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The state power minister also said the Bhangar project faced resistance not from the locals but from outsiders who had political backing either from the Congress, CPI(M) or the Naxalites.
Sources revealed that police were interrogating the Red Star activists about their role in a similar anti-power grid agitation in Assam and whether any cases were booked against them.
The violence comes after local TMC MLA Abdur Razzak Molla threatened to ‘cast net’ on the agitators and ‘weed them out’ to commence the power grid before the panchayat elections in May.
Violence returned to West Bengal's Bhangar on Tuesday, only three days after a peace rally was organised by the Trinamool Congress.
West Bengal: Trinamool Congress rallies in Bhangar over anti-power grid protest violence demanding outsiders leave
Trinamool Congress held a 'peace rally' in West Bengal's Bhangar that has witnessed violence over the construction of a power grid substation.
They had accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to throttle their movement by "using bombs, bullets, terror and false cases".