Suvendu Adhikari moves Calcutta HC seeking police protection

First Published Jan 14, 2021, 2:52 PM IST

BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari filed a petition before the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday (December 13), seeking police protection in view of alleged aggression and attack on him by TMC workers.
 

<p>Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP last month. After he joined the saffron camp, he claimed that he has been the subject of spiteful aggression launched by TMC.<br />
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Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP last month. After he joined the saffron camp, he claimed that he has been the subject of spiteful aggression launched by TMC.
 

<p>In the court petition, Adhikari wrote that he needs full-proof security including security arrangements at the places of his visit for holding public meetings and on his travel routes.<br />
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In the court petition, Adhikari wrote that he needs full-proof security including security arrangements at the places of his visit for holding public meetings and on his travel routes.
 

<p>Suvendu Adhikari mentioned in his petition that he has been appointed the chairman of Jute Corporation of India, a post equivalent to the rank of a Union cabinet minister. Therefore, he requested for a full-proof security.<br />
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Suvendu Adhikari mentioned in his petition that he has been appointed the chairman of Jute Corporation of India, a post equivalent to the rank of a Union cabinet minister. Therefore, he requested for a full-proof security.
 

<p>On Saturday (January 9), Suvendu Adhikari’s office at Nandigram in East Midnapore district was ransacked by alleged TMC workers.&nbsp;</p>

On Saturday (January 9), Suvendu Adhikari’s office at Nandigram in East Midnapore district was ransacked by alleged TMC workers. 

<p>Adhikari, a former TMC heavyweight and a former minister in the Mamata Banerjee-cabinet, had won from Nandigram constituency and has resigned from the post last month.&nbsp;</p>

Adhikari, a former TMC heavyweight and a former minister in the Mamata Banerjee-cabinet, had won from Nandigram constituency and has resigned from the post last month.