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2024 panchayat election in West Bengal: Repolling will be held on Monday in 696 booths where voting for the rural elections has been announced void. As scattered dissents and episodes of post-poll savagery kept on tormenting West Bengal, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday talked out over the issue and the occurrences are “unpardonable”. Singh was an admirer of Mamata Banerjee but this incident is dangerous for the democracy of the country.
The previous Madhya Pradesh chief minister’s comments come as the State Election Commission declared on Sunday that repolling for the Bengal panchayat decision will be held on Monday in 696 booths where voting for the rural decisions has been announced void.
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In Saturday’s violence-scarred panchayat surveys, individuals had cast their votes in 61,636 booths for 2.06 lakh candidates who were within the shred for elections to 73,887 seats within the three-tier panchayat framework within the state. The SEC, which held an assembly on Sunday evening, went through reports of vote-tampering and savagery which influenced surveying in numerous places, and passed the arrangement, an official said.
Everything that is happening in Panchayat Polls in Bengal is startling. I admire Mamta for her coarseness and confirmation, but what is happening is indefensible. We know you bravely confronted comparable circumstances in CPM run the show but what is happening presently isn’t great for our Democracy,” Digvijaya Singh tweeted.
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The ruling Trinamool Congress has alleged the inclusion of the Congress, BJP and the Left in viciousness in a few locales of the state.
Protests were held in different parts of West Bengal on Sunday against the viciousness that shook the panchayat decisions and over affirmations of irregularities.
Sporadic viciousness proceeded in a few parts of north and south Bengal on Sunday, all political parties affirmed a day after at slightest 18 individuals were slaughtered amid three-tier panchayat decisions in 20 areas. A TMC worker who was harmed in a bomb blast at Sitalkuchi in the Cooch Behar area on Saturday kicked the bucket on Sunday when he was being taken from a nearby healing centre to Siliguri town, police said.
The death toll within the violence related to the panchayat elections in West Bengal rose to 20 Monday indeed as new surveying was underway in about 700 surveying booths over 19 districts of the state. The West Bengal panchayat decision held Saturday was defaced by widespread viciousness, coming about within the passings of political specialists, plundering of vote boxes, and annihilation of poll papers. Until Sunday, 17 individuals were killed in election-related savagery in Bengal.
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West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday composed to BSF examiner common (Eastern Command) SC Budakoti, inquiring him to send satisfactory powers to avoid the repeat of such occurrences amid repolling in certain booths for the panchayat decisions, on July 10.
Chowdhury said as numerous as 19 people were murdered amid surveying for the panchayats, including that the nearness of the main security strengths in and around the surveying stations will guarantee that voters cast their votes fearlessly.
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Bengal Governor is meeting Home Minister Amit Shah to look into this critical matter along with submitting the report and solving the issue Immediately.
‘False voting at 18,000 booths at the command of TMC’, affirms Suvendu Adhikari
“We have submitted a list of 6000 booths to the SEC proposing repoll. False voting had taken put in 18,000 booths at the command of the Trinamool Congress. We are collecting more proof… video film and everything,” Bengal leader of opposition Suvendu Adhikari told reporters
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‘TMC persevered the preeminent due to opposition-sponsored violence’, says party leader
TMC state common secretary Kunal Ghosh charged that the violence on the chosen day was executed by confinement parties. TMC is responsible for this violence. Central powers did not arrive to show disdain toward of arrangement by the SEC. Today’s survey has been quiet and it illustrates that SEC has taken steps to control the circumstance,” he said.