Kolkata: NHRC team investigating post-poll violence allegedly attacked in Jadavpur
Kolkata/IBNS: A team of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) visiting West Bengal to probe the incidents of post-poll violence in the state was allegedly heckled by locals while it was checking ground reality in southern Kolkata's Jadavpur area on Tuesday afternoon, reports said.
According to reports, the NHRC with Central force's security cover went to Nilsangha area near KPC Hospital in Jadavpur to visit alleged post-poll violence-hit houses when locals at a large number gheraoed them and allegedly assaulted the team members.
इस वीडियो को देखिये कैसे वेस्ट बंगाल के जाधवपुर में दंगाई CISF के जवानों के साथ भी मार पीट कर रहें हैँ मुझ तक पहुँचने के लिए CISF के जवानों की मौजूदगी में इनकी इतनी हिम्मत है तो आम आदमी जिसका क़ुसूर सिर्फ इतना था की उसने apni मर्ज़ी से वोट किया तो उसका क्या हाल कर रखा होगा ! pic.twitter.com/9zvnHLMSCe— Atif Rasheed (@AtifBjp) June 29, 2021
National Commission for Minorities (NCM) vice-chairman, Atif Rasheed, alleged that at least 40 houses at the locality had been destroyed in the large-scale post-poll violence.
"As a vice-chairman of the NCM and a member of the Calcutta High Court appointed committee to investigate post-poll violence in West Bengal, I went to Jadavpur with NHRC team to make a ground reality check, and we found that 40 houses have been destroyed in the violence and those are abandoned," NCM vice-chairman Atif Rasheed said.
"We and our security personnel were also attacked during our visit," Atif Rasheed added.
वेस्ट बंगाल के जाधवपुर मे दलित समाज के जले हुए टूटे हुए घरों की तस्वीरें इन घरों के लोग यहाँ से दो महीने से पलायन कर चुके हैँ गुनाह सिर्फ इतना अपनी मर्ज़ी से वोट देना हम सच जानने गए तो हम पर भी हमला किया गया यह लोग हमें मारने को चढ़ रहे हैँ तो वह ग़रीब,दलित का क्या हाल किया होगा! pic.twitter.com/6RAR1IRAM6— Atif Rasheed (@AtifBjp) June 29, 2021
The NHRC team alleged that it had not received adequate security from local police and very few policemen were present there who were inactive during the attack.