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EC to hold meeting with WB observers on poll violence today

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will hold a meeting with observers on poll violence in the state at 11.30 am today via conferencing.

This comes a day after clashes broke at the mega roadshow of in Kolkata resulting in utter chaos after sticks were hurled at his convoy and police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the crowd. Clashes reportedly broke out on Tuesday after some miscreants started throwing sticks at the convoy in which Shah was travelling in.

The incident took place on when allegedly some TMC supporters began sloganeering and the furious BJP supporters responded by pelting stones and sticks at the University gates, resulting in chaos and mayhem.

Since the Lok Sabha polls began on April 10, BJP and TMC have been at loggerhead in

Voting for nine seats in the state will be held in the seventh and final phase of the on May 19. Counting of votes will take place on May 23.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 11:01 IST