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BJP Files Complaint Over Removal Of Sikh Man's Turban In Bengal

BJP supporters clashed with the police at a protest in Bengal on Thursday (File)The National Commission for Minorities has taken note of a complaint filed by a Delhi BJP leader who has sought action into an incident where a Sikh man was attacked and his turban allegedly removed by the police during a rally in West Bengal's Howrah.A controversy had erupted on Thursday after the West Bengal police allegedly assaulted a Sikh man, identified as Balwinder Singh, and pulled his turban during a BJP rally in Howrah.

The police, however, argued thA controversy had erupted on Thursday after the West Bengal police allegedly assaulted a Sikh man, identified as Balwinder Singh, and pulled his turban during a BJP rally in Howrah.at the man was carrying a firearm and that his headgear "had fallen off automatically in the scuffle that ensued".

News source ~ NDTV