Govt happy at Supreme Court order: WB Panchayat Minister

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 23:15

Kolkata: West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee on Friday said that the government was happy at the Supreme Court order rescheduling the dates of the panchayat polls in the state in five phases.

"We are happy," Mukherjee told a TV channel.

He, however, accused the State Election Commission of `being averse` to holding the panchayat polls "and that caused the delay in the process."
The minister said that the state government did not want the panchayat polls to be held during the month of Ramzan.


First Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 23:15

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