West Bengal election vidhan sabha election akp 94 | W. Bengal: 78.36 per cent turnout in fifth part
Uncommon incidents of violence
PTI, Kolkata / Salt Lake / Vardhman
The fifth part of the West Bengal Meeting elections noticed sporadic incidents of violence in some locations, officers mentioned on Saturday. Polling was held on Saturday in 45 constituencies in North 24 Parganas, East Vardhman, Nadia, Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts. The turnout was 78.36 per cent until 5 pm.
Within the fifth part of the West Bengal Meeting elections, at the very least 78.36 per cent polling was recorded for 45 meeting constituencies in six districts until 5 pm on Saturday, Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab mentioned.
The best turnout was 81.73 per cent in Jalpaiguri district. This was adopted by East Vardhman (81.72 per cent), Nadia (81.57 per cent), North 24 Parganas (74.83 per cent), Darjeeling (74.31 per cent) and Kalimpong (69.56 per cent).
The polling was typically peaceable aside from a number of incidents of violence in Shantinagar in Bidhannagar and Bijpur in North 24 Parganas, a senior official within the Chief Electoral Officer’s Workplace mentioned. The Election Fee had deployed at the very least 853 corporations of central forces for Saturday’s polls. Every firm has about 100 staff together with officers.
The safety forces had put in place tight safety measures to stop any untoward incidents through the polls, although some uncommon incidents did happen and the state of affairs was introduced below management by the safety forces, the chief election official mentioned.
Trinamool Congress and BJP supporters clashed at Shantinagar in Bidhanagar, with each events accusing one another of not permitting voters to go to the polls. Eight individuals have been injured within the stoning, officers mentioned.
In Siliguri, Trinamool and CPI (M) activists clashed outdoors the polling cubicles, whereas in Nadia district, the Trinamool Congress accused the central forces of telling voters to show away. The Trinamool additionally accused the BJP of taking on a polling station in Vardhman North.
The BJP has alleged that some BJP polling station representatives have been kidnapped by the Trinamool Congress in North 24 Parganas. Aside from a number of minor incidents, the polling handed peacefully, officers mentioned.
Jangipur: Election postponed
The Election Fee on Saturday postponed the Jangipur constituency in West Bengal as a result of demise of a Left Entrance candidate. Revolutionary Socialist Social gathering (RSP) candidate Pradip Kumar Nandi examined constructive for corona 4 days in the past. He died at a personal hospital in Bampur on Friday. He was 73 years previous.
Deganga: Report on firing
The Election Fee on Saturday sought a report from election observers on the incident after locals alleged that central forces allegedly opened hearth throughout polling within the Deganga constituency in South 24 Parganas district.
Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab has obtained some audio recordings exhibiting the villagers accusing the central forces of firing close to a polling station in Kurulgachha space of Deganga. “We’ve got referred to as for an instantaneous report from the election observers on this regard,” a senior election official mentioned.
Nevertheless, a Central Armed Police Power (CAPF) official stationed on the heart the place the villagers claimed the taking pictures mentioned the allegations have been baseless. Every part is ok right here and voting is happening peacefully. No taking pictures was reported wherever within the space, he mentioned.
Politics of useless our bodies from Mamata too: Modi
Asansol: The Trinamool Congress get together has cut up within the first 4 phases of the Meeting elections in West Bengal, now Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek might be utterly unveiled on the finish of the state election course of, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed right here on Saturday. Modi additionally accused Mamata Banerjee of politicizing corpses.
“Mamata has an extended custom of taking part in politics with corpses. Mamata is taking part in politics due to the unlucky demise of 4 individuals in a taking pictures at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar,” Modi alleged at a public assembly in Asansol. After the primary 4 rounds of voting, the Trinamool Congress get together has cut up and after the completion of the election course of, the sisters and nephews might be unnamed, Modi mentioned.
“Unlawful coal mining is rampant within the space close to Asansol in West Vardhman district and everyone seems to be conscious of the place the proceeds go,” mentioned Modi, including that it was clear from a tape of his dialog that Mamata was “insensitive”.
Modi mentioned that Mamata avoids attending conferences between the Prime Minister and the Chief Ministers of varied states. He was additionally absent from a current assembly on the state of corona within the nation.
Alleged cellphone tapping
Galsi: Mamata Banerjee on Saturday alleged that her cellphone was being tapped after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was addressing a rally with the our bodies of these killed within the Cooch Behar taking pictures and introduced that she would order a CID probe into the matter.
In a gathering, Mamata alleged that the BJP was conspiring because it couldn’t maintain tempo with the Trinamool Congress on the difficulty of improvement. Due to this fact, now the BJP is keeping track of our day by day conversations and plainly they’ve reached our kitchen, mentioned the Chief Minister.
We’ll order a CID inquiry into the matter, and nobody concerned in such surveillance might be spared. “We’re conscious of who’s behind this,” Banerjee mentioned. Mamata Banerjee additionally claimed that she knew that the Central forces have been finishing up such actions with the assistance of some fingers. Though the BJP claims that it has no hand on this, it’s clear that it has a hand behind it, she mentioned.
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