Kolkata: Union minister Deepa Dasmunshi on Wednesday alleged that Congress offices and her car were attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal, in retaliation to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her finance minister being the target of SFI's ire in Delhi.
"My car was attacked yesterday at Namkhana by TMC workers. This morning there were reports that Congress offices were attacked," Dasmunshi, union minister of state for urban development told a press conference along with WBPCC president Pradip Bhattacharya.
Referring to the death of SFI leader Sudipta Gupta in police custody in Kolkata, Dasmunshi said, "We have condemned the death of Sudipta Gupta as well as the targeting of Mamata Banerjee and Amit Mitra by the SFI in Delhi.
"It is shameful the way violence has been unleashed by TMC since yesterday. It is for the TMC government to show restraint, so that a civil war does not break out in West Bengal," she said....more
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