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Bengal : CPI(M) candidate from Murshidabad Md Salim lodges complaint with ECI

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Kolkata: CPI(M) candidate from Murshidabad Lok Sabha constituency in Bengal Md Salim on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI), accusing the Trinamool Congress activists of “preventing” voters from entering the booth at Rani Nagar.

Salim said, ” I have no faith in local police, who remain inactive. I’ve called up the ASP to assist the voters or I’ll chase the unwanted people obstructing the voters from entering the polling booth no 39. ”

Salim also alleged that the TMC activists have been constantly threatening the common voters.

In one of the booths, a fake agent was arrested in Murshidabad after Salim identified the fake TMC agent, who was later arrested.

BJP Jangipur candidate Dhananjay Ghosh has also alleged that his two agents were prevented from entering the booth at Hariharpara.

He further alleged that the state police deployed outside polling centre remain static despite complaints that the TMC supporters were preventing voters outside the polling booths.

He said the central forces were inside the booth premises but outlay to the booths were obstructed by the ruling party supporters.

TMC, however, refuted all such allegations and said, ” In Jangipur LS constituency sheer display of hooliganism by BJP candidate Dhananjay Ghosh. He heckled and assaulted our Block President Sanjay Ghosh. ”

The third phase election to four Lok Sabha seats of Malda (Uttar), Malda (Dakshin), Jangipur and Murshidabad in West Bengal began at 7 AM under a massive security blanket with over 7.3 million electorate expected to exercise their franchise.

Exactly 73,37,651 voters, including 26,12,395 women and 154 transgenders, will have to pick the winners from a pool of 57 aspirants in the four Lok Sabha seats.

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