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Mamata violated model code of conduct: Left to EC

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Front has lodged a complaint with the against the supremo and Chief Minister for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by announcing "her party's programme from the state secretariat."

Front delegation, led by CPI-M state Secretariat member Rabin Deb, met Sandeep Jain, here on Saturday, and urged him to take action against Banerjee and her party leaders for violating the code of conduct.

"Banerjee and her party leaders have violated the electoral code of conduct. After the declaration of the elections by the Election Commission, she announced her party's programme from the state secretariat, Nabanna, on March 11. This is a violation of the model code of conduct," Deb told IANS.

He also held and responsible for violating the code of conduct through his comments.

"Hakim said central forces had been deployed for the elections only, but the would protect citizens round the year. This is a violation," Deb said.

According to parties, "even some state Ministers were present" at the ruling sit-ins against the in the city.

Also, certain Trinamool leaders, like Anubrata Mondal, were "making intimidating comments" in public, the Left Front alleged.

"We have told the unless they take adequate steps against these people, it will be difficult to build confidence among voters in and hold free and fair polls," it said.



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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 20:48 IST