New Delhi: The Election Fee has responded to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee’s letter citing issues over alleged discrepancies throughout voting on the Boyal polling sales space in Nandigram in the course of the second part of voting on April 1 and stated the allegations talked about are “factually incorrect, with none empirical proof in anyway and devoid of substance”.
Citing the experiences submitted by particular observers and officers, the ballot physique stated that there was “no point out of both outsiders or weapons and goons capturing the stated sales space”.
The Election Fee additionally rubbished the allegations made in opposition to Border Safety Drive (BSF) jawans deployed on the Boyal polling station in Nandigram stating there is no such thing as a proof to recommend that they “indulged in any inappropriate behaviour”.
“Furthermore, the grievance that they didn’t permit the voters to go contained in the sales space is much from the reality,” the ballot physique stated.
The Election Fee in its point-by-point response stated that the polling brokers of the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP), CPI (M) and an impartial had been current contained in the Boyal polling sales space when the mock drill came about.
Mentioning that the TMC polling agent by no means confirmed up on the Boyal polling sales space, the ballot physique stated: “The ECI can’t drive anyone unwilling to work as a polling agent.”
Stating the related CCTV footage is offered with the Fee to show that there was no wrongdoing within the course of, the ballot physique whereas responding to the TMC supremo’s hand-written grievance stated there was no report of any violence nor was there any intimidation of voters on the Boyal sales space.
The TMC supremo is within the fray from Nandigram in opposition to her former protégé Suvendu Akhikari, now with the BJP.