Independent Candidate Beaten Up, Threatened At Gun Point
Sharmila Das, an independent candidate at Ward-7 in Kalyani was threatened by Trinamul activists allegedly at gun point. The miscreants had also beaten up her mother and sister in law while they tried to resist the attack.The incident occurred during the wee hours Tuesday in block-2 of Majher Char area in Kalyani. A complaitn was lodged against Trinamul activist Debu Das and five others at the the Kalyani police station, however, no arrest could so far been made possible. In picture Sharmila leading a protest rally on Saturday afternoon. Picture by PALASH SARKAR.
Trinamul's Election Tent Gutted In Kalyani
A temporary poll office of Trinamul Congress was gutted in a mysterious fire in Kalyani during the early hours of Saturday morning prompting the ruling party to blame the BJP for having a role behind the fire.Trinamul has further alleged that the miscreants having proximity with the BJP had also set five houses on fire owned by party activists at the same time in a bid to unleash terror before the ensuing municipal poll in the town. Picture by PALASH SARKAR.