In a shocking statement, Dilip Ghosh said that West Bengal has become a hub of “terrorist and anti-nationals”. He also added that the situation in Bengal is worse than that of Kashmir. Ghosh is the BJP President of the West Bengal unit. He made this statement to reporters at a BJP event in the North 24 Parganas district.
At the event, Mr. Dilip Ghosh talked about the arrest of six Al-Qaeda terrorists in Alipurduar (West Bengal). He added that they have formed a network in several places of the state. He also quoted Bangladesh leader Khaleda Zia who said the terrorists training in India and then coming to Bangladesh to create disturbance.
“This state has become a centre of terrorists, and anti-nationals. They are coming here from other places and taking shelter. The situation of Bengal is now worse than Kashmir”, he said.
Dilip Ghosh says that anti-nationals have targeted him too
He further added that the people of Bengal are living in a constant state of fear. Furhtermore, he mentioned that there have been attacks on him in Jaygaon in Alipurduar district.
He said that the anti-nationals have included him in their hit list too.He said to reporters, “I have been attacked in Jaygaon in Alipurduar district where Rohingya Muslims were placed. If you watch the video of the incident carefully, you can identify them through their appearances that they are not from Bengal”. Mr. Dilip Ghosh has alleged that West Bengal has an abundance of Rohingya Muslims and other immigrants. Furthermore, he added that these are the people who vote for Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC). He added, ““It is very alarming that a few political parties are giving shelter to the terrorists and anti-social elements”.
However, Mr. Dilip Ghosh demonstrated his faith in the people of the state. He said that the people know “which party to vote for” even if all other parties have come together to go against the BJP.
Owaisi to contest next Bengal elections
He also commented on Asaduddin Owaisi’s declaration to contest the next West Bengal elections. Mr. Dilip Ghosh said, “Many things can happen. Several political parties can come here and contest. That doesn’t matter to the BJP. Our party has created a good atmosphere to conduct polls. Around 45 percent of the people of Bengal cast their votes for the BJP. They have full faith in us. The TMC, CPI(M), Congress, AIMIM, all the parties can merge together. The party, which wants development, will be on one side and which want to create unrest will be on another.”
Owaisi is the President of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM). He announced his intention to contest the Bengal elections after he won 5 seats in the Bihar Legislative Assembly Elections.
Mr. Dilip Ghosh also attended an event called ‘Cha Chakra’ before meeting the media reporters.