Suvendu Adhikari’s brother ‘attacked’, CPIM candidate Susanta Ghosh heckled on polling day in West Bengal
Beneath the management of TMC block president Ram Govind Das and his spouse, ballot rigging was underway at three polling cubicles, alleged Soumendu Adhikari.
In West Bengal, voting within the first section for 30 meeting seats is underway. Whereas sporadic incidents of violence have been reported from some locations, the polling has been largely peaceable. TMC turncoat and BJP Nandigram candidate Suvendu Adhikari’s brother Soumendu Adhikari was attacked in Kanthi by TMC supporters, alleged BJP. His automotive was vandalised and the driving force was injured within the assault. TMC MP Dibyendu Adhikari, who occurs to be the brother of Suvendu, alleged the position of TMC block president Ram Govind Das within the assault. “I received to know that Soumendu Adhikari’s automobile was attacked in Contai with assist of TMC block president Ram Govind Das. Soumendu isn’t injured. The motive force was overwhelmed up. I’ve knowledgeable the Police Observer,” he mentioned.
Soumendu Adhikari mentioned, “Beneath the management of TMC block president Ram Govind Das and his spouse, ballot rigging was underway at three polling cubicles. My arrival right here created an issue for them to proceed with their mischiefs. In order that they attacked my automotive and thrashed my driver,” mentioned Adhikari.
Earlier, he has alleged that voters had been being influenced in sure areas by the TMC. “Voters being influenced and stopped from voting at sales space quantity 149. General polling being held peacefully. EVMs malfunctioning at some places, it occurs in all polls, the Election Fee is trying into it,” mentioned Soumendu Adhikari.
In one other incident, Police mentioned that CPI(M) candidate Susanta Ghosh was heckled and stones had been hurled at his automotive allegedly by TMC supporters within the Salboni seat of Paschim Medinipur. An eyewitness mentioned that as quickly as Ghosh reached Salboni Bazar, some TMC supporters gheraoed and heckled him, following which additionally they attacked his automotive. Safety forces later reached the spot and escorted him safely.
Based on experiences, voters in a number of areas, together with Bhagabanpur in Egra and Midnapore complained of intimidation to the central forces who took them to the polling sales space safely.
Voting in West Bengal can be held in eight phases and the outcomes can be introduced on Could 2.