The ensuing by-election in Uluberia Lok Sabha constituency in Howrah district is likely to witness a contest between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP although the CPM is trying to hold its ground in the seat which was once its bastion.
West Bengal riots: BJP accuses Mamata govt of practising 'appeasement' ; to launch 'Save Bengal' campaign today
Accusing the Mamata Banerjee-led government of practising "politics of appeasement", the BJP said it would take out a "Save Bengal" march from Raj Ghat
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today denied any incident of rioting at Dhulagarh in Howrah district and alleged that "wrong information" was being given on social media.
Dhulagarh, a town 25 km west of Kolkata, has been simmering for the past fortnight, following communal clashes that saw people's houses and shops being targetted and set on fire
A three-MP delegation of BJP will visit Dhulagarh in West Bengal on Saturday to look into incidents of violence, the party said on Friday
BJP will also approach the National Human Rights Commission and will also move the union Home Ministry regarding the recent communal riots in the state.