Political Killings in Mamata's Bengal: A White Paper on Violence Against the Opposition
In stock date: 5th April
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Dictatorial tendencies must be checked timely by legal means, otherwise, things become disastrous like in today's Bengal.
I see this endeavor by young legal scholars as noteworthy.
Social Activist and Thinker
Violence, abuse, fear, intimidation, use of administration to target opponents is what characterizes Mamata Banerjee dispensation. Hope, people across the country understand what actually "Khela Habe" means on ground in West Bengal.
Dr. Anirban Ganguly
Director, Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation, New Delhi
“I have been on the ground in Bengal for the past several months. People should travel to Bengal to see how dangerous is the exercise of democratic will here. Read this report to understand how democracy and rule of law have been endangered in
Psephologist, Founder, Jan Ki Baat
The families of Rajesh Sarkar and Tapas Burman, instead of cremating their dead, have buried their bodies hoping for justice at some point in future. In Anup Kumar Roy’s case, the courts ordered a third post-mortem, which is yet to be carried out.
Political violence in the State of West Bengal has been an unfortunate element of its public life. This has carried over from when the State was being ruled by the Left Front. Allegations of the State machinery being used against the political opposition by the ruling dispensation abound. The authors of this book take a detailed look at the violence during the current ruling dispensation of Mamata Banerjee’s TMC. They find that the criminal justice system has virtually been dismantled in the State in so far as political killings are concerned. The book enumerates a total of 126 cases, the information for which is available in public domain.