CPI(M) demands strict action against erring TC candidate
The CPI-M Thursday demanded strict action against Trinamool Congress candidate from Bijpur Assembly seat Subhangshu Roy for allegedly assaulting a team of Election Commission officials.
Kolkata: The CPI-M Thursday demanded strict
action against Trinamool Congress candidate from Bijpur Assembly seat Subhangshu Roy for allegedly assaulting a team of Election Commission officials.
"It is unfortunate that EC officials have been
attacked by the candidate which demonstrates scant respect for the democratic system," CPI-M central committee member Md Selim told reporters.
Selim demanded that the EC take strict action against
Roy and award exemplary punishment to him.
"There are hundreds of complaints against the Trinamool
Congress. Violation is a rule of games. Be it a central
minister or his son," Selim said.
When contacted, the candidate`s father Mukul Roy, Union
Minister of State for Shipping and All-India Trinamool
Congress general secretary said, "Law will take its own
Trinamool Congress secretary-general Partha Chatterjee
said, "There are instances galore that our party leaders
and workers have been framed in false cases during the Left
Front regime. I can`t say what had happened in this case".
Yesterday the EC filed an FIR in the Bijpur police
station against Roy and 10 others on the charge of assaulting
members of a team appointed by the election authority when it
went to Bijpur to erase wall writings on public and private
The EC later suspended inspector in-charge Partha Pratim
Roy for failing to arrest the offender.