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BJP Leader Agnimitra files police complaint against physical abuse
West Bengal

BJP Leader Agnimitra files police complaint against physical abuse

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Kolkata: Fashion designer-turned-BJP leader Agnimitra Paul has filed a police complaint alleging she was subjected to physical abuse and molestation by an "unruly crowd" during her visit to Jadavpur University in Kolkata, West Bengal.

The incident happened during her visit to Jadavpur University along with Union Minister Babul Supriyo were invited to the campus as guest speakers on 19 September at a social, apolitical programme organised the ABVP members of the university.

She also alleged that her modesty was outraged and clothes were torn off by the "rowdy crowd". "While we were about to enter the venue of the programme, a section of the rowdy crowd physically blocked our passage. They started shouting slogans.

"Gradually, the crowd claiming to be students of the university became violent and started physical abuse, assault, abusive language and moral mayhem," she said in the complaint submitted to the Jadavpur police station on Friday.

She alleged that Supriyo was also assaulted in a gruesome manner. "There was no protection of our personal security and dignity for almost four hours," she said in the complaint.

"I was subjected to physical abuse, molestation, outraging of modesty. My clothes were torn off and some of the assaulting crowd was even instigating others for further assault on me," she added in the complaint.