A BJP delegation comprising Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Bhupendra Yadav met Election Commission on Monday and lodged complaint against the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal.
After coming out of the meeting, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the delegation informed the EC how the Mamata Banerjee government was trying to sabotage BJP’s rallies in West Bengal.
The BJP delegation demanded the deployment of paramilitary force in the state.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court Monday agreed to give an urgent hearing to applications moved by the CBI alleging destruction of electronic evidence related to the Saradha chit fund scam case by the Kolkata Police commissioner.
The top court will hear the probe agency's applications on Tuesday.
The CBI alleged that it has moved the application as an extraordinary situation has arisen in which the top police officials of the West Bengal Police are sitting on a dharna along with a political party in Kolkata.