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Attack on BJP candidate by TMC in West Bengal act of frustration: Javadekar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Sunday termed the attack on its candidate in an "act of frustration" by the ruling in the state and claimed that the days of the government are numbered.

The party also demanded that the take suo motu cognisance of matter.

Ghosh was allegedly attacked twice by locals on Sunday when the former IPS tried to visit polling stations in Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency, where she is the candidate, when polling was underway there.

One of her security guards was injured in stone pelting while Ghosh herself suffered when a group of women allegedly attacked her when she tried to take a agent inside a polling booth at Keshpur area in the morning.

and BJP leader said, "Stones were pelted on her car and she was also injured. Instead of taking action against the goons, Ghosh's movements have been restricted and her car, which was vandalised, has been seized by the local administration. This is unacceptable. The TMC goons are engaged in unabated violence against the BJP. This is an act of frustration."

The has sought reports from the district magistrate about the incidents.

Javadekar also claimed that in Jhargam Lok Sabha constituency, the body of a has been recovered.

Demanding that poll observers should ensure proper deployment of central forces for smooth voting, the said, "Mamata (Banerjee) says there is an expiry date for the But the way they are conducting elections, the amount of frustration, and with the imminent defeat of the TMC, there is an expiry date of the

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 16:11 IST
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