West Bengal panchayat election: Calcutta High Court slams SEC, State for 'non-cooperation' with Central government to avert violence

The bench led by Chief Justice TS Sivagnanam said that the report submitted by the Central government painted a 'grim picture' of the State government and also the SEC for failing to comply with High Court orders.
West Bengal Panchayat Polls
West Bengal Panchayat Polls

The Calcutta High Court Wednesday pulled up the West Bengal government and the State Election Commission (SEC) for failing to 'co-operate' with the Central government for deployment of the central forces during the panchayat polls held on July 8 [Suvendu Adhikari vs Rajiv Sinha, State Election Commissioner].

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