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                                             from the large-scale violence  ers, workers and even common  or Rajasthan...”
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                                             that has been reported during  people were specifically target-              After the high-voltage sec-
            “We condemn oppression  the past several days,” the let- ed and brutally attacked.”                       ond phase polls in Nandigram,
        by central forces. Due to atroc- ter, signed by BJP leaders Ta-              The  letter  further  quoted  West Bengal Chief Minister
        ities, people get scared. If EC      thagata Roy, Pratap Banerjee,  the CM saying, “Let the Ben- Mamata Banerjee on Friday
            On the other hand, the BJP  Shishir Bajoria and Sanjay  gal elections happen, then I will  alleged that Union Home Min-
        on  Friday  filed  a  complaint  Singh said.                             see who has the upper hand,  ister Amit Shah was actually
        with the Election Commission            It further alleged that  which traitor  will  shelter  you,  managing the ongoing elec-
        over Chief Minister Mamata  during the violence, “BJP lead- will you go to Delhi, UP, Bihar  tions in the state, instead of the
        Banerjee’s “repeated threats                                                                                  Election Commission of India
        and criminal intimidation” to                                                                                 (ECI).
        BJP workers.                                                                                                      Speaking at a public gather-
            In the complaint filed days                                                                               ing in Dinhata-Sanhati maidan,
        ahead of the third phase of the                                                                               Banerjee said: “Bharatiya Ja-
        West Bengal Assembly elec-                                                                                    nata Party (BJP) has killed a lot
        tions, the BJP alleged that the                                                                               of our workers. Our workers
        Trinamool  Congress  (TMC)                                                                                    were killed yesterday in several
        chief gave open threats to BJP                                                                                areas. I am only waiting for the
        workers, resulting in ‘large-                                                                                 elections to be over. I will spare
        scale violence’ over the last few                                                                             no one, I know the fight. I say
        days.                                                                                                         this with great regret and with
             “...Repeated grave issue of                                                                              humble regards to the Election
        threat and criminal intimida-                                                                                 Commission, it is not manag-
        tion is being made by Mamata                                                                                  ing the elections, the elections
        Banerjee. In a video from the                                                                                 are being managed by Amit
        Goghat, Hooghly, she is seen to                                                                               Shah.” Banerjee also made a
        have given open threats to the        TMC delegations address the media after meeting Election Commission,    lot of promises to the people if
        workers and leaders of the BJP.                             in Kolkata on Friday. (ANI)                       her party won the ongoing elec-
        The resultant effect is evident                                                                               tions in the state.

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