Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the Governor of West Bengal over the political violence in the state and deteriorating law and order following the counting of votes.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankar tweeted today to say that the Prime Minister expressed “serious anguish and concern at alarmingly worrisome law and order situation”.
In a tweet tagging Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, he also said, “I share grave concerns given that violence vandalism, arson. loot and killings continue unabated”.
PM called and expressed his serious anguish and concern at alarmingly worrisome law & order situation @MamataOfficial
I share grave concerns @PMOIndia given that violence vandalism, arson. loot and killings continue unabated.
Concerned must act in overdrive to restore order.
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) May 4, 2021
Ms Banerjee, in her address to the people yesterday, had appealed for calm.