The West Bengal authorities despatched a second report back to the Election Fee of India on Saturday on the alleged assault on chief minister Mamata Banerjee, after the ballot panel was dissatisfied with the preliminary report.
“The ECI had sought some supplementary info. We’ve got despatched a supplementary report on Saturday,” mentioned Alapan Bandopadhyay, chief secretary of West Bengal.
The ECI had requested the state’s chief secretary to submit a report by Friday 5 pm on the Nandigram-incident during which Banerjee sustained accidents. She needed to be admitted to a hospital on Wednesday and was launched on Friday.
HT had reported that the state had despatched a report on Friday, nevertheless it didn’t particularly point out as to what occurred in the previous couple of seconds which left Banerjee injured.
A senior police official had mentioned that the report recommended that the chief minister was standing on the footboard and that one thing occurred due to which the door closed and Banerjee was injured. It, nevertheless, didn’t point out particularly what precisely occurred throughout these few seconds.
Regardless of the state’s ruling social gathering alleging that it was a deliberate assault on the CM by 4-5 males and a deep-rooted conspiracy to kill her, none have been arrested even after 4 days of the incident. No person was detained for questioning both.
The report and some video clips, nevertheless, recommended that just a few individuals managed to get near the chief minister, indicating lapses in safety. The police, nevertheless, mentioned that there have been frequent modifications within the chief minister’s plans on account of which final minute safety preparations needed to be made.
“Motion might be taken whether it is discovered that there have been lapses within the CM’s safety,” mentioned a ballot panel official.
The second report, ready by the police and despatched to the ECI by the state’s chief secretary additionally has particulars on Banerjee’s itinerary on that day, the locations which she visited and the variety of safety personnel deployed for her safety.
One other report was additionally despatched to the ECI by the 2 observers, appointed by the ballot panel. That report too didn’t recommend that it was an ‘assault’ as alleged by Banerjee and prime TMC leaders.
Preliminary investigation by the police and a bit of eyewitnesses had earlier hinted that the accidents sustained by Banerjee in Nandigram could also be the results of an accident and never a deliberate conspiracy.