South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], December 10 (ANI): After BJP President JP Nadda's convoy was allegedly attacked on Thursday, party national secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that the attack shows the level of anarchy and it is imperative to establish democracy in the state of West Bengal.
"Along with me and Mukul Roy, my driver and security personnel are also injured. The party president's (JP Nadda) car was also attacked, but his vehicle was bulletproof. I believe this is the last level of anarchy. I want to ask the people of West Bengal if this is how the national secretary of a party is welcomed? We have to establish a democracy here. I believe the citizens are answerable and they have to decide for how long they would let this lawlessness continued," said Vijayvargiya.
He further condemned the attack and said "the act of violence in presence of police gave the impression that West Bengal is not a part of India".
"We strongly condemn this attack. In the presence of police, goons attacked us. It felt as if we were not in our own country," he added.
His statement comes after BJP President JP Nadda's convoy was allegedly attacked and several BJP leaders including Kailash Vijayvargiya were injured when protesters pelted stones at their vehicles at West Bengal's Diamond Harbour.
"Mukul Roy and Kailash Vijayvargiya were injured in the attack today. It is a shame on democracy," Nadda said.
"There isn't a car in our convoy which was not attacked. I am safe because I was travelling in a bulletproof car. This state of lawlessness and intolerance in West Bengal has to end," Nadda said while speaking at a public meeting at South 24 Paraganas in West Bengal.
BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya was on his way to South 24 Paraganas and alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers pelted stones at his vehicle at West Bengal's Diamond Harbour.
The incident took place while he was on his way to South 24 Paraganas. Protestors also attempted to block the road from where BJP President JP Nadda's convoy was passing.
"Bengal Police has already got the information about BJP National President JP Nadda ji program. But once again the Bengal police failed. In front of the police near Siracol bus stand, TMC goons hit our workers and pelted stones at my car," Vijayvargiya tweeted.
BJP leader Sambit Patra also alleged that he along with some other leaders were attacked while they were travelling in a car.
"Our cars attacked in Bengal!! Window panes were broken. Shri Shivprakash ji, Shri Sanjay Mayukh ji and myself were travelling in this car. One karyakarta in our car is bleeding!! God save our lives!! Mamata Banerjee, is this democracy??" Patra tweeted.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said that he is concerned at alarming reports of anarchy and lawlessness.
"Mamata Banerjee indicating ruling party harmads on rampage at BJP president convoy and political police WB Police in support...I share my shame with you as it's on account of your acts of omission & commission," Governor tweeted. (ANI)