During the municipal elections in Kolkata’s Sealdah region on Sunday, bombs were thrown, injuring three voters, one of whom is in severe condition. According to a police spokesman, one of the injured people has lost his leg, while two others are being treated at the hospital.
According to him, the incident occurred about 11 a.m. during polling in ward number 36 in front of Taki school, and the three people hurt are voters in the neighbourhood. “Two bombs were thrown, and we’re looking through CCTV evidence to find the perpetrators,” the officer explained.
Heavy police force has been deployed in the area: Police Official
At the same time, another official stated that a large police presence has been deployed in the area, and that the State Election Commission has requested a police report on the situation. Apart from that, a fight broke out between a BJP worker and the police. At the same time, TMC employees were accused of voting irregularities. TMC members, according to the BJP, have also covered the CCTV cameras.
Mamta Banerjee’s side strong
Let us tell you that in the municipal elections, the TMC chief and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s side is looking strong. The Trinamool Congress had already won the assembly elections, with the TMC taking all 17 seats in Kolkata, and had also maintained its dominance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It is also important to win the municipal elections in order to achieve this.
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