Results Of Bengal Panchayat Polls, Hit By Violence, To Be Declared Today

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Bengal Panchayat Election Results: The gram panchayat polls in West Bengal was hit by violence

Kolkata:  Amid fear of violence, counting for the West Bengal panchayat election 2018 began at 8 am today. In Monday’s polling, more than 20 people had died and 50 others got injured in election-related clashes. Reacting to the violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called the election a “murder of democracy”, a charge dismissed by the ruling Trinamool Congress. The violence entailed a low-intensity blast, booth capturing, vandalism, attacks on journalists and clashes between workers of political parties. The State Election Commission then ordered re-polling in 568 booths across the state. The re-polling was conducted yesterday amid tight security.The results will be declared today.

Voting took place for a second time in 10 booths in Hooghly, 28 booths in West Midnapore, 52 booths in Coochbehar, 63 booths in Murshidabad, 60 booths in Nadia, 59 booths in North 24…

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