Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal, political violence has been visited upon hapless political workers. In an instance, the mother of a BJP worker has come in for a brutal attack, allegedly by three workers belonging to the ruling TMC.
In the North 24 Paraganas district, an old woman was attacked cruelly. She is the mother of a BJP worker by the name of Gopal Majumdar. An FIR has been lodged. Pics of the victim have gone viral on the Internet, with several BJP supporters sharing them widely to highlight the lawlessness prevalent in Bengal.
In a video, speaking to ANI, the victim said that the goons had hit her on the head and neck. They also punched her. "My whole body is in pain," she told the news agency.