The Trinamool Congress on Sunday demanded a ban on Bharatiya Janata Party chief Dilip Ghosh’s political campaign within the state for the continuing meeting elections over his comment on the 4 individuals who had been shot lifeless by safety personnel after the violent incident in Cooch Behar district.
In a grievance lodged with the Election Commission, TMC mentioned that Ghosh justified such ‘homicide’ and threatened Bengal and its individuals of extra such ‘murders’ within the following phrases: ‘ar jodi barabakri kore Sitalkuchi dekheche ki hoche, jaegae jaegae Sitalkuchi hobe (individuals have seen what occurred at Sitalkuchi, if anybody steps its boundary, the incident of Sitalkuchi shall be repeated repeatedly).
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“Instead of condemning the acts of violence of CRPF within the brutal cold-blooded killing of the 4 harmless individuals, Dilip Ghosh has actively seen condoning the acts and actually encouraging related spell of violence within the ongoing elections in West Bengal,” the grievance mentioned.
“In the circumstances, we name upon you, to forthwith: First, provoke applicable strict authorized motion, together with felony proceedings, towards Dilip Ghosh for his inflammatory and inciting assertion and brazenly threatening the voters. Secondly, restrain Dilip Ghosh for campaigning for remaining phases,” it mentioned.
Violence erupted at a polling sales space in Cooch Behar throughout the fourth spherical of polling. The ruling TMC alleged that Central forces opened fireplace twice at polling cubicles in Cooch Behar the place individuals are casting their votes, killing 4 social gathering staff.
Official sources in Cooch Behar confirmed the dying of 4 individuals within the district.
Following the incident, the EC ordered the adjourning of the ballot in PS 126 of Sitalkurchi AC, Cooch Behar based mostly on an interim report from Special Observers. The EC will search an in depth report from them and the Chief Election Officer by 5 pm on Saturday.
Since the incident, the Election Commission has barred the entry of any political chief within the Cooch Behar district for the following 72 hours.
Polling for the primary 4 phases has been concluded in West Bengal. The fifth and sixth phases of the continuing elections will happen on April 17 and April 22. Counting of votes will happen on May 2.
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