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BJP forced EC to ban campaigning in WB: Mayawati

IANS  |  Lucknow 

on Thursday alleged that the Election Commission's decision to curtail campaigning in was taken under pressure from the (BJP) and

"The has banned the election campaign in from 10 p.m. today (Thursday). But the is holding two rallies (before the ban comes into force). This shows that the Commission is working under the pressure of the BJP," told the media.

"Why did they put the ban from 10 p.m. and not since the morning? This proves that the is working under the pressure of the BJP. It is unfair. The BJP has targeted Mamata Banerjee. There are attempts to defame the Bengal government," she said.

The supremo, a former of Uttar Pradesh, accused Modi and of targeting Banerjee. "This is a very dangerous and unjust trend."



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 12:36 IST