Violence erupted in West Bengal's Asansol during the 4th phase of the national elections as workers of BJP and Trinamool Congress allegedly had a clash and police had to lathi charge the crowd.
#WATCH Clash between TMC workers and security personnel at polling booth number 199 in Asansol. A TMC polling agent said, 'no BJP polling agent was present at the booth.' BJP MP candidate from Asansol, Babul Supriyo's car was also vandalised outside the polling station. pic.twitter.com/goOmFRG96L— ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2019
When asked about her reaction on the same by NDTV, Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen said she didn't know about it because she 'woke up very late'.
In an interview given to NDTV, Moon Moon said:
(I) hadn't heard anything. They gave me my bed tea very late so I woke up very late. What can I say? I really don't know.
One of those mornings when you wish you could go back to bed & start afresh. https://t.co/QIhHTEzqSN— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) April 29, 2019
The district saw violence erupting between workers of BJP and Trinamool Congress, with BJP candidate Babul Supriyo - whose car was vandalised in the incident - alleging that Trinamool volunteers were not letting people vote.
When informed about Babul's statement and asked for a reaction, Moon Moon said:
Don't say his name please. I won't talk then.
Moon Moon Sen, TMC candidate from Asansol: I have not met my seniors yet and when we will sit together I will know where and why violence took place. Thoda toh hoga hi har jagah hota hai. Violence is much less now compared to before. #LokSabhaElections2019 pic.twitter.com/yJMkdgqnVA— ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2019
Her statement drew a lot of reactions from people on the internet. Here are some of them:
TMC Candidate Moon Moon Sen on violence:— An Open Letter (@AnOpenLetter001) April 29, 2019
- Got my bed tea very late
- Violence is not something new
- We've won this seat
- I have no time to meet the victims
- Don't want to hear the name of my rival
Asansol, Do you really want to elect such people to represent your area??
"I got bed tea late so I don't know about violence in #Asansol "— Monica (@TrulyMonica) April 29, 2019
"Be thankful to TMC for unleashing less violence. You were a baby when Communists unleashed even more"
"Violence is a national problem. Don't blame my master alone"
Brazen Shamelessness of Moon Moon Sen pic.twitter.com/NgiZxLXEFq
Apathy has a new name - Moon Moon Sen— SambhavāmiYugeYuge (@WindsOfChange72) April 29, 2019
Marie Antoniette reborn https://t.co/5gYNzx2xu1
#Asansol Voters Is this who you want as your MP who WAKES UP LATE & cannot function without "Bed Tea"?— Rosy (@rose_k01) April 29, 2019
"No bed tea": Moon Moon Sen patronising anwer on why she was unaware of Asansol violence #MoonMoonSen #Phase4 #VotingRound4 #LokSabhaElections2019 #WestBengal #BabulSupriyo pic.twitter.com/PjF2BQrQ6R
Jon Snow- The dead are coming— Gappistan Radio (@GappistanRadio) April 29, 2019
Moon Moon Sen- Are they bringing bed tea?
One of those days when you wish you could go back to bed and never open your eyes and ears again ever...— Jaspreet Singh (@jaspreet20) April 29, 2019