Saha told HT that leaking videos to the media could be the handiwork of CPI(M). He also didn't rule out that someone from the party could be behind the conspiracy, as it is believed that there is a strong anti-Pal faction in Krishnanagar.Read: In new video Tapas Pal threatens to 'publicly behead' CPI(M) men But president of Krishnanagar Town Youth Trinamool Congress Dipak Biswas strongly believes that CPI(M) was behind the whole affair as the incident took place in Nakashipara and Tehatta, not Krishnanagar.
The episode has unleashed a storm in the country. While the party was cornered by every section of society, concerns grew after Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said "what else can I do? Shall I kill him?" She was replying to a reporter who asked her whether Pal would be punished after he submitted an "unconditional apology", saying "he had no excuses to offer". On Wednesday, Mamata told her party leaders to refrain from making statements when the media is around. She also blamed the media for buying the videos that have caused the party its biggest embarrassment yet.