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Shah 'denied' permission to rally in Jadavpur: BJP to protest, move EC

BJP has also alleged that the TMC is resorting to undemocratic means even as the EC remains a mute spectator

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Amit Shah
BJP announces protests over denial of per mission to Shah

Accusing the government of not allowing its president Amit Shah's rally in Jadavpur, the said on Monday that the has become a "mute spectator" to the Trinamool Congress's alleged undemocratic means to target the saffron party.

media head and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni said his party will hold protests and also move the EC.

Shah's rally was scheduled for Monday in Jadavpur, which goes to the polls on May 19 in the last phase, but the permission for it was denied at the last minute by the state administration, he said.

Subsequently, the permission for Shah's chopper to land was also withdrawn, Baluni said.

"It is unfortunate that the EC has become a mute spectator to all this and also use of violence by the in the state," he said.

He alleged the ruling party in Bengal was using undemocratic means to target the

Nine seats will go to polls in the last phase of the general election.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 10:16 IST