This is not a mere news only but a report also; if the reader goes through this meticulously, he/she can find out with ease that intense Hindu feeling and valor can also change the course of history, even in the lowest stratum of the society. The news orbits the
A few Muslims from Durbarat, in the last year, went to Gobindabati to perceive slaughtering of cows en masse. But they were ridiculed there leading to a violent clash between the two groups and intervention of administration later on. Well, a painstaking study, conducted by and by, confirmed that the entire event was a sham and a ploy to deceive Hindus to initiate cow slaughter in Durbarat only. No doubt, ascension of Trinamool Congress to power in Bengal and in particular, Chalueri pancahyat No. 11, has heightened Muslim confidence to a large extent. Desire of Muslims in Durbarat to slaughter cows in the village started to know no bounds.
Smelling a rat this year, the local administration, two weeks prior to Bakri –Eid or Eid-ul-Zaha, convened a meeting to retain normalcy. It was attended by 4 members representing each of Hindu and Muslim groups along with Sri Tamonash Ghosh, MLA – Falta, and several other dignitaries. The decision of the meeting was definite – instead of slaughtering of cows slaughtering of goats and buffaloes would take place.
Muslims, present in the meeting, agreed to this without any dissension; Hindu representatives, being bribed, also did the same even if the majority opinion among Hindus, in the
Even so, in spite of all these, slaughter of goat and buffalo took place in the village irking Hindus extremely. The entire Hindu community, as a result, burst into protest. It is worthwhile to mention that Tamonash Ghosh, aforesaid MLA and Manabendra Mandal, both of Trinamool Congress, were present during the slaughter and it is alleged that both of them were perceived to stimulate Muslims to go on with the slaughter, enough to enrage Hindus.
Tension, to a large extent, does exist in the
Witnessing strong Hindu reaction, TMC leadership has virtually fled from the area.