Nandigram: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she got injured on the leg on Wednesday after being allegedly pushed during her first election campaign in Nandigram in the build-up to the election.
The incident happened in the evening when Mamata was outside a Reyapara area temple.
“I was standing outside my car with the door open. I was going to a temple there to offer my prayers. Few people came around my car and pushed the door. The door hit my leg,” Mamata was quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
The chief minister claimed that besides her swollen leg, she was feeling feverish too. Interacting with the reporters, she said that no local police personnel was present at the spot when the incident took place.
Mamata, who is herself contesting from the from Nandigram on TMC ticket, alleged that it was a “conspiracy”. The incident raised a security scare as the chief minister gets Z-plus protection. Mamata, who was supposed to have a night stay in Nandigram, cancelled her plan was heading back to Kolkata, official sources were quoted as saying by the agency.