West Bengal Municipal Election Results Highlights: TMC information landslide victory, wins 102 municipalities out of 108

Folks participate in a rally in help of BJP candidates, forward of the municipal elections, in South Dinajpur district, Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. (PTI Picture)

The 12-hour strike referred to as by the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) in opposition to alleged vote rigging obtained a lukewarm response throughout the state on Monday with little influence on regular life.

BJP leaders and employees clashed with the police in varied components of the state, to implement the strike from 6am to 6pm in protest in opposition to civic ballot violence and electoral malpractices allegedly by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) the day past. Some BJP leaders had been additionally detained.

Assaults on journalists and Opposition candidates, and clashes between TMC and BJP employees had been reported through the polls to 108 civic our bodies.

West Bengal civic polls: Counting at the moment, SEC says 3-layered safety in place

As a part of what the SEC phrases “three-layered” safety preparations, folks won’t be allowed to enter counting centres with cell phones. Solely the Returning Officers involved can use cellphone contained in the counting centres. Polling brokers of political events solely can carry pen and writing pad with them, the sources stated.

Additionally, on the predominant counting centres and strongrooms, armed police personnel have been deployed. Solely polling brokers can enter the counting room. Mediapersons may enter however with out cameras, the sources stated.

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