Chowsa CO registered the case
The Chausa zonal officer has shared his details in the FIR registered in connection with the uproar over compensation. In it he said, ‘I am Circle Officer Brij Bihari Kumar Father-Rajnath Ram, Village- Tarachak, Post- Budgaon, Police Station- Azimabad, District- Bhojpur. In the application, the CO alleged that at 9 am on January 10, he came to the main gate of Power Plant Chausa to organize a gathering for anti-social elements. The workers working in the plant could not enter because of their performance. The operation of the plant was disrupted and he informed his senior officer.
“Come to appease the crowd”
BDO Ashok Kumar and Revenue Officer Chandraprakash Pandey have been sent to Zonal Guard after checking with Block Development Officer Chowsa, Revenue Officer Chowsa and Zonal Guard and have received instructions to take necessary action, wrote CO Brij Bihari Kumar. Together they reached the main gate. He saw 250-300 people with sticks in their hands closing the main gate. Speaking to the people present, they said that their land inside the plant has been acquired. The rate paid by the company is not fair, these people object. If they do not get proper compensation, they will not be allowed to work.
According to CO Brij Bihari Kumar, ‘After persuasion, these men did not agree. That is why Ashwini alias Anshu Kumar Choubey, Ashok Tiwari, Munna Tiwari, Krishnakant Tiwari, Nandakishore Tiwari, Gaurav Rai, Sunil Tiwari, Nagendra Tiwari, Sakeen (village) Banarpur, who were leading the crowd present there, were all panicked. After abusing the officers and policemen present there, they started pushing and shoving. He wrapped the handkerchief around my neck with the intention of killing me. With this he started to suffocate. Apart from them, 24 people including Narendra Tiwari, Brijesh Rai, Dheeraj Tiwari, Sunil Tiwari, Anoop Singh, Bhairav Rai and Amit Tiwari were present in the crowd. There were at least 300 unidentified people who somehow managed to escape from there.
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‘Police boyfriend entered the house’
Meanwhile, the farmers say they have been on strike for the past several days demanding compensation. But the government did not heed his words. The police forcefully removed them from the picket site. Cops from West Police Station raided several houses in Banarpur village late at night and created ruckus. Men and women were brutally beaten. Following this, the locals became enraged and on the second day they besieged the main gate. They demanded action against the policemen but got sticks and bullets instead. The police used batons. The police also opened fire. The farmers were very angry with this. Many vehicles were burnt in the clash between the two factions. There is a loss of crores in the incident of fire inside the plant.
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A gathering of leaders
Following the incident, Shahabad Range DIG Naveen Chandra Jha, who reached the spot, produced all the policemen, including the in-charge of Mufasil Police Station, in writing. Meanwhile, the farmers’ demonstration is going on for three consecutive days. They are holding a Maha Panchayat in front of the gate of the plant demanding that the FIR be withdrawn and the farmers be given due compensation. His performance has been given a political color. Leaders keep getting there. The farmers faced the wrath of local MP and Union Minister Ashwani Chaubey. Bihar Legislative Council Leader of Opposition Samrat Chaudhary, BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and LJP MP Chirag Paswan also came in support of the farmers. Nitish targeted the government fiercely.