12 killed in violence during West Bengal panchayat elections; Booths were looted, fire at many places


   Kolkata. Twelve people were killed in the violence during the Panchayat elections in 20 districts of West Bengal. State DGP Surjit Singh Purkayastha said that 6 people could not be identified. More than 40 people, including media persons, have been injured, including policemen. In many places, the booth capturing, bootloading robbery cases were reported. Arson and firing were also done.

     On the incidents of violence, the Home Ministry has sought a report from the state government. By 5 pm, 72 percent of the voting was done. The results will be announced on May 17. Let me tell you that during last year's election, 25 people were killed during the violence.
12 killed in violence during West Bengal panchayat elections; Booths were looted, fire at many places 12 killed in violence during West Bengal panchayat elections; Booths were looted, fire at many places Reviewed by Kalinga Express on May 14, 2018 Rating: 5

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