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EC notice to Mamata over remarks against central forces, defiant TMC boss says 'I don't care'

IndiaTimes Friday, 9 April 2021
The Election Commission has issued a notice to Mamata Banerjee for her "completely false, provocative and intemperate statements" against central forces performing election duty in West Bengal, provoking a defiant TMC boss to declare she will continue doing so until "the CRPF stops working for BJP".​
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At least 4 people were killed and four got injured in incident of firing in West Bengal's Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of Assembly elections on April 10. Injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment. TMC alleged that the firing was done by Central Forces.

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