Thursday 23 May 2019
Home      All news      Contact us      India
business-standard - 7 days ago

BJP urges EC to take several measures to ensure free and fair polls in West Bengal

Alleging that there is complete constitutional breakdown of governance in West Bengal, the BJP on Thursday urged the Election Commission to take a number of measures, including action against criminals and history-sheeters, to ensure free and fair polls in the state. A party delegation, including Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vijay Goel, met the poll panel, a day after it invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail campaigning by a day in West Bengal for the seventh and last phase of the general elections, following violence between BJP and TMC workers in Kolkata. From the reading of the (EC) order, it can be safely surmised that there is complete constitutional breakdown of governance, and law and order in the state... The denigration of the country s highest constitutional bodies like the EC and the prime minister s office by TMC chief Mamata Banerjee is itself the biggest danger to the India s democratic traditions and its constitution, the .


Latest News
Hashtags:   

urges

 | 

several

 | 

measures

 | 

ensure

 | 

polls

 | 

Bengal

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources