Kolkata: West Bengal has witnessed poll-related violence in every phase of voting in Lok Sabha election 2019 so far. The posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah were removed on Tuesday from the route of Amit Shah's roadshow. The battle between the BJP and Trinamool Congress reached a crescendo in Kolkat.
According to the report, The BJP posters had been placed at different points of Tuesday's roadshow but was removed just hours before its start. The saffron party has alleged that these were removed by TMC party workers. "
Kailash Vijayvargiya, national sceretary told ANI, “Mamata ji's goons and police removed all the posters and flags. They escaped soon after we reached here.’
Meanwhile, BJP workers protested vociferously and chanted anti-Mamata Banerjee slogans. Many of the BJP workers have also alleged that the State Election Commission is biased and has been favouring TMC.
The party president was scheduled to lead a BJP rally from Sahid Minar Maidaan but Kolkata Police denied permission stating that the BJP had tried to set up a stage here. As a result, the rally will now begin from Dharmatala and end at the house of Swami Vivekananda at Simla Street. The roadshow will reportedly also feature tableau from 20 states and have cultural events.