West Bengal meeting election 2021: 4 killed in firing in Cooch Behar, CISF says its troops not concerned in incident | West Bengal Information
Sitalkuchi: The Central Industrial Safety Pressure (CISF) on Saturday clarified that its troops weren’t concerned within the firing incident in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar during which 4 civilians have been killed.
“Concerning latest incident being reported in media in regards to the killing of 4 civilians exterior sales space 126, Jorpatki in Sitalkuchi Meeting Constituency, Cooch Behar, it is clarified that CRPF part was neither deployed on the stated sales space nor concerned within the incident in any approach,” the CRPF stated.
It was earlier reported that 4 individuals have been killed in firing as CISF personnel allegedly opened hearth after coming underneath assault from locals, who “tried to grab their rifles”, in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district on Saturday.
The incident happened within the Sitalkuchi space when voting was underway, a senior police officer stated. “As per preliminary studies, 4 individuals have been killed as CISF personnel opened fire after coming underneath assault in a village, in line with information company ANI and PTI.
“A scuffle happened and locals gheraoed them and tried to grab their rifles, following which the central forces opened hearth. Additional particulars are awaited,” he stated.
Election officers stated a report on the incident has been sought from the district officers. A primary-time voter was Shot lifeless by unidentified individuals exterior a polling sales space in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district on Saturday.
West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 33.98 per cent until 11.30 am throughout 44 constituencies in 5 districts through the fourth section of the state Meeting polls, in line with the Election Commission (EC).
The Falakata constituency within the state has witnessed the best voting proportion with a voter turnout of 40.45 per cent until 11.30 am, whereas the Jadavpur constituency witnessed the bottom voting proportion with a voter turnout of 21.23 per cent.
This section of the elections will witness an intense battle between 373 candidates in 44 constituencies of the state throughout 5 districts — Cooch Behar, Alipurduar, South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hooghly.
BJP candidate from Bhangar constituency in South 24 Parganas district, Soumi Hati solid her vote for the fourth section.ITBP personnel, deployed on election responsibility, at polling cubicles in Rishra of Hooghly district helped an aged girl as she arrived to solid her vote for the fourth section of West Bengal polls.
Safety personnel additionally helped a lady voter get to a polling station in Alipurduar, because the fourth section of Meeting elections is underway within the state.A complete of 1,15,81,022 voters will take part on this section, out of which 2,63,016 are first-time voters.
The smallest constituency is Bally with 1,76,001 electorates whereas Chunchura is the most important constituency with 3,13,701 electorates. As many as 15,940 polling stations shall be used, together with 12,361 fundamental and three,579 auxiliary stations.
Safety has been beefed up in all 44 constituencies with a complete of 900 firms of safety forces deployed to make sure a peaceable election.
Out of those, 140 firms of central forces are deployed within the 9 Assembly seats in Howrah, 175 for Hooghly`s 19 seats, 185 for South 24 Parganas` 11 seats, 105 in Alipurduar and 188 within the 9 seats of Cooch Behar.
Among the many 44 constituencies, 9 are in Howrah, 10 in Hooghly, 11 in South 24 Parganas, 5 in Alipurduar and 9 in Cooch Behar.The fifth section of the meeting elections will start on April 17. The counting of votes will happen on Could 2.