June 2, 2023
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Suvendu Adhikari alleged many BJP brokers had been crushed up throughout polls and termed it large safety lapse

Kolkata:

Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation on Sunday maintain a sit-in strike contained in the State Election Commissioner Office, demanding repolling for Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election.

Mr Adhikari with the BJP delegation met Governor Jagdeep Dhankar and urged to declare KMC polls as null and void in view of rampant violence, rigging and Kolkata police appearing for the ruling occasion.

The BJP chief additionally alleged that many BJP brokers had been crushed up throughout polls and termed it an enormous lapse in safety.

Meanwhile, BJP nationwide president JP Nadda expressed his disappointment that “Mamata Banerjee is using police to manhandle LoP Suvendu Adhikari while he was visiting the State Election Commission.”

A workforce of the police forces from the Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate was stationed exterior the Salt Lake residence within the afternoon and allegedly locked the principle gate to forestall Adhikari and others from travelling to Kolkata.

The delegation additionally sought an investigation into the digital home arrest by the Bidhannagar Police of Adhikari.

Governor assured the delegation that he was severely involved on the grim scenario and would take all steps known as for at his finish. “He told the delegation that governance of Mamata Banerjee has to conform to rule of law,” Governor’s workplace stated.

During Kolkata Municipal elections on Sunday, a crude bomb was hurled exterior a polling sales space injuring a voter. The incident passed off exterior Taki Boys School in ward 36 of North Kolkata immediately.

Polling passed off at 4,959 polling cubicles in all 144 wards of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) amid tight safety and with COVID-19 protocols. The counting of votes will happen on December 21.

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