SEC Fails To Announce Panchayat Poll Date On Tuesday


Kolkata: West Bengal state election commission on Tuesday again is unable to announce the Panchayat poll date after the meeting held with State authority. West Bengal panchayat polls were earlier scheduled in May first week. But after the Calcutta High Court the West Bengal State Election Commission to announce fresh dates for panchayat polls.

Earlier, The filing of fresh nominations for panchayat elections in West Bengal happened on Monday amid allegations of violence levelled by opposition parties against “goons” of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

According to preliminary reports, at least two people have died in clashes regarding filing of nominations. Violence was reported from several parts of Bengal including Birbhum, North 24 Parganas, Malda etc with even senior opposition leaders allegedly being targetted by ruling party.