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Congress chief Koustav Bagchi shaves his head as he vows to defeat Mamata Banerjee

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Congress leader Koustav Bagchi shaves his head as he vows to defeat Mamata Banerjee

Advocate Koustav Bagchi, the spokesperson of the West Bengal Congress shaved off his hair, minutes after a Kolkata court docket granted him bail. He has vowed to remain bald until he ousts Mamta Banerjee from energy within the state. Several folks, together with many Congress leaders, have been current through the event.

“Shaving off my hair is a mark of protest. Until I dethrone Mamata Banerjee, I will not grow my hair,” Bagchi advised reporters after getting bail. He added that he would think about apologizing if Mamata expressed regret to state Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

After the social gathering received the Sagardighi seat in Murshidabad district from the TMC in a byelection, Bagchi reportedly slammed Mamata Banerjee for mounting ‘personal assaults’ on the veteran Congress chief, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, referring to his daughter’s suicide in 2006.

Bagchi was criticized by the Trinamool Congress for his assertion on the CM.

We CONDEMN the DEROGATORY remarks made by Congress chief Kaustav Bagchi on Hon’ble Chairperson Smt @MamataOfficial.

It clearly reveals the DEGRADED beliefs & rules of @INCIndia who’ve NO RESPECT for ladies.


Hear from @DrShashiPanja👇🏻

— All India Trinamool Congress (@AITCofficial) March 4, 2023

“Koustav Bagchi has made foul comments about a woman, a woman who is called Didi. We offer prayers before Durga. A man had the desire to humiliate someone like Mamata Banerjee,” senior minister Dr. Sashi Panja acknowledged whereas addressing the media.

She claimed, that he ought to apologize if he has any regret. “When a woman is being mistreated, others who remain silent are also encouraging it. Don’t endorse it, criticize the sexist remarks. Apologize if you have any conscience”, she added

Bagchi was arrested by Kolkata Police on Saturday morning for allegedly making derogatory remarks in opposition to Mamata Banerjee. A written criticism was made in response to his remarks, on the Burtolla Police Station in Kolkata.

Police stormed his residence in Barrackpore, at round 3:00 am, within the North 24 Parganas district, and shortly thereafter, they arrested him. He was produced earlier than Bankshall court docket within the night.

The Congress chief was granted bail on the identical day. He was requested to furnish a bail bond of Rs. 1,000 and the extra chief metropolitan Justice of the Peace set the date of listening to on April 5.

He was additionally ordered to see the investigating officer as soon as per week by the court docket.

Why was Koustav Bagchi arrested

In a information convention on Friday, Bagchi talked about a ebook by a retired IAS officer named Deepak Kumar Ghosh that purportedly contained references to the Chief Minister’s personal life.

“There are many special things in the book. Her familial troubles are covered in great detail in the 189-page book. It narrates the event in which she ate chocolate sandwiches while on a hunger strike,” he had asserted.

Bagchi proclaimed, that the general public will acknowledge them (the incidents) as soon as they’re disclosed, and the ebook will reveal Mamata Banerjee’s secrets and techniques. He introduced, “Soft copies of the book will be distributed all around the state.”

He was arrested at round 3:00 within the morning, from his home, inside 24 hours of the assertion.