West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee sustained injuries in her leg after she was allegedly ‘pushed’ by some persons at Nandigram in East Midnapore, hours after she filed her nomination from the assembly constituency on Wednesday.
“I was deliberately pushed by 4-5 persons,” said Banerjee, who had to be carried by her security guard as she could not walk.
The TMC supremo who was supposed to stay in Nandigram and return to Kolkata on Thursday said that she would be coming back to Kolkata on Wednesday night itself.
“There were no police at the spot. Jan bujhke kiya (They did it deliberately). I am having chest pain,” Banerjee said while sitting in her car.
BJP state spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya said: “I wish her speedy recovery. There were police and her supporters around her.”
“This is a big allegation. How can there be so much crowd around the chief minister? What was the district police doing? The district police have a fixed security plan for the CM. How can it?” said Tushar Talukdar, retired IPS officer and former police commissioner of Kolkata.