Lies Exposed: BJP’s Deodhar tweets after EC dismisses Mamata’s Nandigram allegations

Sunil Deodhar, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said on Sunday that the lies of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about the alleged disruption of the ballot in Nandigram had been exposed by the Indian Election Commission after the election office vote wrote to the Trinamool congressman. dismissing his accusations.

“Mamata Didi, your lies have been exposed by the Election Commission of India. Just because you feel your impending defeat in Nandigram and Bengal, do you think you can get away with blaming the central forces and the ECI? , blame the people of Bengal too? ” Deodhar said in a tweet and also posting the letter from the polling station.

In the letter, the Election Commission dismissed allegations by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of disruption of the ballot at a booth in Nandigram during the second phase of the Assembly elections on April 1, calling them “factually incorrect” and “devoid of substance”. The committee also stated that it was considering taking action under the relevant articles of the Model Code of Conduct and the Representation of the People Act.

“It is examined separately whether the events of 1.4.2021 merit action under Articles 131 and 123 (2) of the PR Law and / or the Model Code of Conduct”, said the Commission.

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In a contest that is called a battle of prestige for the two, Banerjee faces Suvendu Adhikari – who has left Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the BJP – in the assembly constituency of Nandigram. Amid reports of violence at polling stations in Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee on Thursday criticized the opposition BJP and the Indian Election Commission, suggesting that the polling station sided with the BJP.

“I show you ‘V’ for the victory sign. I’m sorry Election Commission and Amit Shah, please control your henchmen heckling women journalists at rallies. I cannot reveal what I discussed with the observer and the governor, it is confidential. I have not seen such a bad election, ”said the chief minister, quoted by the ANI news agency.

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Banerjee also accused the commission of inaction, threatening to take the polling station to court. “We have filed 63 complaints since the morning. But no action has been taken. We are going to go to court. This is unacceptable,” she told the PTI news agency.

Previously, Banerjee informed West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar in a telephone conversation that several voters in Nandigram were not allowed to vote. After the conversation, Dhankar said in a tweet that the issue had been reported to relevant officials.

On Thursday, the Election Commission asked two vote observers to submit a report on Mamata Banerjee’s complaints. “A separate handwritten complaint was received from Chief Minister Hon’ble via the CEO of West Bengal today late afternoon. The same was conveyed to Special Observer General Shri Ajay Nayak and Special Police Observer Shri Vivek Dube under the intimation of the CEO. They were asked to send a report before 6 pm tomorrow, ”the polling station said in a statement.

The West Bengal assembly elections are held in eight phases ending on April 29. Votes will be counted on May 2.