Kolkata- Women BJP legislators in West Bengal have returned the saris gifted to them by state chief minister Mamata Banerjee on the event of Durga Puja pageant.
On Friday, a division bench of Calcutta High Court rejected the dying penalty of three convicts within the 2013 rape and homicide of a faculty woman at Kamduni in North 24 Parganas district, and acquitted one in every of them whereas sentencing the opposite two to life imprisonment.
Returning the saris, the BJP legislators argued that the decision is a clear-example of “lackadaisical” probe carried out by the sleuths of Criminal Investigation Department within the matter and equally “slapdash arguments” by the general public prosecutor at Calcutta High Court within the case.
State Municipal & Urban Development Minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim personally visited the room for BJP legislators within the meeting premises and handed over the saris on behalf of the chief minister.
The BJP legislators accepted the present then. However, the pronouncement of the division bench’s verdict dissatisfied them and so they returned the gifted sariss to the workplace of the minister.
Confirming the return of the items, vogue designer- turned- politician and BJP legislator from Asansol (South) constituency Agnimitra Paul mentioned on Saturday that it’s not potential for them to just accept the items from the very best chair of state authorities which had “failed” to guard the dignity of the ladies.
“Hence we have decided to humbly return the gifts. After the tragic incident in 2013, the chief minister said the accused persons will receive exemplary punishment. And this is what has happened. All this is because of the lopsided probe in the matter and the chief minister cannot deny the responsibility in the matter, ” Pal mentioned.
The dad and mom of the sufferer have already accused the general public prosecutor of lackadaisical argument on the excessive courtroom and has mentioned that they are going to transfer the apex courtroom. They additionally mentioned that they are going to take the assistance of the lawyer who led the argument within the Nirbhaya rape and homicide case in Delhi.