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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has determined to send a five-member team to Mon in Nagaland the place no less than 14 civilians have been killed on Saturday in firing by the military which appeared to have mistaken them for militants, triggering violent protests by locals.

The team comprising 4 Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarians together with Prasun Banerjee, Susmita Dev, Aparupa Poddar and Santanu Sen aside from Biswajit Deb, former advocate basic of Mizoram, will head for the north jap state on Monday and communicate to the households of the killed civilians

“Worrisome news from #Nagaland. Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for the speedy recovery of those who were injured. We must ensure a thorough probe into the incident and ensure that all victims get justice!” Banerjee had tweeted on Sunday.

In October this year, a delegation of 5 TMC MPs together with Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Sushmita Dev, Abir Ranjan Biswas, Pratima Mondal and Dola Sen – met households of farmers killed within the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Banerjee had additionally despatched her emissaries to meet the farmers at Singhu border in Delhi after they have been protesting towards the three contentious farm payments.

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The Mon district administration has imposed a curfew within the city following the violent protests and tensions within the space and prohibited motion of all non-essential autos within the district. Entry into the district was additionally prohibited and cellular web companies have been suspended within the area, a district official mentioned.

An Indian military expressed its deep remorse on the incident and its aftermath and began an investigation “at the highest level” into “the cause of the unfortunate loss of lives” and added that acceptable motion shall be taken as per the course of regulation.

The TMC is making an attempt to broaden its footprint past Bengal and has already landed in Tripura and Goa and turn into the biggest opposition celebration in Meghalaya after 12 Congress legislators, together with former chief minister Mukul Sangma, not too long ago switched sides.

The TMC would broaden its base in 5 extra states within the subsequent few months and plans to arrange working items in no less than 15 states throughout the subsequent one year, celebration supremo Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee had not too long ago mentioned.

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