Madan Can ‘Influence’ Voters, Deepa Urges EC


Kolkata: Congress candidate from Bhowanipur, Deepa Dasmunsi on Thursday approached Election Commission and lodged a complaint against former transport minister and Trinamool candidate from Kamarhati Assembly seat, Madan Mitra.

Mrs. Dasmunsi had approached Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and alleged that Madan Mitra can ‘influence’ the voting process from SSKM Hospital and therefore should be kept under strict vigil.

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“Madan Mitra is a resident of Bhawanipur and can influence the voters their.” Mrs, Dasmunsi wrote in her letter to EC.

Acting on Mrs. Dasmunsi’s complaint Mr. Zaidi had directed CEO office of West Bengal to initiate proper measure in a bid to conduct a free and fair poll. Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury too urged the EC to keep Madan Mitra under CCTV.

Meanwhile, a Left delegation under Robin Deb met CEO Sunil Gupta and urged him to keep ‘influential’ Madan under check. They said that madan Mitra has tunred SSKM Hospital into his control room and can manipulate the process.

The CEO has assured the delegation of initiating every step to conduct a free and fair poll in the state.