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TMC delegation led by Yashwant Sinha complains to EC of ‘partisan habits’ by central forces | India News – Times of India


KOLKATA: A excessive stage Trinamool Congress delegation, led by Yashwant Sinha, former Cabinet minister and now TMC vp and state minister Subrata Mukherjee, on Friday met the Election Commission with a grievance alleging central police forces acted with partiality in favour of the BJP at sure polling facilities.
Sinha informed reporters after assembly the Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union dwelling minister Amit Shah are influencing the ballot course of by passing on instruction from Delhi.
“We have told the poll panel, the role of central forces have been partial in many booths in the first two phases. There have been incidents of violence and attacks on our party supporters by BJP. We have asked the EC to see to it this was not repeated in the next six phases,” Sinha mentioned.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday had additionally accused central forces deployed in Nandigram constituency, the place she is locked in battle together with her former lieutenant, Suvendu Adhikari now with the BJP, of serving to the saffron celebration
Central police forces perform underneath the dwelling ministry, which is headed by Amit Shah.
Sinha additionally mentioned “Union home minister Amit Shah is doing everything possible to influence people’s verdict in favour of BJP by preventing the voters opposed to his party to excercise their franchise. This has to stop.”
He mentioned the TMC additionally flagged the difficulty of malfunctioning of EVMs through the delegation’s interplay with the EC.
Referring to the tweet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi predicting BJP will get majority within the West Bengal meeting after the primary part of polling, Sinha quipped ” we are yet to see any tweet by the PM after the second phase. We are waiting for his tweet again.”
The former finance and exterior affairs minister within the Vajpayee cupboard predicted a “landslide victory by Trinamool Congress despite provocations and interference by the BJP (in the polling process).”
Mukherjee added “I have seen elections for the last 50 years. (But) I have never witnessed such blatant interference in the election process by the government in Delhi before.”
TMC Rajya Sabha member Dola Sen was additionally half of the delegation.

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