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TMC delegation led by Yashwant Sinha complains to EC of 'partisan behavior' by central forces

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"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.
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