At Least 30 Injured In Clashes Over Panchayat Board Control In Bengal

Posted Chandana On 29 Aug, 2018 09:23 AM at Nandigama,Krishna

Violence erupted in West Bengal again on Tuesday over the formation of gram panchayat (GP) boards, with clashes between workers of the ruling TMC and opposition parties leaving at least 30 people, including five policemen, injured, police said. Clashes were reported from two places in North Dinajpur district, they said. Bombs were hurled and bullets fired in the clashes at Daspara and Itahar GP under Chopra police station limits, they added. The clash at Itahar broke out after Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers allegedly obstructed GP members from the BJP from voting to elect office bearers, the police said.

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