Today evening Muslims
attacked Hindus at Samudragarh rail station market under Nadanghat PS in
Burdwan district. Houses of 20 poor Hindus have been gutted. 50 plus Hindu
shops fully looted. The rampaging mob looted many Motorbikes and cycles from
the garage at Samudragarh railway station. Many cars & vehicles including 2
Police vehicles severely damaged by the mob. Few thousand Muslims captured all
the 4 platforms of railway station. When Hindus trying to proceed to the
market, Muslim mob throwing stones from rail line.
Both rail and bus routes are blocked. Passengers
facing extreme difficulties. Few policemen standing as mute spectators.
MLA of this area is influential state minister Sri
Swapan Debnath. Local TMC workers are frantically calling their MLA, but his
phone is now switched off.
The incident started today noon when some Muslim
drank wine is local wine shop owned by a Hindu and they refused to pay the
price. Then there was a scuffle. The Muslim consumers went away that time. In
evening they came in thousands and attacked the Hindu houses and shops.