If Nomination Are Submitted Through Whatsapp Than Why Not Through E- Mail: HC To SEC


Kolkata: The State Election Commission had to face the criticism of Calcutta High Court on the issue of the three tier Panchayat elections in Bengal. Again question has been raised at SEC on its neutrality.

The division bench of Justice Biswanath Samaddar has raise this question at SEC now.It is said that on the basis of case filed by the left front against E-Nomination submission Justice Samaddar’s division bench has raised such question.

During the hearing of this case on Monday, CPM lawyer Bikashranjan Bhattacharya raise this question. He said if nominations were submitted through Whatsapp than why not through E- mail.Because several political party activists were attacked in various districts of West Bengal while going for nomination submission.Initially,good number of complaints were submitted to the District Magistrate and the Superintendent of Police, but most of them could not reach these offices.

Thus, candidates were forced to submit their nominations to the returning officer through e-mail,claimed Advocate Bikashranjan Bhattacharya.