For the third consecutive day on Thursday, Trinamool Congress organised protests in Kolkata and across West Bengal over the arrest of its MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam.
Agitated TMC supporters set up road blockades and shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, accusing the Centre of doing personal vendetta politics.
The TMC retinue also burnt effigies of PM Modi and Amit Shah.
State minister Sashi Panja led a rally in the central part of the city to protest against "dictatorship" of the Modi government.
A day before, several BJP workers had been injured when TMC activists attacked the party headquarters in the city with stones.