On Wednesday morning, BJP MP Arjun Singh’s house in Bhatpara was allegedly attacked with crude bombs. Arjun Singh told to The Indian Express, “At least three bombs were hurled at my house. Few got injured too.”
According to Singh, the incident took place at around 6:10 am. CCTV footage is being examined by police to identify the culprits, a team of police officials is appointed at the spot, yet the exact number of injured people is still to be confirmed. “Bomb explosions outside the residence of Member of Parliament Arjun Singh this morning is worrisome,” tweets West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.
“Wanton violence in WB shows no sign of abating. Bomb explosions as this morning outside the residence of Member Parliament @ArjunsinghWB are worrisome on law and order. Expect prompt action @WBPolice. As regards his security the issue has been earlier been flagged @MamataOfficial (SIC),” the Governor tweeted.
Wanton violence in WB shows no sign of abating.
Bomb explosions as this morning outside residence of Member Parliament @ArjunsinghWB is worrisome on law and order.
— Jagdeep Dhankhar Vice-President of India (@jdhankhar1) September 8, 2021
“At least three bombs were exploded outside the BJP MP’s residence at around 6:30 am on Wednesday,” said a local resident to news agency ANI.
BJP’s MP Arjun Singh thanked Home minister Amit Shah by tweet for asking about the condition, he also wrote on Twitter, “he has no expectation of fair investigation from the Bengal Administration, Please @NIA_India Get this incident investigated and find out the explosives and the culprits.”
मेरे आवास पर बमबाजी की सूचना पाकर केंद्रीय गृह मंत्री माननीय @AmitShah जी ने मुझसे बात कर मेरा हाल जाना।
इसके लिए उनको धन्यवाद।
बंगाल प्रशासन, @WBPolice
से निष्पक्ष जाँच की कोई उम्मीद नहीं है, कृपया @NIA_India से इस घटना की जाँच करवा कर विस्फोटक और दोषियों का पता लगायें।
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— Arjun Singh (@ArjunsinghWB) September 8, 2021
The MP Arjun Singh was not present in his house when the explosion happened, he was apparently in Delhi. His family members were living inside the house located in Jagatdal. So far, there has been no report of any injury says the media reports.
In the 2019 general election, the ruling Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) was defeated by Singh in Bengal to win the Barrackpore constituency. Whereas last October, Singh’s close associate Manish Shukla was gunned down in Titagarh.