The National Commission for Women has taken suo moto cognisance of the alleged thrashing of an elderly woman by TMC supporters in West Bengal.
“National Commission for Women has come across a Twitter post regarding an old lady who has allegedly been assaulted by supporters of a political party as her son supported different political party,” the commission said in a statement.
Chairperson of the commission Rekha Sharma has written to Director General of Police, West Bengal for taking action in the matter to avoid recurrence of such incidents in the future. The Commission has also written to Chief Election Commissioner. It has also sought a detailed action taken report.
Shova Majumdar, mother of BJP leader Gopal Majumdar, was allegedly attacked on Saturday by workers of the ruling party TMC.The Majumdar’s mother claimed that she and her son were beaten up by TMC “goons” and that they threatened her son not to disclose the incident to anyone.
The matter is being investigated and those behind the incident are yet to be identified.
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