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Bengal clashes continue, Opposition seeks central forces’ deployment

The panchayat elections are scheduled to be held on July 8

Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar (left) with governor CV Ananda Bose in Kolkata; and Congress workers stage a protest in Murshidabad, on Saturday over the violence in the state. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 11, 2023 01:02 AM IST

Congress to Bengal guv on panchayat polls: 'TMC thugs preying like monsters'

The nomination process for nearly 75,000 seats in the three-tier Panchayati Raj system, which began on Friday, would continue till June 15.

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2023 09:08 AM IST

Opposition moves HC, Congress worker killed in Bengal ahead of panchayat polls

According to police officials, Congress worker Phoolchand Sheikh was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Murshidabad district’s Khargram.

State Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said the attack was politically motivated. (Represntative image)
Published on Jun 10, 2023 05:04 AM IST

Bengal rural polls: Opp parties seek more time for nominations, central forces

State election commissioner Rajiva said that they will inform the state government if they need additional forces

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) bagged around 90% of seats including 34% of them uncontested in 2018. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 08:43 AM IST

Bengal panchayat polls to be held in single phase on July 8: State election body

Panchayat elections in West Bengal will be held in a single phase on July 8 and nominations for the elections will begin immediately.

The results will be announced tentatively on July 11.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 04:44 AM IST
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