Roy wanted Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to make a statement on the issue after suspending regular business and matter discussed.
AgustaWestland’s Rs 3,600 crore contract for supplying 12 VVIP choppers to the Indian Air Force had been scrapped by the previous UPA regime over charges of paying kickbacks to Indian agents.
TMC gave a notice in the House to suspend all other business and dedicate its time for discussion on the alleged AugustaWestland scam.
The TMC has alleged that the incident was engineered by the RSP and the central forces used ‘excessive force’ in the area, leading to further tension.
Sonali Guha, also the deputy speaker in the outgoing West Bengal Assembly, is the Trinamool candidate from South 24 Parganas district’s Satgachia constituency.
“The EVM here has been malfunctioning; it has been more than an hour that polling has been stopped because of that, but the EC has taken no action,” TMC candidate candidate Sonali Guha said.
The incident took place on Tuesday night.
Arrested by CBI in December 2014, the former state Transport and Sports Minister is contesting polls from his constituency of Kamarhati.
During her visit to one of the booths in Salkia, the actress faced noisy protests from Trinamool supporters.
The complaint has been filed against Mamata Banerjee, Subrata Bakshi and Derek O’Brien.
Election Commission sources confirmed that Mitra, who is presently lodged in Alipore jail in the multi-crore Saradha chitfund scam, will not be allowed to exercise his franchise.
The Trinamool MP subsequently in a video message on his Facebook admitted it was a mistake and sought to “end the chapter”.
Rajarhat-New Town’s Tapas Chaterjee who helped TMC win the municipals polls is out of picture in the West Bengal Assembly polls.
Family members of the dead and CPI(M) workers in the village alleged that the two were returning home after polling when they were ambushed by over 100 TMC workers.
Modi also flayed the cooperation among the Trinamool, Left and Congress in the Rajya Sabha for stopping all development work.