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West Bengal: Two CPI(M) cadres killed in Burdwan

SK Fazal Haque (56), a polling agent of CPI(M), and Bookhiram Dal (56) were beaten up with lathis and iron rods by armed men when they were returning home at about 8 PM on Thursday night, Superintendent of Police Gaurab Sharma said.

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The constituency belongs to rural Burdwan area which went to poll on Thursday. Express photo by Subham Dutta. 

Two CPI(M) cadres were killed allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers in post-poll violence at Lodhna in Khandaghosh Assembly constitency in Burdwan, police said on Friday.

SK Fazal Haque (56), a polling agent of CPI(M), and Bookhiram Dal (56) were beaten up with lathis and iron rods by armed men when they were returning home at about 8 PM on Thursday night, Superintendent of Police Gaurab Sharma said.

Both the injured men were taken to the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital where they died a few hours later, he said.

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CPI(M) Zonal Committee Secretary Deshbandhu Hazra alleged that both the party cadres had been attacked by Trinamool Congress workers.

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TMC Block President Alok Majhi, who is also a party candidate for Galsi Assembly seat in the district, denied the charge. The constituency belongs to rural Burdwan area which went to poll on Thursday.