• search

Villagers decide to boycott assembly elections

Written by: Staff

Bongaon, Feb 26 (UNI) Villagers of Uttar Bagna under Gaighata assembly constituency have decided to boycott polling during the coming assembly elections in West Bengal demanding electricity and roads.

Nearly 400 voters live in North Bagna in North 24 Parganas which are yet to get electricity. Several banners were found in the village expressing public resentment and announcement of vote boycott.

Local Trinamool Congress MLA Jyotipriya Mullick said,''I appreciate the greviances of the inhabitants of North Bagna. Their demands are genuine''.

''I being a sitting MLA could not do much with my paltry area development fund which is inadequate to meet even the cost of roads needed for the village''said Mr Mullick.

He criticised the rural electrification department which is yet to reach this far-flung village to make provision for electricity.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more