WB panchayat outcomes: 150 cross over to Assam resulting from worry of violence, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday mentioned that round 150 folks from West Bengal had entered his state resulting from worry of violence in Bengal. “They’ve instructed that they’ve come due to the worry of violence within the panchayat elections,” he mentioned. “Now we have supplied them lodging, meals and medical services. Round 133 individuals are at the moment staying in aid camps.”

West Bengal has witnessed large-scale violence ever for the reason that panchayat ballot was introduced within the state. The polling for the panchayats was held on July 8. No less than 15 folks had been killed within the violence throughout polling in West Bengal on Saturday. The Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) has accused the state’s ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) of utilizing violence as its “assure” to remain in energy. 

Since elections had been introduced final month, the quantity of people that died in poll-related incidents has been 33, with the ruling get together struggling 60 per cent of the deaths. Allegations of vote tampering and violence by numerous events pressured the SEC to order re-polling in 696 seats on Monday.

Intervention by the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom had seen the deployment of central police forces on each election and counting days. 

The ruling TMC has received 28,985 gram panchayat seats, apart from main in 1,540 seats, in accordance with the SEC as of 10.30 pm on Tuesday. Its nearest rival BJP has received 7,764 seats and is main in 417 seats. 

In all elections are being held for 63,229 gram panchayat seats. The Left Entrance has received 2,468 seats, of which the CPI(M) alone has received 2,409. The Left is at the moment main in 260 seats. The Congress received 2,022 seats and is main in 139. Different events received 725 seats and led in 23 seats, whereas independents which included TMC rebels received 1,656 seats and led in 104 seats. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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