CPI (M) complains to EC over intimidation, violence and obstruction of voters in West Bengal Assembly polls


Nilotpal Basu, Central Secretariat member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) met the Chief Election Commissioner today and submitted a memorandum regarding the violence and irregularities in some Assembly Constituencies where polling was held today in West Bengal.

“There have been widespread intimidation of voters, violence, obstructing voters from going to the polling booths, mounting attacks on opposition polling agents. Even the leader of the opposition of the current Assembly and Secretary of the CPI(M) West Bengal State Committee, Dr. Suryakanta Mishra was hackled in his Assembly Constituency
Narayangarh. Most of the mainstream media, both electronic and print, have come out with graphic coverage of these extremely unseemly spectacle,” states the CPI (M) memorandum.

31 West Bengal Assembly Constituencies are being polled today.

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