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The state BJP leadership was quick to hit back, claiming that Banerjee was suffering from "fear psychosis" as it dreads losing to the BJP in the next Lok Sabha polls.
Firhad Hakim, who is a Cabinet Minister of West Bengal, told reporters in Guwahati on Monday that the TMC would contest the polls.
State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had condemned the attack and directed law enforcement agencies to take stringent action against the culprits.
Led by Derek O'Brien, the TMC parliamentary party leader in Rajya Sabha, the team comprises the party's Lok Sabha MP Mamata Bala Thakur, Rajya Sabha MP Nadimul Haq and MLA Mahua Moitra.
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee had questioned whether the killings were the fallout of the National Register of Citizenship.
TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay led a rally against the killings in north Kolkata and brought out rallies in other parts of the state while the CPM organised a rally in Dharmatala in central Kolkata.
Five people were shot dead and two others were injured by gunmen at Kheronibari in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday.
The much-watched election was historic as it brought to an end the 34-year-long rule of the Left Front and brought the TMC to power.
One of the closest aides of TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, Bandyopadhyay was elected from the same constituency in 2001.
The killing of a BJP and a TMC worker in two separate incidents in Birbhum district of West Bengal has triggered a fresh round of battle between the two parties.
Ghosh was admitted to a private hospital in Durgapur in critical condition and succumbed to his injuries on Monday evening.
The Birbhum district TMC president Anubrata Mondal alleged that goons hired by the BJP attacked Ghosh.
The meeting assumes great importance for all the Opposition parties to stand together against the BJP, she said.
The family members alleged that the incident was the result of a factional feud of the TMC, Nadia Superintendent of Police Rupesh Kumar said a dispute over irrigating land was behind the killing.
The explosion was reported outside a fruit shop on the ground floor of the building in the congested Kazipara area under the jurisdiction of Dum Dum Police Station around 9 am.