WB poll: Miscreants brandish gun, escape with box

Ratua (West Bengal) [India], might sixteen (ANI): Brandishing a gun, unidentified miscreants, on Wed, at liberty with a box from booth no. seventy six in Malda’s Ratua throughout the re-polling within the council elections.
This adds to the long list of violent incidents that have erupted within the current polls within the state, with a minimum of twelve individuals having lost their lives to this point.
Earlier nowadays, incidents of bombing and attacks with sharp weapons surfaced in Murshidabad, leading to 2 Trinamool Congress employees sustaining injuries. Following the incident, allegations were levelled against the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) for together offensive the TMC.
In Uttar Dinajpur district’s Goalpokhar, the police officers baton-charged on individuals, exercise a crowd-control live, as they were provoking following delay within the selection method.
The council polls, that were hung on Mon, May 14, had to be rescheduled in 568 election booths unfold across nineteen districts of the state by the State committee for nowadays as proceedings were marred by violence.
The booths, wherever re-polling is going down, embody sixty three in Murshidabad, fifty two in Coochbehar, twenty eight in West Midnapore and ten in Hooghly among others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conjointly condemned the violence, terming it a ‘murder of democracy’.
Addressing the media party employees at BJP headquarters in national capital, Prime Minister Modi aforementioned, “There is a new factor i need to speak regarding…the scenes from the council Elections in West Bengal. it absolutely was nothing however a murder of democracy. From the nomination stage to the day of polling, wherever was the spirit of democracy? individuals were intimidated.”
The Ministry of Home Affairs conjointly sought-after a report from the government concerning incidents of violence throughout council Election within the state

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