Kolkata: With voting on in West Bengal for the third section of the meeting elections on Tuesday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Derek O’Brien has written to the Election Fee alleging the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) “goons” attacked Sujata Mondal Khan, the occasion’s Arambagh candidate, at a voting sales space in Arandi space of the constituency.
O’Brien, the TMC’s Rajya Sabha MP, in his grievance to the ballot physique stated that Sujata Mondal Khan’s private safety officer additionally suffered head accidents and is in a essential situation.
Alleging that the Central Reserve Police Drive (CRPF) personnel have been silent spectators of the incident, he demanded that the BJP goons be apprehended.
Demanding that the meeting elections be performed freely and pretty, the quizmaster-turned-politician additionally known as upon the Election Fee to make sure no corrupt practices happen in addition to making certain the protection of occasion employees and members.
West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee additionally expressed concern over the incident and accused the BJP of making chaos and threatening her occasion supporters through the voting in Arambagh.
“They’ve inflicted severe harm on our Scheduled Caste candidate Sujata, when she visited a sales space. In addition they hit one other candidate in Khanakul. In Canning East, safety forces prevented our nominee Shaukat Mollah from coming into a sales space. There had been quite a few such situations of assault on our candidates, occasion employees throughout the state,” she stated whereas addressing a public assembly within the state’s Alipurduar district.
Asserting that she wouldn’t get slowed down by such “intimidatory ways”, Banerjee stated she has since morning acquired not less than 100 complaints of assault and violence.
The TMC supremo added the Election Fee has been knowledgeable about the identical however to no avail.
Sujata Mondal Khan on her half accused the BJP employees of threatening and misbehaving with ladies voters in Arandi space.
“In Arandi-I space right here, we have now minority and scheduled caste voters who love Mamata Banerjee. Goons of BJP threatened, tortured and misbehaved with ladies voters final night time. They (BJP) did this as a result of they know that these individuals will vote for me,” ANI quoted her as saying.
Voting for the high-voltage West Bengal Meeting elections, which is witnessing a direct confrontation between the TMC and BJP this time, is being held in eight phases. Polling for the primary two phases have been held on March 27 and April 1. The fourth section will happen on April 10 whereas the outcomes will probably be declared on Might 2.