‘Ravenous man’ in BJP video is a jatra actor placing up an act, claims Bengal Police

Bengal Police has mentioned a poor outdated man interesting to CM Mamata Banerjee in a video shared by BJP is that of a jatra (native theatre) actor and it’s a propaganda video.

Police in West Bengal have claimed that Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) used an area theatre artist to tug off the ‘ravenous man’ act in certainly one of its movies.

The video posted by Bengal BJP’s official Twitter deal with on April 17 exhibits an outdated man pleading earlier than chief minister Mamata Banerjee asking her to “kill them if the state can’t feed them”.

“I attraction to West Bengal Chief Minister we have now not eaten something for previous two days. Mom, we’re your youngsters, please take care of us. Our MP is Nusrat Jahan I attraction to her, please take care of us. CM please take care of us, we are able to’t take this anymore if not then shoot us,” the outdated man is heard pleading whereas breaking down in entrance of a crowd.

Bengal BJP tweeted the 57-second clip tagging Trinamool Cngress MP from Basirhat Nusrat Jahan with the caption, “A coronary heart wrenching video of a wailing aged man who has not gotten any meals for the final 2 days. That is @nusratchirp’s constituency the place TMC is busy siphoning off ration whereas the poor undergo.”

Refuting the BJP’s declare, Bengal police posted one other video of the identical individual the place he claims that he was requested by a gaggle of males to place off the act.

“I’m a jatra actor. Some children informed me to point out them how I might enact a ravenous man through the lockdown. After I did, they recorded and posted it on the Web,” he’s heard saying within the police’s video.

Figuring out himself as Mobarek Mondal, from Begumpur village, the outdated man says, “I get my ration from the federal government and I’ve no complaints (towards it).”

Police declare, Mondal is a jatra artist from North 24 Parganas district who was “made to enact this faux info”. Mondal has a digital ration card and even obtained ration on April 2 this yr, they are saying.

India At present TV has learnt that Mondal works as a cycle van puller who additionally took half in jatra or native theatre in his space. The primary video, posted by BJP was allegedly shot on April 15 in a mango orchard in Swarupnagar, beneath the Matia police station space.

Later, a criticism was filed by one villager from Begumpur alleging that it was a faux video. Following this, police arrested two individuals, together with one from the identical village in connection to the case.

Additionally Learn | CRPF battalion sealed after personnel dies: Mapping unfold of Covid-19 in CRPF
Additionally Learn | 121 youngsters check optimistic thus far; state coronavirus tally crosses 2,000

Additionally Watch | Tablighi Jamaatis donate blood plasma to avoid wasting lives of Covid-19 sufferers

Get real-time alerts and all of the information in your cellphone with the all-new India At present app. Obtain from

  • Andriod App
  • IOS App

Sandra Z. Connelly

Sandra Z. Connelly

Sandra Z. Connelly leads is leading the DAY TO DAY & WORLD NEWS column. She has mastered the art of writing since her childhood, and with time, this has developed to be an enormous talent. When we hired her, we were definite that her skill sets would benefit our website, and gladly, we were right. Not only she has shown skills in writing, but she has also demonstrated her ability to manage time according to her work schedule.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *