Partha thanks people for holding ‘peaceful’ elections


Kolkata: Trinamool Secretary General Partha Chatterjee, Trinamool Youth Congress President Abhishek Bandyopadhyay and Chief National Spokesperson & Leader of the party in Rajya Sabha, Derek O’Brien conducted at a post-poll press conference at Trinamool Bhavan.

People of Kolkata today came out in large numbers to vote for the Kolkata Municipal Election 2015. Long queues could be observed in front of the polling booths of all the 144 wards.

59.2% polling was recorded till 3 PM; the figure is expected to rise as people were waiting in queues at several polling booths. Partha Chatterjee said that few sections were trying to spread canards. The long queues at polling stations answered such propaganda.

He also said that TMC have witnessed rigging and terror in the past elections. This time they were peaceful. Administration deserves credit.The Opposition was banking on a few stray incidents to paint a bad picture. Their hopes have been dashed by peaceful polls, added the Minister.