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BJP complains to EC against Bengal violence

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The BJP on Monday complained to the Election Commission against violation of model code in West Bengal, citing various incidents.

The BJP said that in Ketugram (Bolpur Lok Sabha Constituency) an individual was seen interfering with free and fair exercise of votes within the polling booths.

"This put undue pressure on the voter to cast his/her vote in favour of TMC," the BJP said.

In Jemua (Durgapur Lok Sabha Constituency) voters were lathicharged

by the police and chased away from the polling booth while in Barabani (Asansol constituency), party MP Babul Supriyo was heckled outside polling booth no. 199 and his car was attacked.

Further, in Chapra (Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Constituency), BJP workers were terrorized and Trinamool Congress activists rigged booth no. 145 Kalyandaha, the BJP said, adding it had been reported that around 450 outsiders disturbed polling process at Bahrampur constituency.

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First Published: Mon, April 29 2019. 23:18 IST
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