A BJP delegation on Sunday urged Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab to pay attention to a purported audio clip — by which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is heard proposing a rally with the our bodies of Cooch Behar firing victims – as “such transfer may result in extra stress” within the state amid the continuing elections. Senior BJP chief Swapan Dasgupta, who led the delegation to the CEO workplace right here, informed reporters that he has apprised Aftab of the dialog that apparently happened between Banerjee and the TMC’s Sitalkuchi nominee, and identified that it may result in untoward conditions within the subsequent three phases of the meeting elections.
The TMC has already described the audio clip as “bogus” and mentioned no such dialog happened.
Dasgupta, who can also be the candidate for the saffron occasion’s Tarakeshwar meeting seat, additional said that the CEO has been requested to take up the matter with the highest officers of the Election Fee.
He claimed that the audiotape was leaked on function.
“We do not assume this can be a case of phone-tapping,” Dasgupta mentioned.
He pressured that the BJP would fortunately abide by all EC-imposed COVID-19 restrictions, together with the choice to finish campaigning 72 hours earlier than polling within the subsequent three phases of elections.
“As a accountable occasion, we’re prepared to increase all cooperation to the EC,” the previous MP added.
Releasing excerpts of a purported telephonic dialog between Banerjee and Partha Pratim Ray, the TMC candidate from Sitalkuchi seat, the BJP’s IT Cell chief, Amit Malviya, on Friday claimed that the “chief minister is attempting to instigate riots by asking her occasion leaders to take out rallies with our bodies”.
“She is heard asking her occasion candidate to construct the case in such a manner that each the superintendents of police (of Cooch Behar) and different central forces personnel will be framed. Is that this anticipated from a chief minister? She is attempting to instil a way of worry only for minority votes,” he mentioned.
4 individuals died close to a sales space in Sitalkuchi constituency of Cooch Behar district as central forces opened hearth allegedly after coming below assault from locals, who “tried to grab their rifles, amid the voting train for the fourth section of elections on April 10.