Press Council seeks report from West Bengal

Arjun Ram Meghwal

Read Also: West Bengal: World War II bombs found in Nadia district's lake The division bench comprised of Justice Biswanath Samaddar and Justice Arindam Mukherjee heard the case at on Monday.

While leaders and workers of the Left parties held a rally, Congress leaders held a hunger strike at Rani Rashmoni Road in central Kolkata.

The division bench also said that the single bench will conclude the hearing in the matter as expeditiously as possible.

TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee, who had moved the petition to the division bench on behalf of his party, confirmed the same. "It has said that the single bench will hear the matter now", he said.

It observed that the question of maintainability of the petition by the BJP would be decided by the court of Justice Subrata Talukdar, who stayed the election process on 12 March and fixed the hearing in the case for Monday.

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The directive by the bench came after BJP, Left and Congress alleged that the TMC resorted to violence to hinder the filing of nominations by opposition candidates. "The TMC was refusing because it knew that the order will not be in their favour".

Iterating that in a democracy, every election down to the municipality of panchayat level should be held peacefully, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader expressed doubts over whether the state government had the capability to conduct a violence-free poll. CPM's Rabin Deb and Congress state chief Adhir Chowdhury's petitions on the same were made party to the BJP petition.

The opposition parties moved Supreme Court after the SEC, in the wake of reports of pre-poll panchayat violence, extended the nomination filing deadline to only rescind it within hours. On Monday, the single judge bench extended the stay by a day. Though the Trinamool-led government's lawyer appealed in division bench, the bench has returned the case to single bench of Justice Talukdar.

Staying the election process on April 12, Justice Talukdar had directed the SEC to file a comprehensive status report on the poll process, detailing the number of nominations filed and the percentage of nominations rejected, among other information. The Panchayat polls are scheduled to take place on May 1, 3 and 5, and the counting of votes is slated on May 8.

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