Roy, however, neither totally quashed the “speculation”, nor confirmed it.
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Soon after the results were announced, Leader of Opposition Surya Kanta Mishra tweeted: “Not human, thousands of Ghosts casted votes for TMC in Municipal Elections. So it is d victory of Ghosts. Shame! Disgraceful TMC.’’
The victories reiterate the Trinamool Congress’ continuing hold over urban electorate.
In the similar vein, state minister Partha Chatterjee accused the Opposition of trying to destroy the democratic setup of the state.
Earlier in the day, Sinha had said BJP will move Calcutta High Court to demand fresh polls into Bidhannagar and Asansol
CPM condemnation programme today.
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On Thursday, several Left workers were injured when police resorted to lathicharge to stop them from reaching Kolkata Police headquarters Lalbazar.
The civic body, along with Bidhannangar, is going to polls on October 3, in what has been billed as a a dress rehearsal for the Assembly elections next year. The campaigning ended Thursday afternoon.
After both Left and Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the House, Mamata Banerjee arrived in the Assembly and gave a statement on the matter in the absence of Opposition members.
BJP state president Rahul Sinha claimed that Trinamool has once again proved that it is associated with goons.
In ward 10 of Kandi municipality, some people were reportedly found brandishing pistols as well as Trinamool flags and festoons.
“We will intensify our movement in days to come against this anarchic state government,” Bhuniya claimed.
According to party insiders, Haldar was suspended by the disciplinary committee of the Trinamool for being close to estranged party MP Mukul Roy.