Cooch Behar: As panchayat polls get underway, many incidents of violence have been reported from different pockets of the state.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter Sujit Kumar Das was slapped by West Bengal Minister Rabindra Nath Ghosh at Cooch Behar’s booth no. 8/12 in the presence of police. State election commission seeks report.
on the other hand, a TMC worker, Anarul Mita, suffered bullet injuries in an attack in Cooch Behar’s Dinhata on late Sunday night, after which he was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition.
The victim has alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers are behind the attack.
On a related note, the voting, which began at 7 a.m. on Monday morning, will continue till 5 p.m. in 621 zilla parishads, 6157 panchayat samitis, and 31,827 gram panchayats.