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Election Commission imposes campaigning ban on Mamata Banerjee for 24 hours

12/04/2021 at 9:10 PM

Kolkata, April 12: The Election Commission of India today imposed a 24-hour campaigning ban on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for violation of provisions of Model Code of Conduct. 

The ban will remain in effect from 8pm of April 12 to 8pm till April 13 over speeches.

The outgoing Chief Election Commisioner’s order came with four more rounds of voting left accusing the Chief Minister breaking the law with her comments.

Earlier, Banerjee urged Muslim voters to be united against the BJP and after Cooch Behar incident she allegedly urged voters to revolt against central security forces following which the EC has banned her from campaigning for 24 hours.

However, the TMC members have criticized the Election Commission’s decision.

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