"People dying without jobs, food, shelter": Calcutta High Court refuses urgent hearing of plea on West Bengal panchayat elections

“You want to face the luxury of elections. (Another) fellow, for basic needs, he is suffering," the Chief Justice remarked while making it clear that the Court would not allow an out-of-turn hearing in the case.
West Bengal Panchayat Polls
West Bengal Panchayat Polls

A request to prioritise the hearing of a case concerning the upcoming West Bengal Panchayat elections drew the ire of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday evening, with the Court orally observing that while some people have the luxury of fighting elections, others are dying because they do not have access to basic needs.

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