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Poll campaign in Bengal cut short as EC cracks whip
West Bengal

Poll campaign in Bengal cut short as EC cracks whip

Agency News

New Delhi, May 15 : Election Commission of India on Wednesday cut short the campaign by almost a day from 2200 hrs on Thursday for the Lok Sabha elections in the state for the seventh and final phase of the polls.It also relieved ADG CID Rajiv Kumar and Principal Home Secretary of their duties.

ECI invoked Article 324 of the Constitution for its step.The poll panel's directive comes a day after violence broke out between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress supporters during a roadshow of BJP president Amit Shah.
(UNI)