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AP CM accuses BJP of triggering violence in WB

Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati 

Accusing the BJP of perpetrating violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Wednesday alleged the saffron party was trying to destabilise the there.

He charged with triggering violence with the help of "goondas" during his rally in on Tuesday.

"Strongly condemn the violence perpetrated by the BJP and its workers yesterday in Kolkata.

After desperately trying to destabilise the of through CBI, ED and IT, they are now resorting to direct violence which shows their true colours," the said in a tweet in English.

In another tweet, said, "Vandalising the statue of a great reformer like Sri Ishwar is an indication of the pseudo-nationalism practiced by the BJP.

This incident underlines the need for all the opposition parties to stand united against the destructive tactics of BJP."

In a tweet in Telugu, he alleged Shah deliberately created violence with goondas in his rally in

In another tweet, he claimed the saffron party did not have any strength in West Bengal.

"(Narendra) Modi-Shahs vicious ploy is to unleash violence on Mamata Banerjee like rakshasas (demons), bring disrepute to the and derive political benefit. That will not succeed," he said in another tweet.

Since Mamata Banerjee did not fear CBI, ED or Income Tax, BJP and its 'B' teams have directly brought in goondas into the field during elections, he alleged.

"Those who do not have value for democracy or Constitution resort to such acts. I extend my solidarity to Mamata Banerjee and condemn acts," the TDP president said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 18:51 IST