After SEC raised objection over the choice of July 10 as the date for third phase of Panchayat polls, which coincides with Ratha Yatra and holy Ramzan, the West Bengal government on Sunday suggested an alternative date of July 9.
The West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday asked the West Bengal government to change the date of the third phase of the panchayat poll, due on July 10, the day on which the Rathayatra festival falls.
Maoists ambushed a
CRPF patrol party and injured three securitymen at Lakshmanpur
forest in West Midnapore district on Thursday, which is the first
incident since the Mamata Banerjee government came to power
in West Bengal.