‘I will hand over the responsibility to my Hindu brothers to see that…’, Mamata Banerjee fears violence on Hanuman Jayanti

Mamata Banerjee On Hanuman Jayanti: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is looking cautious after the violence spread in West Bengal on the day of Ram Navami. Now on Tuesday (April 04) he "Hindu brothers" to protect minorities and claimed that another round of violence is being planned in the state on Thursday (April 06) when the country would be celebrating Hanuman Jayanti.

According to news agency PTI, he has also claimed that even after the Ram Navami festival is over, political workers carrying weapons and bombs are deliberately taking out processions in minority areas. Banerjee’s remarks came a day after clashes broke out between two groups during a Ram Navami procession at Rishra and Serampore in Hooghly district.

What did Mamta Banerjee say?

Actually Mamta Banerjee while addressing a program said, “I will hand over the responsibility to my Hindu brothers to see that minorities are not oppressed on April 6 (Hanuman Jayanti).” Along with this, the Trinamool Congress supremo also urged Hindus to provide security to Scheduled Castes and tribal communities.

BJP also reacted

What did the CPIM say?

CPIM Central Committee member Dr. Sujan Chakraborty said that if Mamata Banerjee knew about the possible violence on Hanuman Jayanti, she could have held meetings with the administration to tighten security instead of visiting Purba Medinipur district. Chakraborty said, "They should meet the police to find out why these incidents happened and what can be done to tighten the security measures."

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