also said that the role of police in the case also should be probed, saying they don’t trust the state police.

Following the incident, West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar informed on Twitter that he has summoned the Additional Chief Secretary in Home department and the DGP of West Bengal police at 10 am tomorrow. He informed that officials have been summoned in the wake of worsening law and order situation leading to dastardly killing of Manish Shukla.

The state BJP has called for a 12-hour bandh in the state tomorrow in protest against the assassination. A team of central BJP leaders including Kailash Vijayvargiya will visit the state tomorrow to join the protests.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

 

Related Articles

Trending now

Farmer Protests: Union government proposes to suspend the implementation of farm laws for 1-1.5 years to end the protest

Unions will discuss the offer to suspend farms laws tomorrow, will and inform their decision in next meeting on 22nd January

Niira Radia Tapes: Read how Navika Kumar was in thick with the infamous lobbyist known for brokering ministerial berths in the UPA regime

Navika Kumar had allegedly spoke to lobbyist Niira Radia over an imminent revolt within the BJP party following the 2009 General elections

Arnab Goswami to sue Congress, challenges Rahul Gandhi to one-on-one debate

Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami has decided to sue Congress and take strong action against the alleged lies peddled by the grand old party and its senior leaders including Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi.

‘Kerala model’ still struggling to fight coronavirus, accounts for 45% of the country’s total fresh cases

Kerala reported 6,186 positive cases on Tuesday, 19 January. The test positivity rate in Kerala stood at 9.34%.

Congress to raise the issue of Arnab Chat Gate in the upcoming Parliamentary session

The leaked WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami and Ex-BARC COO Parth Dasgupta had created a political furore

Every child is born a Muslim: Islamic hate preacher Zakir Naik claims in his latest video

Islamic hate preacher Dr Zakir Naik in his latest video posted on his YouTube channel has claimed that every child 'is born a Muslim'.

Recently Popular

The hidden chats in the TRP Chargesheet that nobody is talking about, not even the police: India Today and BARC

In the TRP case chargesheet, pages of personal chats between Arnab Goswami and the ex-BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta have been added

‘Jack Ma is safe and sound’, is ‘laying low’ claims founder and chairman of equity firm Primavera Capital Group

Days after his unflattering opinion of the Chinese authorities, Alibaba founder Jack Ma went mysteriously missing

Arnab vs Navika: Arnab responds to Navika’s emotional monologue, says he carried his shoes with him

Recently, Navika Kumar said that when Arnab left Time Now, she had his shoes to fill. However, Arnab gives a befitting reply.

‘Madam Chief Minister’ poster row: Bhim Sena threatens to cut off Richa Chadha’s tongue, actress apologises for poster

The poster of 'Madam Chief Minister' showed Richa Chadha holding a broom. Many have called it an offensive stereotyping of the Dalit community.

Has China constructed a new village inside Arunachal Pradesh? Not quite: How NDTV misled with its ‘exclusive’ report

Report China building a village inside Arunachal Pradesh was bought out by NDTV yesterday - and it turned out to be fake news

British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik says he loves India and fans can’t keep calm

Recently, Zayn Malik was heard singing Mohammad Rafi's Chaudavi Ka Chand in the track Tightrope.
- Advertisement -

 

“Most generous gift”, “gesture of compassion and generosity of PM Modi”: Maldives, Bhutan express gratitude for vaccines sent by India

India has sent 1,00,000 doses of Covishield vaccine to Maldives and 1,50,000 doses of the vaccine to Bhutan as grants

Farmer Protests: Union government proposes to suspend the implementation of farm laws for 1-1.5 years to end the protest

Unions will discuss the offer to suspend farms laws tomorrow, will and inform their decision in next meeting on 22nd January

Case lodged against unknown miscreants for vandalising a bus for carrying a display board saying ‘Sambhaji Nagar’ in Aurangabad: Reports

A bus was vandalised at the Vaijapur Bus depot for carrying a display board that read 'Sambhaji Nagar' in place of Aurangabad

Niira Radia Tapes: Read how Navika Kumar was in thick with the infamous lobbyist known for brokering ministerial berths in the UPA regime

Navika Kumar had allegedly spoke to lobbyist Niira Radia over an imminent revolt within the BJP party following the 2009 General elections

Arnab Goswami to sue Congress, challenges Rahul Gandhi to one-on-one debate

Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami has decided to sue Congress and take strong action against the alleged lies peddled by the grand old party and its senior leaders including Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi.

‘Bengal mangoge toh cheer denge’ – TMC’s Madan Mitra threatens BJP ahead of West Bengal assembly elections

Madan Mitra threatens to rip BJP leaders saying 'Doodh maangoge to kheer denge, Bengal mangoge to cheer denge'

Former BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta denied bail despite deteriorating health conditions

Partho Dasgupta is currently admitted at JJ Hospital by Taloja jail officials and is in a very critical condition.

‘Kerala model’ still struggling to fight coronavirus, accounts for 45% of the country’s total fresh cases

Kerala reported 6,186 positive cases on Tuesday, 19 January. The test positivity rate in Kerala stood at 9.34%.

Congress to raise the issue of Arnab Chat Gate in the upcoming Parliamentary session

The leaked WhatsApp chats between Arnab Goswami and Ex-BARC COO Parth Dasgupta had created a political furore

Every child is born a Muslim: Islamic hate preacher Zakir Naik claims in his latest video

Islamic hate preacher Dr Zakir Naik in his latest video posted on his YouTube channel has claimed that every child 'is born a Muslim'.

Connect with us

245,563FansLike
496,912FollowersFollow
22,800SubscribersSubscribe