Minutes after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union minister Babul Supriyo got attacked by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party workers, the Union Minister was seen roughing up a police official and threatening TMC party workers at open. In a video, shot minutes after TMC workers pelted stone at Babul Supriyo, the minister was seen heckling police official by snatching his cap and beating him up on the head.
Alleging the police for allowing the TMC workers to pelt stones at his car and come near the minister and attack them, Babul Supriyo said that this is not the first time such incident has happened and assured that it might repeat again in the future if TMC workers attack them again.
“For me it was important to protect my field workers and if the TMC goons are attacking us, i won’t leave the field like a coward,” said the Union Minister.
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Yesterday, Babul Supriyo was attacked with bricks by TMC workers, in the presence of police officials, while he was on his way, with party co-workers, to a police station to stage protest aginst the arrest of some of his BJP workers. Angry TMC workers even grabbed BJP leader Subrata Mitra, and started thrashing him ignoring police officials.
Later, BJP state unit planned to observe a twelve hour bandh all over Assansol and present demonstrations by burning effigy of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at evrery district headqauarters.