West Bengal Post-Poll violence: Calcutta HC passes interim order; panel to rehabilitate victims

West Bengal witnessed post-poll violence on May 2nd when TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee came to power for the third term. Under the garb of victory celebrations, violence was unleashed and the people of Bengal resorted to fleeing away from the state to Assam to seek shelter. The Calcutta High Court has now passed an interim order into the matter and a three-member panel committee will be looking at the matter now. The panel will also be aiding the rehabilitation of the victims and the displaced people. As many as 1L people were allegedly displaced during the post-poll violence in the state. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar visited the affected areas and met the refugees who resorted to sheltering in Assam.

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