Kolkata: The Supreme Court may gives its verdict on uncontested wins in Bengal panchayat polls.The number of uncontested candidates won in Bengal panchayat poll were 20, 159. Their future depends on the SC’s verdict. The bench of Chief Justice of Supreme Court Dipak Misra will present the hearing today in this matter.
Last week, due to some health issue of Justice Chandrachur and the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee the hearing on this case was postponed several times.Hence the hearing and possibly final verdict may come out today. The newly formed board couldn’t start working on certain panchayat area as oppositions had filed legal case against TMC after got 34% uncontested win. Developmental work has been ceased following the legal hassle regarding Panchayat Election.
Earlier, the candidates of the opposition part failed to submit nomination for many seats in Panchayat polls due to the alleged violence of the ruling party.And due to this the ruling party candidates won without contest. This allegations came from the opposition parties of Bengal. The complaint was filed by the CPM against the ruling party.