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EC curtails West Bengal campaigning after Kolkata violence

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Wednesday ordered campaigning in nine West constituencies to end at 10 PM on Thursday night, a day before its scheduled deadline, in the wake of violence between BJP and TMC workers in

The two paries have traded charges of inciting the violence during Amit Shah's massive road show in the state capital on Tuesday.

During the violence, a bust of Bengali icon Ishwar was vandalised.

The invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail the campaigning for the last phase of the election on May 19.

The EC also ordered the removal of (Home) and Additional Director General, CID from their postings in West

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 20:06 IST
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