CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday hit out at the TMC over the violent clashes in the state since the announcement of results for the 292-member West Bengal assembly where the Mamata Banerjee-led party emerged victorious.
The Union Home Ministry has also asked the West Bengal government for a report on the violence targeting opposition workers.
''Are these reports of gruesome violence in Bengal TMC’s ‘victory celebrations’? Condemnable. Will be resisted & rebuffed. Instead of focusing on combating the pandemic TMC unleashes such mayhem. CPI(M), as always, will be with the people to protect, assist, providing relief,'' Yechury said in a tweet.
The Left parties which had partnered with the Congress in the poll drew a blank, an unprecedented development in the state's poll history.