File photograph of Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh.
He additionally challenged the Mamata Banerjee dispensation to maintain polls to all of the native our bodies concurrently, not simply the Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections.
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West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday alleged that with surging political violence, the legislation and order scenario of the state has turn out to be “worse than Kashmir” and is “similar to that of Iran and Iraq”. He additionally accused the TMC authorities of delaying the native our bodies’ elections.
“If municipal elections can take place in Hyderabad and Assam, why not here. The situation is worse than Kashmir and is similar to that of Iran and Iraq. Didi (Mamata Banerjee) has proved that West Bengal’s law and order is not conducive to go for polls,” he mentioned whereas addressing a celebration assembly in town. He additionally challenged the Mamata Banerjee dispensation to maintain polls to all of the native our bodies concurrently, not simply the Kolkata Municipal Corporation elections.
Ghosh mentioned the BJP was not allowed to marketing campaign over the last panchayat elections, and its staff had been overwhelmed up and pushed out of cubicles. He asserted that the TMC will lose the elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and different civic our bodies.
Ghosh’s feedback got here after a senior state election fee (SEC) official had on Tuesday mentioned the West Bengal authorities was eager on holding the KMC polls throughout the first half of March. The opposition BJP had met SEC officers in October and demanded that the KMC elections be held earlier than meeting polls.
Civic polls had been slated to be held in April 2020, however the state authorities deferred the method owing to the COVID- 19 pandemic. Elections to 107 municipalities of the state and the KMC are being seen as a litmus take a look at for the TMC and the BJP, forward of the 2021 meeting polls, possible to be held in April-May.