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WB: Bharati Ghosh locked inside compound by security to ensure her safety

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The BJP candidate from Ghatal, was locked inside a compound at a polling station by security forces here to ensure her safety. Later, Ghosh was escorted out of the booth by the security.

Earlier today, Chief Electoral (CEO) Aariz Aftab sought a report from of in regarding the attack on Ghosh's convoy.

The BJP accused (TMC) workers of attacking Ghosh's convoy and obstructing her entry into a polling booth in Keshpur.

Ghosh, a former IPS officer, is contesting from She had arrived at the booth alleging that BJP polling agents were not being allowed to sit at the booth in Keshpur.

She also alleged that she was surrounded and heckled by female workers of TMC who tried to prevent her from entering the booth. The attack on her convoy resulted in to one of her security personnel.

Ghosh is taking on sitting MP and Bengali actor-turned-lawmaker from TMC.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 19:40 IST