No post-poll Violence in the state: WB to Calcutta HC

No post-poll Violence in the state: WB to Calcutta HC

There was no such post-poll violence taking place in the State after the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) incredibly winning the elections in the 2021 State Assembly elections, the West Bengal State Government stated the Calcutta High Court on Monday. 

A bench of Circuit Judge Rajesh Bindal and Justices IP Mukherjee, Harish Tandon, Soumen Sen, and Subrata Talukdar was intimated by the Advocate General (AG) Kishore Dutta that as per the state’s report there was no such exemplar of any kind of violence after the elections took place after 9th May 2021. The submissions were made before the court on an appeal filed by an advocate, Anindya Sundar Das demanding that after the poll, the conflict between various political parties of the state leading to the death of 11 persons at minimum. 

The appeal also purported the severe deterioration of duty on the police’s side and looked for the Constitution of as Special Investigation Team to look into the same matter. This particular submission met with the opposition from YJ Dastoor, the Additional Advocate General presenting the Centre who mentioned that many spokespeople of different political parties had given statements publicly in the media that their respective members of the parties were tortured and have suffered after the poll in the violence so occurred.

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