144 imposed in West Bengal over Ram Navami clashes, police urges not to trust rumours
Asansol/West Bengal, March 28: After continued violence and clashes over Ram Navami celebrations in West Bengal’s Asansol, Section 144 has been imposed in the region.
Security forces, including the Rapid Action Force (RAF), have been deployed with the police keeping in view the law and order situation in the region.
Meanwhile, LN Meena, Commissioner of Police, Durgapur appealed people through media to not trust rumours, the situation is under control. And no deaths have taken place.
The Central Government on Wednesday sought a report from the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on incidents of arson and violence during Ram Navami processions occurred during the last two days.
Considering the present security scenario, Centre had also offered assistance to paramilitary forces.
The holy celebrations, on Sunday, had turned sour after clashes erupted in various parts of Bengal leaving one dead and several injured.
Condemning the incidents of violence, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had asserted that such behaviour was unacceptable in her state, and said her government would strongly deal with each miscreant.