Alleging violence, BJP demands fresh elections for KMC


Kolkata: While reacting to the violence struck polls of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, BJP state President Rahul Sinha while addressing a press conference accused the Trinamool Congress, State Election Commission and the Police of allegedly raping democracy in broad daylight on a day when Kolkata went under polls.

He has termed the election as baseless and meaningless. The BJP state President has demanded the resignation of the State Election Commissioner for failing to conduct the elections peacefully. He alleged that BJP candidate Mina Devi Purohit was held captive at Maheswari school for nearly two hours.

He also said that the attack on the journalists prove that there has been a vote of ‘loot’. He said, “The persons expelled by the Trinamool Congress have been involved in rigging for the party during the elections.”

He also added, “In booth 34 of ward no. 4, the BJP agent of the booth was allegedly molested by the Presiding officer of the booth during the elections.”

BJP has demanded the Election Commission to cancel the polls and order fresh polling. In a memorandum to the State election Commissioner, BJP has alleged that the police who was scheduled to protect the common voters were hand in gloves with the ruling goons.

Reacting to the elections BJP state observer Siddharth Nath Singh said that the police have acted as TMC agents during the elections and TMC has conducted desperate rigging to win the elections.

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