West Bengal Assembly elections | CRPF harassing voters in Bengal at Amit Shah’s behest: Mamata
Addressing a rally Baneswar in Cooch Behar district, Mamata Banerjee accused personnel of the Central pressure of molesting ladies and beating individuals throughout the ongoing Assembly elections
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on April 7 alleged that the CRPF personnel are harassing voters in the State at the behest of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Addressing a rally Baneswar in Cooch Behar district, she accused personnel of the Central pressure of molesting ladies and beating individuals throughout the ongoing Assembly elections.
“They are obstructing electors to cast their votes. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has instructed them to do so,” Ms. Banerjee alleged.
She claimed at least 10 individuals have been killed in the State throughout the ongoing polls.
“The Election Commission is running the administration. Please see that nobody is killed during the polling process. I request you to monitor CRPF personnel who are on duty now in the State. They should not be allowed to harass women. There are cases of girls being molested by the Central force employees,” she stated.
Five candidates, together with two ladies, have been assaulted, whereas clashes between rival political teams erupted throughout the third part of polling in the State on Tuesday.
Television grabs confirmed TMC nominee in Arambagh Sujata Mondal being chased in an open subject by individuals wielding sticks and iron rods after which hitting her on the top with sticks.
Her safety officer was additionally injured.
Other candidates who have been allegedly attacked or heckled throughout the day have been Papiya Adhikary and Swapan Dasgupta of the BJP and Dr. Nirmal Maji and Najmul Karim of the TMC.