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Dissenting EC Rajiv Kumar Says Considered Deferring Polls Resulting from Covid However Determined Towards It

The Election Fee (EC) had thought-about deferring some phases of the recently-held meeting polls because of the coronavirus pandemic, however determined in opposition to it because it might have led to a scenario the place holding the remaining phases below President’s rule would have triggered sharper criticism in regards to the ballot panel favouring one occasion in opposition to one other, Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar mentioned in a draft affidavit which he deliberate to file within the Madras Excessive Courtroom and later within the Supreme Courtroom. Within the draft affidavit, which couldn't be filed on account of procedural causes, Kumar additionally provided to stop and volunteered for private punishment, saying that the establishment “must be absolved of the doubts forged on ...
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Locket Chatterjee, BJP's Most Seen Girl Candidate In Bengal

Locket Chatterjee is contesting the Bengal meeting polls from Chinsurah.One of many 5 MPs roped into Bengal elections as a candidate, Locket Chatterjee in the present day is essentially the most seen girl chief within the BJP's Bengal workforce. The actor-turned politician has been with the celebration since 2015, after a quick affiliation with the Trinamool Congress.The 47-year-old had stop the ruling celebration a 12 months earlier than 2016 state meeting election, saying she was feeling "suffocated", particularly after the Saradha and the Roxe Valley Ponzi schemes, through which many leaders of the celebration had been allegedly concerned."I had joined the Trinamool to work however sure incidents and circumstances made me really feel suffocated. In my view, individuals within the BJP ar...
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Suvendu Adhikari — Grassroots Chief Who Is Difficult Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Meeting Election: Suvendu Adhikari mentioned he had been in contact with Amit Shah since 2014.Kolkata: The strongman of Nandigram -- the place which catapulted Mamata Banerjee to the Chief Minister's chair -- and her minister-cum-right-hand man for years, 50-year-old Suvendu Adhikari is now her bitterest foe and angriest challenger again the place all of it started. Nandigram.  Until he stop the Trinamool and joined the BJP in December, taking the flag from none aside from Amit Shah himself, Suvendu Adhikari had seldom made it to nationwide headlines. The one time he did was not flattering. In 2016, as one of many dozen Trinamool leaders caught on digital camera allegedly accepting wads of money from a sting operator posing as a businessman -- the Narada rip-off.  When he began...