Expressing displeasure over the earlier assembly with the ballot watchdog, the TMC alleged on Thursday that the EC did nothing about the entire matter ‘regardless of there being experiences of a doable assault on Banerjee’.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:16 AM IST
A six-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) led by its Lok Sabha member Saugata Roy will meet officers of the Election Fee of India (ECI) in Delhi for the second time in 24 hours on Friday over the alleged assault on social gathering chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, in keeping with information company ANI. The delegation already flown to the nationwide capital consists of Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien and Lok Sabha MPs Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Satabdi Roy, Pratima Mondal and Santanu Sen.
Expressing displeasure over the earlier assembly with the ballot watchdog, the TMC alleged on Thursday that the EC did nothing about the entire matter ‘regardless of there being experiences of a doable assault on Banerjee’. TMC’s secretary basic Partha Chatterjee, who was part of the primary assembly on Thursday, slammed the fee for failing to carry out its duties and obligations and added that these chargeable for the assault ought to be situated and tried with a correct probe.
“The TMC election committee strongly condemns the assault on Mamata Banerjee, and since elections are happening beneath the Election Fee, it’s their obligation to forestall such an incident,” Chatterji added. Citing lapses in Banerjee’s safety cowl on Wednesday, he questioned the fee’s failure to offer safety and likewise submitted a grievance to the state’s chief electoral officer (CEO) saying Banerjee was threatened as a result of EC’s takeover of Bengal’s legislation and order equipment. “We met the CEO as we speak on the assault on CM. We condemn the best way election fee remained alienated on state’s legislation and order scenario,” the TMC chief advised reporters after submitting the grievance.
The Election Fee reacted sharply and mentioned the grievance was filled with ‘insinuation and averments’ that query its creation and functioning. It expressed considerations over the alleged assault on Banerjee and mentioned that the life, safety of the chief minister and the house minister must be duly protected by all these which can be in command of sustaining the legislation and order equipment of the state.
In the meantime, Banerjee who’s at present present process therapy at Kolkata’s SSKM Hospital mentioned that she would return to election campaigning within the subsequent two to 3 days and urged supporters to keep up peace and chorus from doing something which may trigger inconvenience to anybody. The Bengal CM has sustained accidents in her hand, leg and ligament after she alleged that she was attacked by unidentified males in Nandigram on Wednesday night after she had provided prayers at a neighborhood temple and was about to depart the spot.
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