Bengal LoP stopped by police from visiting violence-hit Howrah

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West Bengal Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari was on Sunday afternoon stopped by police at Tamluk in Purba Medinipur district “as a precautionary measure” to prevent him from visiting violence-hit Howrah district, where prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed, a senior officer said.

Adhikari was moving with his security entourage when he was stopped by a huge police team at Radharani More in Tamluk. He was not accompanied by any other BJP leader.

“We have received information that Adhikari was planning to visit Howrah district, in parts of which Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed. So, as a precautionary measure, we had to prevent him from going there as his visit may cause a law and order problem,” a senior police officer told


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