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PM's comments outbursts of frustration: TMC

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Hitting out at Modi for his "unwarranted comments" on panchayat polls in West Bengal, the TMC today said Modi's remarks were out of frustration as the BJP could not win a majority in

"These comments are basically outbursts of frustration as his party has failed to reach the majority mark in Karantaka polls. Modi, before questioning us, should answer on the anarchy that his party has created throughout the country," TMC told

Modi today slammed the government in over violence that erupted during the panchayat elections yesterday. He said democracy was "murdered" for narrow political interests.

Addressing BJP workers from following the verdict, Modi said the people should think seriously about the violence in yesterday.

"Such kind of comments from Modi is completely unacceptable and unwarranted. He has commented on the issue without any proper knowledge about it. Those who have been killed are mostly our party cadres," Chatterjee said.

Widespread violence during the panchayat polls in West Bengal on Monday left at least 12 people dead and 43 injured.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 22:40 IST