In a move that might incite the Bharatiya Janata Party-drove Central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked the Cooch Behar Police not to permit the Border Security Force (BSF) to permit past 50 km from the global boundary.
The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee likewise affirmed that the “BSF is entering the towns and beating individuals while additionally tossing them on the opposite side of the worldwide boundary”. “Try not to permit BSF to enter 50 km of the region past the global line in the state since they are entering the town, killing individuals and tossing them on the opposite side.
Request that the BSF take state police in certainty while chipping away at any activity,” Mamata Banerjee said in a virtual gathering with the senior authorities of the state police. The Central government had last year altered the BSF Act to approve the boundary monitoring power to embrace search, seizure, and capture inside a 50 km stretch, up from the past furthest reaches of 15 km, from the global line in Punjab, West Bengal, and Assam.
The correction had set off a political slugfest over the job of the BSF and the state police in keeping up with the lawfulness circumstance in the individual states. Punjab and West Bengal states even passed goals in November last year against the Center’s choice to broaden the BSF ward from 15 kms to 50 kms of the global lines with Pakistan and Bangladesh.
They requested that the Central government pull out of the request passed on October 11, 2021. Focal and West Bengal legislatures have been in constant conflict for the past numerous years over different issues, particularly the lawfulness circumstances in the state. Banerjee, in a gathering with State Police, even asserted that the lawfulness circumstance is great in the state yet a few segments of the media are intentionally spreading deception and said that cases are stopped in West Bengal yet not in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.
“An instance of death by self-destruction was depicted as an assault case by the resistance groups. The BJP and CPI(M) are both attempting to stigmatize West Bengal. We won’t allow Bengal to become Hathras or Unnao,” she said. Notwithstanding, she additionally interrogated the West Bengal Police regarding the new occurrences that occurred in the state.