Panchayat poll violence: Centre asks Bengal govt to send another report

Violence In West Bengal During Elections Is Not New The Media Glare Is

Derek O'Brien Says that Violence is under control: You all may know that the 13 people were killed and a lot got injured during the West Bengal panchayat elections violence.

The panchayat elections were held for 621 zilla parishads, 6,123 panchayat samitis and 31,802 gram panchayats in West Bengal on May 14.

The Congress won 33 seats while independent candidates emerged winners in 158 seats.

Calcutta High Court had ordered on May 10 that compensation to the families of the casualties of the election would be paid out of the salaries, retirement benefits and if need be properties of senior state government and SEC officers who had approved of the security arrangement. The districts are Bankura, Burdwan, Birbhum, Darjeeling, Howrah, Hooghly, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar, Malda, Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur, Murshidabad, Nadia, Purulia, North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Dakshin Dinajpur, Uttar Dinajpur, Siliguri MP, Kolkata-North, Alipurduar, Kolkata-South and Paschim Burdwan.

Also read: West Bengal panchayat election 2018 results live updates * In East Medinipur, TMC is leading in nearly 200 seats.


TMC leading in 204 out of 825 Zilla Parishads; Left Front and BJP yet to open accounts.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses party supporters during a celebration event ahead of wining the Karnataka election in New Delhi on May 15, 2018. In Panchayat Samiti, the TMC leading in 109 seats.

The counting of votes is scheduled to take place on Thursday.

The state administration, however, claimed only six of those deaths were poll-related, State Election Commission (SEC) said. From the nomination stage to the day of polling, where was the spirit of democracy? "People were bullied", Modi said.

Taking note of the incident, the Ministry of Home Affairs also sought a report from the state government regarding incidents of violence during Panchayat Election in the state.

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