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Politicians Banned In Bengal District After Clashes, Phase 5 Campaign Cut


Politicians Banned From Violence-Hit Bengal District For 3 Days

New Delhi:

No politician can enter West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district for the subsequent three days, the Election Commission has stated following Saturday’s violence wherein 4 folks died.

The silence interval for the subsequent part of voting within the state, the fifth part which is on April 17, too has been prolonged to 72 hours.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had introduced that she is going to, on Sunday, go to the world the place the clashes broke out, whereas the Trinamool Congress had deliberate to organise black-badge protests throughout the state to mark the incident.

Clashes passed off outdoors  a polling station in Cooch Behar after an area mob attacked safety forces over a misunderstanding, the Election Commission stated earlier on Saturday, including that the CISF personnel needed to open fireplace to “save their lives and government property like EVMs”.

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