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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee threatens hunger strike after EC sacks DIG

IndiaTimes Monday, 15 April 2024
The Election Commission removed Murshidabad's deputy inspector-general of police following two violent incidents, citing a lack of supervision. This action led to strong reactions from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who threatened to go on a hunger strike outside the EC office. The transfer is part of EC's zero-tolerance policy toward poll violence. The West Bengal government suggested three IPS officers as replacements.
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