• Sat. May 21st, 2022

Democracy wins or loss in West Bengal! Journalist beaten up in West Bengal Civic Poll

Report from some local media the entire West Bengal without Darjeeling district witnessed sporadic incidents of violence during the civic polls in 108 municipalities across the state which was held on Sunday.

According to report from State Election Commission source 78% Voter turn out in Bengal Civic poll.

According to News agency ANI report, a clash broke between TMC & BJP workers during the polling for civic polls in North 24 Pargana on 27th February 2022.

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has asked State Election Commissioner Saurab Das to brief him on the situation by 10 am on Monday.

Governor of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar later told reporters that what is being witnessed in West Bengal is dance of brutality (tandav nritya).

As many as 20 journalist beaten up in West Bengal among them Esha Roy, Arshad Ali, photojournalist Partha Paul of The Indian Express, Aritrik Bhattacharya and cameraperson Partha Sarathi Chakraborty of ABP Ananda, Mintu Basak, Debararti Ghosh and Bikram Das of 24 Ghanta, Souvik Dey reporter of Bengali Dainik Annanda Bazar Patrika.

The BJP has given a call for a 12-hour bandh in West Bengal on Monday in protest against rigging, attack on various opposition leaders. BJP spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya told reporters here that the shutdown from 6 am to 6 pm.

According to report from news agency ANI BJP workers clash with Police personnel during protests against alleged violence in state’s civic polls. BJP state president Sukanta Majumdar told reporter our workers were protesting peacefully, they are beaten up. Police is playing the role of a cadre for TMC.

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