Murshidabad: West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain on Wednesday (February 17, 2021) sustained serious injuries after crude bombs were hurled at him in the Murshidabad district.
Jakir Hussain, who is the minister of state for labour, was attacked in Murshidabad’s Raghunathganj when he was on his way to Nimtita Railway station to catch a train to Kolkata.
The minister was then rushed to Jangipur Hospital and as per latest reports, he is now being shifted to a hospital in Kolkata.
At least two other persons who were with him were also reportedly injured in the incident.
Meanwhile, Union Minister Piyush Goyal, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and National General Secretary of BJP Kailash Vijayvargiya condemned the attack.
Goyal took to his official Twitter account and wished quick recovery of the injured.