Kolkata: The CPI(M) on Tuesday lodged a complaint
with the West Bengal Election Commission alleging that
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had violated the
civic poll model code during a campaign for the upcoming civic
While campaigning at Hazra on May 14 Banerjee, the
Railway minister, had claimed to have a secret report about
CPI(M)`s attempt to create communal discord in connivance with
the police in the metropolis, CPI(M) state secretary Biman
Bose said in his complaint to state Election Commissioner
Yesterday she had repeated the allegation at another
public meeting at Rajabazar, he charged.
Stating that newspapers and the electronic media had
carried reports about it, Bose asked the SEC to act
immediately as such provocative speeches were "in gross
violation of the civic poll model code and the People`s
Representative Act, 1951".