February 7, 2023
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Jagdeep Dhankar had despatched a report on the violence to the Centre quickly after the Bengal polls.

New Delhi:

With Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has been in Delhi since Tuesday, met Union Home Minister Amit Shah for the second time in 48 hours. In Thursday’s meet, he’s believed to have briefed the minister in regards to the the legislation and order scenario within the state, the place a number of incidents of violence had been reported after the meeting election.

“This is an occasion for us to believe in democracy, constitution, rule of law. I appeal to the bureaucracy and the police to confine to their code of conduct and regulations. Such kind of post-poll violence is worst seen since Independence,” Mr Dhankar advised reporters right this moment after his assembly with Mr Shah.

His assembly with Mr Shah comes amid the Governor’s feud with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over a spread of points. Over the previous few weeks, Mr Dhankhar has raised issues on the alleged incidents of political violence in West Bengal.

Mr Dhankar had despatched a report on the violence to the Centre quickly after the Bengal polls. Before his Delhi go to, he had slammed Ms Banerjee over her dealing with of the violence.

Ms Banerjee’s authorities stated the post-poll violence was “somewhat unabated” when the Election Commission was accountable for legislation and order. The cupboard restored order as soon as the trail ceremony was over, it stated.

During his journey to the nationwide capital, Mr Dhankar, 70, met President Ram Nath Kovind and ministers,  together with Prahlad Joshi and Prahlad Singh Patel.

The Calcutta High Court Friday directed Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to kind a committee for inspecting all circumstances of alleged human rights violations within the post-poll violence in Bengal. A five-judge bench of the excessive court docket heard a bunch of petitions alleging post-poll violence within the state.

(With inputs from ANI)

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