Kolkata: With several months to go for the assembly elections in West Bengal, the political violence between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gradually gaining intensity.
On Saturday, a political rally held by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Asansol was attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress (TMC) cadre.
The clash reportedly took place at the Barabani area of Asansol when a group of miscreants, allegedly belonging to the TMC opened fire at the BJP rally. The hooligans also hurled crude bombs at the BJP rally before fleeing from the spot.
At least two people sustained bullet injuries in the incident and are undergoing treatment in a hospital..
BJP leader Mukul Roy blamed the TMC for the incident and said that the Trinamool Congress has provoked similar clashes all across West Bengal.
However, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) has denied any involvement in the incident with party spokesperson Kunal Ghosh claiming that the clash took place due to infighting within the West Bengal unit of the BJP.