2021 Election Updates: EC Gives Scathing Response to TMC Letter on ‘Attack’ on Mamata; Congress accuses Kerala CM of MCC violation

Live updates from the 2021 West Bengal Assembly election: EC on Thursday sent a strongly worded letter to the TMC on its memorandum on Mamata’s injuries during the campaign, saying he seemed “ unworthy even to respond ” to allegations that the voting group is doing things at the behest of a “ special party ”

Latest updates from the 2021 West Bengal Assembly election: The Election Commission on Thursday sent a strongly worded letter to Trinamool Congress on its memorandum on the injuries sustained by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the campaign, saying she appears “unworthy even to respond” to the allegations according to which the voting group does things in at the request of a “particular party”.

Responding to TMC’s letter on the Nandigram incident in which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was injured on Wednesday, India’s Election Commission said: “It is unfortunate that it is full of innuendo and aversion, ”according to reports.

The EC further stated that “the unfortunate incident must be investigated promptly and diligently”, but added that it is totally incorrect to state that the EC has taken over the policing system in the name of driving. elections and took ownership of the entire governance structure.

Congress and DMK reached an agreement on the sharing of seats for the Pondicherry Assembly elections. Congress will run in 15 assembly constituencies, the DMK will run in 13 seats, while the CPI and VCK will each run in one constituency, according to reports.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday that the return of Sarbananda Sonowal’s government to Assam with a decisive mandate was inevitable due to the overall development achieved by it over the past five years and the reestablishment of peace in the state.

Singh, Union Minister for the Development of the Northeast Region (DoNER), also said that the BJP-led government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi had succeeded in pulling Assam out of a long nightmare of insurgency, roadblocks, violence and bad governance.

“If you ask the common man in the streets, he will tell you without a doubt that the return of the BJP government is inevitable,” he told reporters.

AMMK has released its second list of 50 candidates and TTV Dhinakaran will run in Kovilpatti constituency in Thoothukudi.

A delegation of six TMC MPs will meet with the Election Commission in Delhi on Friday on Tuesday’s incident in which West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was injured, TMC chief Partha said Chatterjee.

AIADMK MK, MSR Rajavarman, visited rival Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam’s camp on Thursday, a day after the ruling party failed to reappoint him from his constituency of Sattur in southern Tamil Nadu. AIADMK immediately expelled him from the party for anti-party activities, the party said in a statement.

In a video message from the hospital, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she suffered bone and ligament injuries. Banerjee urges TMC workers and the public to keep the peace and says she will join the field and resume meetings after resting for a few days, adding that she will use a wheelchair if necessary.

The Union Health Ministry applied filters in its Co-Win platform in surveyed states and Union territory to exclude the Prime Minister’s photo from the COVID-19[female[feminine vaccine certificates, sources told the news agency PTI Thursday.

In a letter to the Election Commission on March 9, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan learned that “technical measures to comply with EC directives have been explored rapidly”. “The necessary filters” in Co-WIN were applied for vaccination centers located in the four states of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Union Territory of Pondicherry, as suggested by the Commission “.

Opposition leader in Congress Ramesh Chennithala addressed the Election Commission against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi VIjayan for allegedly violating the model code of conduct in his press meetings after the poll was declared of the April 6 Assembly.

In a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Chennithala said the senior minister held press conferences on March 4 and 6 at PMO headquarters where he announced new government activities and policies.

Trinamool Congress criticized the Election Commission for failing to ensure the safety of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was injured during the election campaign in Nandigram on Wednesday, and said the EC could not escape its demands. responsibilities because she was responsible for law and order. West Bengal.

Accusing the EC of acting “in accordance with the orders” of the BJP leaders, the TMC delegation, after meeting with the EC officials, alleged that “the Election Commission had done nothing despite reports of a possible attack on Banerjee “.

The BJP unit in West Bengal wrote a letter to the Chief Electoral Officer of Bengal on the alleged attack on Mamata Banerjee on Thursday and demanded a proper investigation.

The chairman of the BJP unit in West Bengal said on Thursday that it was necessary to see if the incident was a “well-scripted drama” to garner votes.

A BJP delegation will also meet with the commission to demand a proper investigation into the incident. The party had previously alleged that Mamata “was spreading lies about attacks for political ends”.

A Congressional delegation from Trinamool will meet with Election Commission officials in Kolkata on Thursday to file a complaint regarding the alleged attack on party leader Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram yesterday.

Ghosh is probably the first sitting JNUSU president to stand for election to the Assembly. A member of the student wing of CPM SFI, she became president in 2019.

Only 23 sitting deputies, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, found a place in the new list of candidates.

The TMC supremo sustained injuries in her left leg and waist as she fell to the ground after being allegedly pushed by unknown disbelievers while campaigning for the assembly elections in Nandigram.

Preliminary medical tests conducted on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday evening detected severe bone injuries to her left ankle and foot, as well as injuries to the right shoulder, forearm and on the neck, said a chief medical officer at SSKM hospital.

Doctors at the hospital decided to closely monitor Mamata, who complains of chest pain and shortness of breath since the alleged Nandigram attack in Purba Medinipore district earlier in the evening, for the next 48 hours, he declared.

Trinamool’s congressional leader has a mild fever and was transferred to a special room in the VVIP Woodburn Block of the hospital shortly after the MRI at the Bangur Institute of Neuroscience, he added.

“We will keep her under observation for the next 48 hours. There will be further tests to do, and after assessing her condition, we will decide on our next treatment,” said a doctor, a member of the Banerjee team. PTI.

Doctors took an x-ray on the chief minister as soon as she was taken there from Nandigram in Purba Medinipur district on Wednesday evening.

She is being treated in special cabin 12.5 of the Woodburn block of the SSKM hospital. The state government has assembled a team of five senior doctors to treat her.

The team consists of a cardiologist, an endocrinologist, a general surgeon, an orthopedist and a doctor.

The TMC supremacist sustained injuries in her left leg and waist as she fell to the ground after being allegedly pushed by unknown disbelievers while campaigning for the assembly elections in Nandigram.

Previously, she had applied to contest the assembly elections that followed from the seat of Nandigram.

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