Purulia, Apr 30: Maoists allegedly exploded a landmine near a polling booth at Biramdih in Purulia of West Bengal on Thursday, Apr 30 injuring two jawans of Central paramilitary force.
The Maoists exploded a landmine at around 0750 hrs when the jawans were patrolling. Polling was suspended at the booth after the blast.
The main contest in Purulia Lok Sabha seat is between Narhari Mahato (All India Forward Bloc) and Shantiram Mahato (Congress) supported by the Trinamool Congress. Purulia district is 295 kms from Kolkata.