Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress party termed their win, in the SC’s verdict on the Panchayat polls, as the ‘victory of democracy’.
The Supreme Court said that another voting is not required in the uncontested win in 34% or 20,959 seats. The state election commision will be able to declare the names of the winning candidates. The is not law in the constitution over the submission of nomination online or through e-mail. hence, the nominations filed through online or by email will not be accepted.
Soon after the verdict, there were celebrations by the party supporters and leaders
in several parts of the state. TMC leader Partha Chatterjee said, “The oppositions wanted to stall the development. But it is no more possible after the verdict by the court.”
According to the political leaders, the TMC used to answer the oppositions by winning in votes. Now the court has also ruled in their favour. Hence, it can be believed that the ruling party will use this issue for the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Partha said, “The board could not be set-up as the verdict was pending. The development was getting stalled. Now the state government’s eyes are on the development of Bengal.