JAMALPUR: Reacting sharply to the discover served on her by the Election Commission of India for her feedback over central forces intimidating voters, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit out on the ballot panel, saying that she would continue speaking about CRPF interference till it stops working for the BJP.
Iterating that the ECI was working on the behest of the BJP, Banerjee mentioned, the prime minister campaigns on polling days, but there isn’t any ruling that he has violated the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).
Speaking at a rally at Jamalpur in Purba Bardhaman, the TMC chief mentioned, “I will continue speaking about interference by CPRF till it stops working for the BJP. Will salute the force, once it does. I do not care anything about your (ECI’s) showcause letters.”
The chief minister additionally accused the ECI of “not listening to the TMC but following whatever the BJP is saying”.
Banerjee mentioned, she can also be campaigning on election days as a result of the prime minister does so.
“Why are you (PM) having ‘Pariksha pe charcha’ in West Bengal where assembly elections are being held? Is it not a violation of MCC?” she requested.
The ECI has issued a discover to the West Bengal chief minister on Thursday evening for her prima facie “completely false, provocative and intemperate statements” towards central armed police forces deputed on election obligation within the state, saying her remarksare demoralising the personnel.
Banerjee has been requested to answer by Saturday.