West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s convoy was attacked in the Alipurduar district on Thursday (November 12).

The incident took place in the Jaigaon area of the district. Scores of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters gathered by the roadside chanting “Go back Dilip Ghosh” slogans. The protesters waved black flags at Ghosh. Three vehicles of the convoy including that of Dilip Ghosh were damaged in stone-pelting.

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A team of police officers, however, brought the situation under control, after forcing the protesters and BJP supporters to disperse.

The district BJP leadership alleged that the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) was behind the attack.

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Dilip Ghosh said, “The TMC and their friends are getting desperate as they can sense defeat in the upcoming assembly elections. However, such tactics won’t work. People are with us.”

He also claimed that the incident goes on to show that law and order has completely collapsed in Bengal