Bengal BJP Aborts Highway Cremation After Showdown With Cops
PUBLISHED ON: June 9, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 45 sec
Political violence in Bengal took a dramatic turn today as the state BJP, following a face-off with the police, prepared to cremate the bodies of the workers who died in yesterday's clash on the Basanti highway. Hundreds of agitated workers gathered at the spot and preparations had started for a funeral pyre. But the party reversed the decision midway, announcing a series of protests, including a statewide "Black Day".