Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah has slammed West Bengal’s Trinamool Congress government led by Mamata Banerjee for indulging political murders after a Dalit worker of his party was found head hanging from a tree in Purulia district.
Shah posted a picture of party worker Trilochan Mahato’s body hanging from a tree and said he was a “young life full of possibilities” who was “brutally taken out under state’s patronage” just because his ideology differed from that of “state-sponsored goons.”
Mahato, a young BJP worker, was found yesterday morning hanging from a tree in his hometown of Balarampur. Police discovered a chilling note near his body saying he was punished for his association with BJP. A message on his white shirt also roughly said, “This if for doing BJP politics from the age of 18. Tried to kill you since the elections but failed. Now you are dead.”
Amit Shah expressed shock at Mahato’s murder by equating Mamata Banerjee’s TMC government with the “violent legacy of Communist rule.” He said BJP mourns for Mahato’s death and stands in solidarity with his grieving family.
Other BJP leaders like general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya also slammed Mamata Banerjee’s party for indulging in such kind of politics. He said 18 BJP workers have been killed by TMC goons who receive backing from the government in this regard.