West Bengal Chief Electoral Office (CEO) Ariz Aftab has called for an all-party meeting on April 16 to discuss election campaign-related matters during the COVID-19 pandemic, informed Sanjay Basu, Additional CEO.
The Election Commission had barred Banerjee from campaigning for 24 hours from Monday 8 pm for her remarks against the central forces and a statement that had alleged religious overtones.
Rajnath Singh has said that Mamata Banerjee's decision to question the Election Commission order to ban her from campaigning is not justified.
Dilip Ghosh has been asked to respond to the notice and make his stand clear on his remarks by Wednesday morning.
Bengal Polls 2021: Election Commission has banned BJP leader Rahul Sinha from campaigning in any manner for next 48 hours.
The Election Commission has barred Mamata Banerjee from any kind of campaigning for 24 hours. Banerjee is protesting against the ECI's ban at the Gandhi Statue in Kolkata.
Polling for the first four phases has been concluded in West Bengal. The fifth and sixth phases of the ongoing elections will take place on April 17 and April 22. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
Amid the polling for the fourth phase of assembly elections on Saturday, four persons were killed in Sitalkuchi area of Cooch Behar when CISF personnel opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals who had "attempted to snatch their rifles".
Amit Shah has alleged that the Trinamool Congress is lying about the possible fallout of NRC on the Gorkhas in order to create fear among them.
Adding a completely new dimension to campaigning for the remaining four phases of polls, the saffron party will be holding 'potho sabhas' (street corner meetings) focusing on 40 constituencies spread across the greater Kolkata region.