A second show cause notice has been issued against TMC leader Anubrata Mandal for making derogatory remarks against opposition parties.
"Today the district officials of Burdwan has issued a showcause notice against Anubrata Mandal for his remarks in Mangolkote area a few days back. This is the second showcause notice issued against Anubrata. This is a suo muto showcause notice by district officials," said an EC official.
"We are yet to get a reply to the first showcause notice. Even Anisur Rehaman of CPI(M) has not given a reply to the showcause notice issued to him," he said.
Asked about a complaint filed by the Trinamool Congress' student union against Presidency University allowing a referendum by students seeking removal of Sugata Bose, TMC"s candidate from Jadavpore, from the chairmanship of the varsity's Mentor Group, the EC official said, "We have received a complaint and are looking into the matter.