New Delhi: The final results of Lok Sabha election 2019 will be announced on 23rd May. Just two days before on Monday The BJP accused the TMC of widespread violence in the last phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling in several booths in eight out of the nine constituencies.
The BJP leadership in Delhi earlier urged the Election Commission to continue with the presence of central armed police forces in West Bengal till the model code of conduct period ends, as it expressed concern that the TMC may target a section of voters after polling is over.
BJP leader Piyush Goyal after meeting with EC, said, “We gave the Election Commission detailed information of the violence inflicted upon our workers. We reiterated our demand for re-poll for constituencies where violence occurred in 7th phase and earlier phases, particularly in West Bengal.”
On the other hand Trinamool Congress’s allegations that central forces were brutally torturing and intimidating voters in West Bengal, and acting on the direction of BJP leaders, the saffron party said TMC leaders had “lost their mental balance”.