The state BJP had moved the Supreme Court against the WBSEC’s move to withdraw the notification, citing “legal complexities”. The apex court refused to intervene and asked the party to approach the high court.
The clashes that followed at Mohammad Bazaar were recorded, and have since gone viral on social media. The villagers clashed with TMC workers and police. Thousands of them descended on Mohammad Bazaar with lathis and large rocks.
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“They (TMC) did not let the match to commence and yet they become victorious,” Babul Supriyo said while referring to a number of Panchayat seats the ruling party has won uncontested.
Led by ministers Chandrima Bhattacharya and Shashi Panja, the rally started from Maidan and ended at Esplanade.
“We have registered a complaint against two people who are suspected to have been present when the incident took place,” said Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha.
“On B R Ambedkar Jayanti, we will take out a protest rally to condemn the violation of the Indian Constitution in the country. We have seen how brutally a minor was gangraped and murdered..," Minister of State for Health and Trinamool Congress leader Chandrima Bhattacharya said.
Officials said the Airports Authority of India is organising the event in association with TourEast, a travel agency, and marketing firm Signpost India to promote Bengal’s rural culture.
“The cause of death can only be ascertained after an autopsy. Two wounds have been found on its body, it seems a sharp object has been used to attack the tiger. We will lodge an FIR in Lalgarh police station and file a complaint at Midnapore court,” said a senior forest official.
CPIML Liberation state committee member Dibakar Bhattacharya said two women candidates went missing after they were blocked from filing nominations.
State Election Commissioner A K Singh had agreed on Saturday that there were “problems” in some areas over filing of nominations for the panchayat polls and had requested 171 block-level observers to be “impartial”.
Bhangar had seen widespread violence over the construction of a power grid station in 2016, leading to the deaths of two youths, allegedly by goons backed by Trinamool Congress.
The Institute’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will team up with University of Liverpool, UK. The project focuses on five former trading posts and garrison settlements along the Hooghly: Bandel, Chinsurah, Chandannagar, Serampore and Barrackpore.
The BJP leader also said the widespread violence in the state over filing of nominations broke out after Mamata asked her party workers to make the proceedings Opposition-free.
Mukul Roy also said the widespread violence in the state over filing of nominations broke out after Mamata asked her party workers to make the proceedings Opposition-free.
The rally, intended to spread the message of communal harmony, was taken out from Esplanade to Rabindra Sadan.
According to West Bengal State Election Commission (WBSEC) data, the number of uncontested wins in panchayat polls had surpassed 10 per cent only on two occasions in the last 40 years — 2003 (11 per cent) and 2013 (10.66 per cent).
Doctors say he may suffer from ‘schizophrenia-like psychosis’.
The body was recovered from the bathroom of his residence at 3, Robinson Street, after police received a call about a fire.
The rural polls, scheduled for May 1, 3 and 5, are being seen by all parties as an acid test ahead of the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Across the state, 48,606 gram panchayat seats, 9,217 panchayat samity seats and 825 zilla parishad seats will be contested.