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    WB Governor Visits Poll Violence Hit People Residing in Assam

    The Governor said that the government had not done anything to contain the post-election violence.

    GUWAHATI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar visited the victims of West Bengal post-poll violence and have been taking shelter in Assam’s Dhubri district.

    Accompanied by Nisith Pramanik, the BJP MP from Cooch Behar in North Bengal, Dhankhar visited the camp Dhubri district and interacted with the people, including women and children, who have taken refuge here.

    Victims who fled Bengal after the post-poll violence informed the Governor that their houses were allegedly ransacked by Trinamool Congress goons.

    The Governor said that it was a matter of shame that the people from West Bengal had to take shelter in adjoining states to escape violence. He also thanked the Assam government for showing a humanitarian approach and providing food, shelter and health facilities to the victims.

    “Nothing can be more shameful for us than people of West Bengal taking shelter in other states,” he said.

    Earlier, due to bad weather BSF Helicopter could not take off and forced the WB Governor has left to reach Assam from Coochbehar by road.

    The Governor, who visited Cooch Behar district on Thursday against the advice of the West Bengal government, said that the government had not done anything to contain the post-election violence.

    Around 400 people from bordering areas of West Bengal fled to Assam’s Kokrajhar and Dhubri district.

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