Maldah: Allegations of Cash for vote have been leveled against the Congress MP of Maldah South Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury. On Tuesday he went to ward no. 20 of Maldah’s Englishbazar Municipality to campaign in support of Congress Candidate. There he stacked a thousand rupee note into the hands of an old woman.
TMC have lodged a protest against the MP and will be approaching the State Election Commission, said TMC leader Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury. Abu Hasem has rebuffed all the allegations against him and has said that it was a personal help. There is no connection of vote with the incident. The Election Commission has Showcaused Abu Hasem in this regard.