West Bengal Panchayat Election: Teacher goes missing after election duty
Around 568 booths across 19 districts of West Bengal are undergoing re-polling for Panchayat Elections on Wednesday. At least 12 people dead and 43 injured in a widespread violence during the panchayat polls in the estate on Monday.
The State Election Commission has ordered repolling in 10 booths in Hooghly, 28 booths in West Midnapore, 52 booths in Coochbehar, 63 booths in Murshidabad, 60 booths in Nadia, 59 booths in North 24 Parganas, 55 booths in Malda, 73 booths in Uttar Dinajpur, 26 in South 24 Pargans, among others.
The state government and the police have been asked to make elaborate security arrangements so that polling can be held in a free and fair manner, the SEC official said.
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Repoll list does not even contain 5% of booths where we demand re poll. On contrary it contain booths as per directives and requirement of #TMC. The topmost booth in the table below where we won since 1978. Police arrested our #PollingAgent. TMC-SEC nexus must go.@mishra_surjya pic.twitter.com/G3OAgj4Lpl— CPI(M) WEST BENGAL (@CPIM_WESTBENGAL) May 16, 2018
#RajkumarRay a High Madrasa teacher went missing right after completion of his duty as #ElectionOfficial on 14th May. Yesterday his dead body found alongside #Sonadangi rail line #Raiganj. Shame on SEC. Shame on the name of #WestBengalPanchayatElections pic.twitter.com/qjMNke8ZNR— CPI(M) WEST BENGAL (@CPIM_WESTBENGAL) May 16, 2018
(With PTI inputs)