A Trinamool Congress activist was shot dead and two others were injured when bike-borne assailants attacked them with bombs and bullets at Narayangarh in West Midnapore. 

It has been alleged that the attack was carried out due to factionalism among the TMC. Shoubhik Dolui and two other TMC workers were sitting on a culvert in Abhirampur village under Narayangarh police station area at around 9 pm when three men came on a motorcycle and hurled a bomb towards them.

When the three were taken to a hospital in Kharagpur, Dolui was declared dead on arrival while the two others were shifted to Medinipur Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition.

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Local TMC leader Laxmikant Shit and his gang have been blamed for the attack. According to local Trinamool leaders, Laxmikant was recently made the Trinamool region president by removing Nakphundi Murmu.

Lakshmi is the main accused in the 2018 bomb blast at the Trinamool office in Makrampur. Naturally, taking him to the team created anger in the team. According to sources, after Laxmikant took charge, the followers of Nakphundi have become somewhat inactive.

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However, allegations of sectarianism have been dispelled by the district TMC top leadership. Narayangarh Trinamool Bloc president Mihir Chandra claimed that BJP men had carried out the attack. There is no issue of TMC factionalism. 

BJP district president Samit Das has denied all the allegations. He claimed, it was the result of the TMC's infighting. This was supposed to happen. At one time, Lakshmi Shit used to torture the common people by threatening them. Now he has come to power. The party can only create violence in the state.”