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EC bars Mamata Banerjee for 24 hrs from poll campaigning

IndiaTimes Monday, 12 April 2021
In a blow to Trinamool Congress’s campaign, the Election Commission on Monday banned West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from electioneering for 24 hours, holding that she had appealed for votes along communal lines as well as said in a speech in Cooch Behar that central forces personnel would try to intimidate voters and exhorted women to ‘gherao’ them.
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News video: Watch: Mamata Banerjee banned from campaigning for 24 hrs | Bengal polls

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The Election Commission placed a 24-hour campaign ban on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on April 12. The poll body said that the Trinamool Congress chief had issued 'highly insinuating and provocative' remarks with the potential to cause breakdown of law and order. Mamata can't campaign...

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