TMC delegation led by Yashwant Sinha complains to EC of 'partisan behavior' by central forces
Friday, 2 April 2021 () "We have told the poll panel, the role of central forces have been partial in many booths in the first two phases. There have been incidents of violence and attacks on our party supporters by BJP. We have asked the EC to see to it this was not repeated in the next six phases," Sinha said.
BJP delegation met EC and asked to take action against West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. BJP said that Mamata and TMC are trying to instigate people. TMC said that EC and central forces couldn’t control violence in West Bengal. In West Bengal, the CM was trying to instigate people. An investigation...
Former Union Minister under the Vajpayee government Yashwant Sinha has turned into a staunch critic of the BJP. Sinha, who recently joined Mamata Banerjee’s TMC, has accused the Modi government of crushing dissent and not taking other parties along. In this exclusive conversation with Hindustan Times’ Kumkum Chadha, Sinha explains the difference between the BJP under Vajpayee and the present leadership. The TMC leader also speaks on the Bengal battle & much more. Watch the full video for all the details.
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TMC leader Yashwant Sinha expressed confidence in West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's win in Nandigram. Hitting out at BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, Sinha said the opposition candidate is nowhere near her. Adhikari locked horns with Mamata from Nandigram seat in the second phase of assembly polls. “Mamata Banerjee is winning with a huge margin and the opposition candidate is nowhere near her,” Sinha said. He added,”As per Election Commission, campaigning for a phase should stop 36 hours before polling starts. However, this doesn't happen in today's time with the advancement of technology.” Sinha’s statement comes after PM Modi pointed out that Mamata may be filing nomination from another seat. Earlier, Mamata alleged that voters were not being allowed to exercise their franchise in Nandigram. The TMC supremo had said 63 complaints regarding booth capturing were sent to EC. Mamata also held a discussion with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over call regarding the issue.
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Former Union Minister and TMC leader Yashwant Sinha on April 1 claimed that as per party's information, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is winning with a huge margin from Nandigram. He also expressed confidence that opposition is nowhere near Banerjee in Nandigram. BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari locked horn with CM Banerjee from Nandigram constituency. 2nd phase of assembly elections concluded in West Bengal on April 1.
Ahead of the sixth phase of voting in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held massive roadshows. While the BJP leader held a rally in Habra, the Trinamool Congress chief led a roadshow in Kolkata. Many participants at the rallies didn't follow Covid protocol, failing to maintain social distance. Some didn't even wear face masks. Watch the full video for more.
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