A delegation of West Bengal BJP leaders led by Suvendu Adhikari wrote to the Utter Election Charge (SEC) hunting to be used of VVPATs (Voter Verified Paper audit Hobble) and deployment of central forces (CAPF) for the upcoming Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls.
The delegation made out of Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Meeting Suvendu Adhikari, MLA Agnimitra Paul, primitive MP Dinesh Trivedi, and Shishir Bajoria.
On deployment of central forces, the letter said,” On few earlier occasions we now admire approached the Charge for deployment of CAPF, whenever we now had been urged that it’ll be made up our minds as soon as the snarl government submits the policing opinion. We learn about your confirmation that the Charge is taking steps to deploy CAPF.”
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The BJP leaders talked about that in 2013, the commission had approached the Supreme Court docket and central forces were deployed.
“We quiz the deployment of central forces for KMC elections. I primarily admire complained to the SEC against Kolkata Police Welfare board,” Suvendu Adhikari talked about, alleging rigging in the end of neutral nowadays conducted Bhabanipur bypoll.
“Defending the put up-pollviolence in mind and the fresh threats that are being made to our candidates, brokers and workers, deployment of CAPF is a need to for free, gorgeous and composed polls,” the letter read.
The delegation which also met the West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on the identical discipline after visiting the SEC on Tuesday, requested for the outcomes of KMC elections to be declared along with the outcomes of all various civic bodies. Nonetheless, handiest KMC elections had been declared by SEC up to now.
After the meeting, the West Bengal Governor tweeted inquiring for a overview of the SEC’s decision on deployment of central forces for KMC elections.
Jagdeep Dhankhar requested SEC to revisit their stand on non deployment of Central forces for Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections.
SEC stance #CAPF deployment #KMC polls needs revisiting, it being high stake holder for gorgeous polls. Particular SEC opposition to CAPF deployment would not augur neatly for gorgeous polls. The subject at hand is simply too serious to be so dealt with. Inquire of pressing SEC response. pic.twitter.com/QnqCfj2Mwz
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) December 7, 2021
Nonetheless, SEC has no longer called for the deployment of central forces for KMC elections up to now.
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