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West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: At least five injured as CPI (M), TMC workers clash in Bardhaman

West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: At Least Five People Were Injured In The Clash That Broke Out Between CPI (M) And The TMC Workers In Jamuria, Located In Bardhaman District Of West Bengal. The Polling For Second Phase Of Assembly Polls Is Underway In This Area. One Person Has Been Reported Severely Injured In Clash.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 11 Apr 2016, 09:39:47 AM


At least five people were injured in the clash that broke out between CPI (M) and the TMC workers in Jamuria, located in Bardhaman district of West Bengal. The polling for second phase of Assembly Polls is underway in this area. One person has been reported severely injured in clash.

One of the CPI (M) workers, who got injured in the incident, alleged that three to four workers of the TMC thrashed them with lathis. "They started beating us with lathis. The police did not come as we were being beaten," he said. Meanwhile, long ques of people willing to cast their votes were seen in the state, which is undergoing polls for its 31 constituencies in the polls. A total of 163 candidates, including 21 women, are contesting in 31 seats of West Midnapore, Bankura and Burdwan districts.

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First Published : 11 Apr 2016, 09:38:00 AM