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BJP candidate, party leader attacked in WB

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Anupam Hazra, the candidate from West Bengal's Jadavpur seat, and a accompanying him were attacked and the latter's car damaged after the two visited a booth on receiving reports of rigging.

Alleging that he was pushed and shoved, Hazra accused the of rigging all 52 polling booths under ward number 109 in Jadavpur.

"There has been rampant rigging in all 52 booths under ward number 109. When I reached the booth, where all three of our polling agents were driven out, I was also pushed and shoved.

"The was hit and one of his tooth was broken. A stationed at the booth was also injured in the attack by the Trinamool," Hazra told the media.

The mob vandalised the Mandal president's car and broke its windows.

The Trinamool, however, denied the allegations.



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First Published: Sun, May 19 2019. 13:50 IST