A bunch of over 600 professors and vice chancellors on Tuesday appealed to the Supreme Courtroom to take suo motu cognisance of the post-poll violence in West Bengal and arrange a particular investigation crew (SIT) to probe such incidents. In an announcement, they claimed that a big part of the Bengali society resides below worry and alleged that those that “voted against the TMC in the recently held assembly elections are being victimised.” 1000’s of individuals have migrated to the adjoining states of Assam, Odisha and Jharkhand attributable to worry of getting killed or attacked by “hooligans supported by the ruling party of Bengal,” they claimed.
“We appeal for inquiry by independent authorities like National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and also appeal to the Supreme Court to take suo motu notice of the matter and set up SIT to investigate the incidents,” the group stated. Stating that such acts of violence and politics of terror undermine the Structure and destroy the fundamental constructing blocks of democracy, they stated it shouldn’t be tolerated. The BJP has blamed the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress for the violence, whereas the TMC has accused the saffron social gathering of politicising incidents of violence during which, it has stated, its employees have additionally misplaced lives. The state authorities has additionally refuted the allegations of large-scale violence.