Published On : Wed, Apr 12th, 2017

BJP youth wing leader offers Rs 11 lakh for Mamata Banerjee’s head

A Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha leader courted a controversy by announcing a reward of Rs 11 lakh for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s head, following a lathi-charge at Birbhum district to disperse a rally raising slogans of ‘Jai Sri Ram’ on Hanuman Jayanti.

“Those who will cut and bring West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee head, I will give that person Rs 11 lakh. Mamata Banerjee never allows Saraswati Puja, fairs during Ram Navami and during Hanuman Jayanti procession, people were lathi-charged and brutally beaten up. She organises iftar party and always supports Muslims,” BJYM leader Yogesh Varshney said.

In West Bengal’s Birbhum, Suri police on Sunday had already warned the Bir Hanuman Jayanti organisers that it would not allow holding of any rally or meeting at Suri on Tuesday.

The organisers requested and assured the police that that they would not carry arms.

However, the police did not move from its stand and charged on