'Destruction of democracy', says Jagdeep Dhankhar as he visits violence-hit Cooch Behar
Cooch Behar (West Bengal), May 13 (ANI): West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on May 13 said that this is total collapse of rule of law and he is shocked to see the fear of Police in the eyes of people. "I'm really shocked, this is destruction of democracy," he said. "This is total collapse of rule of law. I could have never imagined this. I have seen the fear of Police in the eyes of the people, they are scared to go to Police, their houses were looted. I'm really shocked, this is destruction of democracy," the Governor said. "People have left their houses and are living in jungles. Women tell me, that they (goons) will come there once again and there is such failure of security before the Governor. I'm shocked at it. I can imagine what the people here must be going through," he added. The Governor visited the post-poll violence-affected areas in Dinhata and Cooch Behar.