During the nomination of Panchayat elections in Bengal, there were clashes in many places, one died, what did Mamata Banerjee say? -aabtak24


West Bengal Panchayat Election Violence: Violence took place at many places in West Bengal on Thursday (June 15) during the filing of nominations for the Panchayat elections. Three persons were allegedly shot at in Uttar Dinajpur district, out of which one person died. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accused other parties of indulging in violence during nominations for panchayat elections. The last day for filing nominations was today i.e. Thursday (June 15).

Panchayat elections will be held in Bengal on 8th July. There has been an uproar in South 24 Parganas district on the last day of nomination. Apart from this, violence broke out at the Sainthia BDO office in Ahmedpur in Birbhum district. However, there is no information about any casualty from here. On the incident of shooting three persons in Uttar Dinajpur district, State Secretary of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Mohammad Salim claimed that all three persons are supporters of Left Front and Congress.

CPI(M) accuses TMC of violence

He said that all three were shot at when they were going to the Chopra block office to file their nominations. An official said that after the incident, all the three injured were admitted to the district hospital, where one person died during treatment. He said that the condition of two injured is serious. CPI(M) state secretary Mohammad Salim alleged that the Trinamool Congress was behind the attack. The ruling Trinamool Congress has rejected the allegations. 

What did Mamata Banerjee say?

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the CPI (M) is involved in the violence regarding nomination in the ISF Panchayat elections. Some opposition parties are trying to create disturbance during the nomination for Panchayat elections. He further said that our party has no involvement in the problems that happened in Islampur and other places.

TMC Chief said that we did not give ticket to those who did it, they asked us for ticket, but seeing their record, we did not give them ticket. We have given tickets after seeing their credentials, I have also asked the police to take strict action against them. 

On the incidents of violence, West Bengal BJP President Sukanta Majumdar said that there is a terrible situation in West Bengal, in this situation it is impossible to hold elections. Central force is needed. The State Election Commission is ignoring the court’s decision. The Election Commission doesn’t even know which are the sensitive places in the state, while actually being bombed. 
Order reserved on Shubhendu Adhikari’s plea 
Meanwhile, the Calcutta High Court has reserved the order on the petition filed by Bengal’s opposition leader and BJP leader Shubhendu Adhikari regarding the Panchayat elections. The BJP leader had filed the PIL alleging violence in the nomination process for the election and failure to comply with the court’s previous order on the deployment of central forces in seven sensitive districts.  
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