The ‘Shahid Samman Yatra, much like the occasion’s nationwide Ashirwad Yatra, began on Tuesday morning from the BJP state headquarters in Kolkata. 4 union ministers of state –– Subhas Sarkar, John Barla, Nishith Pramanik and Shantanu Thakur –– led the Yatra from completely different elements of Bengal.
Subhash Sarkar led the Yatra from Kolkata. Nonetheless, the police didn’t enable any BJP employee to accompany Sarkar within the yatra. The Yatra, which was deliberate to be taken out from Airport space to Barasat in North 24 Parganas, was led by Shantanu Thakur. Earlier than embarking on the Yatra, Shantanu Thakur entered a temple within the space to supply puja, following which the police urged individuals to not assemble because of the pandemic. The BJP employees didn’t take heed to the directions by the police and engaged in a scuffle with the police. The police prevented the Yatra close to the Kolkata Worldwide Airport because the occasion allegedly didn’t have police permission.
Thakur wrote a letter to the Inspector in-charge of the Airport police station by which he claimed that he was picked up by the police from a temple close to the airport the place he provided puja together with BJP chief Jayprakash Majumdar and BJP employees.
Thakur, a Matua Mahasangh chief, said in his letter that he was made to attend on the police station for nearly two hours until he was issued bail at round 2pm.
Shantanu Thakur, the BJP MP from Bongaon, then went to the
a sufferer of post-poll violence, Shantu Mondal, and provided a memento.
In the meantime, one other 26 employees, together with Barasat Organisational District Convenor Anup Das, in custody at Madhyamgram, have been detained in Barasat and Madhyamgram however have been launched later.