West Bengal Municipal Election Results Live Updates: TMC records landslide victory, wins 102 municipalities out of 108 - The Indian Express

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TheBJP asked the West Bengal State Election Commission (WBSEC) to declare the elections null and void and called for a 12-hour strike across Bengal on Monday.The CPM and the Congress described the election as the murder of democracy and faulted the TMC, police and SEC. The TMC instead claimed that the elections were peaceful with sporadic incidents of violence.An SEC official said voting was overall peaceful with disturbances in a few areas where action has been taken.West Bengal DGP Manoj Malaviya said, With confidence, I can say that the polling was held peacefully. There were some minor incidents of violence where action was taken immediately.

However, there has been no complaints of grave injuries, bullet injuries or deaths. On specific complaints, 51 people were arrested today, said Malaviya during a press conference.Meanwhile, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar summoned State Election Commissioner Saurab Das at Raj Bhawan on Monday in view of poll violence reports. State Election Commissioner Shri Saurab Das has been called upon to brief Guv anytime before 10 am tomorrow in view of alarmingly disturbing inputs, depicting scenario of violence and lawlessness, with administration in partisan mode and systemic failure, said the governor in a tweet. Read more