Mamata shares video message from hospital, requests people to maintain peace

by National | 11-03-2021 | 6377 views

Kolkatha: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has shared a video message from hospital after she alleged she was pushed by four-five people in Nandigram. "I request everybody to maintain peace and refrain from doing anything that can cause inconvenience to anybody. I'll resume work in two-three days," she said. This comes as TMC workers held protests after the alleged attack.

Eyewitnesses, who were present in West Bengal's Nandigram where CM Mamata Banerjee was injured during campaigning on Wednesday, have claimed that she was not manhandled and her car's door closed after hitting a pillar. "Local police and her bodyguards were also present," an eyewitness said. Banerjee had said she was pushed by four-five people and the police was not present.

The Election Commission on Wednesday sought a report from West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay after CM Mamata Banerjee said she was attacked by four or five people. The EC has also sought a report from Special Police Observer Vivek Dubey and Special General Observer Ajay Nayak. 

TMC has decided to postpone its manifesto release, scheduled to take place on Thursday, following the injuries to party chief Mamata Banerjee. The West Bengal CM sustained injuries on her left foot, ankle and shoulder after she was allegedly pushed during her election campaigning in Nandigram on Wednesday. She was brought to Kolkata's SSKM Hospital by road yesterday night itself.

West Bengal Governor visits CM Mamata Banerjee at SSKM Hospital

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday reached SSKM Hospital in Kolkata where CM Mamata Banerjee is admitted for treatment. The CM, who got injured while campaigning in Nandigram, alleged that she was deliberately pushed by four-five men while she was getting inside her car. Banerjee claimed that no police official was present there when the incident took place.

BJP leaders reach hospital to meet Mamata, say doctor denied permission

BJP leaders, including the party's West Bengal chief spokesperson Shamik Bhattacharya and senior leader Tathagata Roy, visited the state-run SSKM hospital in Kolkata to meet CM Mamata Banerjee a day after she was allegedly attacked. "We came to meet the Chief Minister on humanitarian ground. Doctors however didn't give us the permission. I wish we could meet her," Roy said.

BJP delegation meets EC over alleged attack on Mamata Banerjee

A BJP delegation comprising of Sabyasachi Dutta and Shishir Bajoria met the Election Commission officers in Kolkata over the alleged attack on CM Mamata Banerjee. "We are shocked to see CM was injured while in Nandigram wherein she has alleged that she was pushed by some people. We request that a detailed enquiry is ordered," BJP's memorandum read.

Abhishek shares Mamata's pic from hospital, says 'BJP brace yourself for May 2'

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's nephew and TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee shared a picture of her from the hospital on Thursday after she was injured during campaigning in Nandigram yesterday. Abhishek wrote, "BJP brace yourselves to see the power of people of Bengal on Sunday, May 2nd. Get ready!!!" The CM claimed she was pushed by four to five people.

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