Knives out in Bengal between TMC, Governor over video of decomposing bodies

West Bengal’s governor and the ruling Trinamool Congress social gathering (TMC) were being embroiled in fresh acrimony over a video clip displaying decomposed bodies getting loaded into a van by the city civic human body in daylight for cremation.

The TMC accused Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar of peddling “pretend news”, drawing sharp retort. Dhankhar charged that the social gathering was “deflecting from the key concern”.

The West Bengal authorities on Saturday dismissed the contents of the video clip as a “just one-off incident” and said it has no backlink with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The bodies shown in the video clip, which experienced gone viral on Thursday, were being allegedly of COVID-19 victims and were being getting loaded into the car or truck for cremation at a crematorium in the southern fringes of the city. The authorities and Kolkata police experienced termed the video clip a “pretend” and the bodies as unclaimed

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