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No additional 400 central troops for deployment in the riot-hit areas : Bengal Govt

The WB government said no to an additional 400 central troops for deployment in the riot-hit areas of North 24-Parganas district.

West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee denies the additional help to 400 troops sent by the central to curb the communal violent situations rising in Baduria in Basirhat Sub-division district of  West Bengal. Though she did not give any specific reason for the denial.

Communal riots broke out in Baduria on Monday after an objectionable post o Facebook, posted by some unknown person. To control the situations in the riot-prone area Centre had deployed eight companies of paramilitary forces (comprising 100 personnel each) to West Bengal. However, Banerjee sent back 400 troops saying that she did not need the deployment of 400 extra troops.

Amid of the riots, Bengal also witnessed public spat between Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, triggered by a telephonic conversation between the two on the communal violence.

The situation is now under control in the Baduria region as no fresh incidents of violence were reported in the region.

After the recent riots in Baduria and the unrest prevailing in the hills from past almost a month has now forced The left parties along with few other parties to seek the help of the Governor of West Bengal, to convince the state government to reach to a solution to restore peace in the state with the consensus of all parties.

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