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TMC blamed BJP for Kolkata violence, dubs Amit Shah 'liar'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Calling a "liar and cheater", the (TMC) on Wednesday accused the of vandalizing Bengali polymath Chandra Vidyasagar's statue during clashes at his roadshow in on Tuesday.

"people indulged in the violence during Amit Shah's roadshow. Roadshow is just a roadshow, you are not supposed to paste posters on government buildings and other places," told the media here.

O'Brien showed two videos in which people were seen vandalizing public property. The TMC claimed he had 44 more such videos which he said can prove that "BJP goons" were involved in the violence in

"These videos establish that the BJP is a liar and cheater."

Another TMC leader, Manish Gupta, accused the BJP of bringing "goons" and keeping them in hotels to indulge in violence.

O'Brien also accused the central forces of helping the (BJP) in

"The Central forces are in league with the BJP in Bengal. They are in alliance with the BJP."

O'Brien said he along with a TMC delegation will meet the and lodge a complaint regarding the violence, and also hand over the videos which he said were "authentic proof" against the BJP.



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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 16:14 IST