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BJP approaches CEO over 'sabotage' of BJP rallies

IANS  |  Kolkata 

A BJP delegation approached the (EC) on Monday seeking strong action against the of South 24 Parganas for sabotaging their party's rallies and also accused the office of favouring Trinamool.

Party's accused the DM Ratnakar Rao of sabotaging the BJP meetings and "working as an agent of Trinamool Congress".

"It is common that political leaders will come, address the public and return for which everyone seeks permission from the commission. The way they cancelled Amit Shah's rally, has caused confusion among the people. of Bengal has sabotaged our party's meetings," Deodhar told here.

He said that they have demanded Rao's removal.

Also, apart from Shah's rally they haven't got the permission for Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath's rally and even Smriti Irani's meeting was called off at the last moment.

"Is this any kind joke? This way Mamata Banerjee is ruining Bengal's name across the country ant this is not the state's culture," Deodhar said.

Jayprakash Majumdar, and Jadavpur Lok Sabha candidate were also a part of the delegation. They held a sit-in protest outside the office, but withdrew it after getting an assurance from the commission.

"We all have strongly demanded an inquiry of the role played by of South 24 Parganas. He is not giving permissions for our rallies," Roy said.

"moves around with a convoy of 26 vehicles and there is cash in all of them. Even moves in a convoy of 16 vehicles, each carrying cash that is later distributed," Roy said.

According to him, they have never been stopped during the Naka checking.

"If the can speak of searching the Prime Minister's car, why should she be spared? The office has turned into a Trinamool office," Roy said.



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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 00:14 IST