West Bengal polls 2021: Widow of TMC leader, who passed away of COVID-19, files problem against EC
The widow of Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Khardaha Kajal Sinha, whom died of Covid-19 on April 25, has actually filed a problem from the Election Commission. Sinha’s wife, Nandita, has accused Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain and also other officials regarding the poll panel of maybe not guaranteeing the “security of prospects or average man or woman during the ongoing pandemic”.
Sinha was the TMC candidate for the Khardaha constituency in North 24 Parganas, which underwent polling in 6th stage associated with West Bengal system elections.
Besides Sinha, three other politicians including Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) applicant from Jangipur Assembly Constituency in Murshidabad Pradip Kumar Nandi, Congress candidate from Samsherganj in Murshidabad region Rezaul Haque and an independent applicant Samir Ghosh contesting from Baisnabnagar constituency of Malda region, died of COVID-19 during installation elections when you look at the condition.
The rapid upsurge of COVID-19 inside condition had required the Election Commission to prohibit roadshows, ‘padyatras’ and big community meetings in condition.
The Election Commission in addition has prohibited victory procession after the counting of ballots of condition installation elections may 2 in wake associated with surge in COVID-19 cases.
Polling for levels 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 associated with the state elections occurred on March 27, April 1, April 6, April 10, April 17, April 22 and April 26 respectively. Polling the final period will be held on Thursday whilst counting of votes will take place on May 2.
(With ANI inputs)
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Published at Thu, 29 Apr 2021 02:40:00 +0000