West Bengal meeting election 2021: Voter shot lifeless outdoors polling sales space in Cooch Behar, RAF deployed | West Bengal Information
Kolkata: A primary-time voter was Shot lifeless by unidentified individuals outdoors a polling sales space in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district on Saturday. The Trinamool Congress alleged that the BJP was behind the killing, whereas the saffron get together claimed that the deceased was its polling agent on the sales space and pointed the accusing finger on the ruling get together within the state.
The youth, recognized as Anand Burman, was dragged outdoors polling sales space quantity 85 in Pathantuli space of Sitalkuchi whereas voting was underway and shot lifeless, a police officer mentioned.
The incident triggered a conflict between TMC and BJP supporters and a number of other individuals have been injured as bombs have been lobbed outdoors the sales space, in response to information company PTI.
Central forces needed to resort to lathi-charge to convey the scenario underneath management, he mentioned.
“We now have obtained data that an individual was shot lifeless outdoors a polling sales space in Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district. We now have sought a report from the micro-observer as quickly as potential and the returning officer was referred to as as much as know concerning the scenario,” an election official mentioned.
Police and Fast Motion Pressure (RAF) have been deployed within the space.
By the way, BJP state chief and MP Dilip Ghosh had come underneath assault from ‘TMC employees’ in Sitalkuchi space just a few days again.
TMC chief and Natabari constituency candidate Rabindra Nath Ghosh alleged that the BJP employees have been behind the killing.
“BJP goons are behind the killing. They have been making a nuisance right here for a number of days as they’re dropping the elections and now, they’re killing individuals,” he mentioned.
Dismissing Ghosh’s declare, Sitalkuchi’s BJP candidate Baren Chandra Barman mentioned that the deceased particular person was the get together’s polling agent on the sales space and TMC activists have been behind the homicide.
“He was our polling agent and was going to the sales space when TMC goons shot him lifeless. Rabindra Nath Ghosh’s declare is a complete lie. We now have knowledgeable the SP and the ECI concerning the incident, demanding quick arrest of the culprits,” Barman mentioned.
He additionally claimed that police or central forces weren’t current close to the sales space when the killing came about.
Brisk polling is being recorded within the fourth section of elections for 44 meeting constituencies when 1,15,94,950 electorates unfold throughout 5 districts particularly South 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Howrah, Alipurduar and Coochbehar are exercising their franchise on Tuesday morning.
Based on Election Fee knowledge, round 15.85 per cent polling has been recorded within the first two hours, a shade higher than the primary three phases held on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
Alipurduar, the place 5 constituencies are going for the polls recorded the very best proportion of 17.97 per cent adopted by Howrah the place 17.48 per cent of polling was recorded within the 9 meeting constituencies.