BJP leader Firoze Kamal Gazi alias Babu Master’s car was reportedly attacked on Saturday evening.The miscreants attack happened while Firoze Kamal Gazi was on his way to Kolkata.
Babu Master is a local influential leader from Basirhat in North 24 Pargana district and had recently joined the BJP.
Babu Master has been an important Trinamool Congress leader in the area before joining the BJP.
According to reports, at least 15 miscreants attacked Babu Master’s SUV near Lauhati bridge, barely 200 metres away from Lauhati police outpost, when the leader was returning to Kolkata from Basirhat.Those miscreants hurled few crude bombs and fired several rounds of bullets aiming at the vehicle, reports said.
State leaders of BJP alleged that TMC party deputed miscreants to kill Babu Master who joined the BJP from TMC in December last year.
Denying allegations against them, TMC North 24 Parganas district president and state minister Jyotiptiya Mallick claimed that none of his party was involved in the incident .
BJP leader Suvendhu Adhikari, visited Firoze Kamal Gazi at the hospital. In a tweet he said, “Earlier this evening, visited my friend Babu Master in the hospital. He was mercilessly attacked by criminal elements from the Trinamool Congress. I am sure you have already seen the pictures from the dastardly attack. Stay strong. This only reflects the desperation of the TMC.”