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WB civic polls: Opposition demands revoking of elections over poll violence

Roads wer blocked roads, demonstrated outside the Election Commission office in Kolkata

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Alleging widespread violence and booth-capturing by Trinamool Congress workers, all major opposition parties in West Bengal demanded countermanding of elections to seven municipal bodies being held on Sunday. Representatives of Left parties and the Congress resorted to a road blockade and sit-in-demonstration in front of the State Election Commission office in Kolkata claiming that it had failed to conduct free and fair polls. "We want the elections to be countermanded as the ruling party has unleashed terror at all the places where elections are being held," ...

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 17:11 IST
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