In his letter to the Honorable Governor of West Bengal, Okay.V. Ananda Bose, President of the West Bengal Congress and Chief of the Opposition within the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury asked the Governor’s intervention in his capability as constitutional head of state referring to Jhalda Municipality issues. .
Adhir Ranjan, in his letter, claimed that for the reason that Jhalda municipality elections and the announcement in their effects, councilors, birthday celebration leaders and participants of the Indian Nationwide Congress were subjected to serious torture. He additionally claimed that Congress leaders had been being persecuted on the behest of the ruling energy within the state of West Bengal.
Addressing the governor, Adhir additionally mentioned that the ruling management of West Bengal left no stone unturned to forcibly take regulate of Jhalda municipality and hang directly to energy. Adhir Ranjan mentioned in his letter: “From the assassination of the councilor, particularly Tapan Kandu, to the involvement of advisers, birthday celebration leaders and participants of the Indian Nationwide Congress, the ruling energy left no stone unturned to forcibly take regulate of the municipality of Jkhalda.”
Reporting additional at the case, Adhir Ranjan discussed that there have been additionally plenty of lawsuits within the Top Court docket of Calcutta in this factor. He additionally claimed that on 21 November, the ruling dispensation-backed chairman of the Jkhalda municipality was once got rid of through a majority of councillors.
Ranjan refers back to the present scenario within the municipality and writes: “A scenario has now arisen through which, below all conceivable instances, participants of the council of the Indian Nationwide Congress, with the improve of unbiased councilors, are prone to shape the board of the municipality of Jkhalda.”
“We realized from dependable assets that the state has determined to nominate an administrator within the municipality of Jkhalda, totally forsaking the statutory provisions of the legislation and democratic rules,” Adhir Ranjan mentioned, bringing up “dependable assets.”
Inquiring for the revered Governor’s intervention on this subject, Adhir Ranjan mentioned, “I’m pressured to hunt your intervention in order that such movements don’t violate the guideline of legislation and democratic rules.”
Adhir Ranjan additionally states that he’s assured that suitable steps might be taken through the governor in this factor to verify the guideline of legislation and uphold democratic rules.
It’s noteworthy that the deputy of the municipality of Jkhalda, Tapan Kandu, was once allegedly killed on March 13 this 12 months. The CBI registered the case on April 6, 2022 in response to the Calcutta Top Court docket Order and took over the investigation.
Later, Niranjan Baishnab, an eyewitness to the councilor’s homicide, was once discovered hanged in his house.