Thursday, May 23, 2024

Fourth phase Lok Sabha elections | W. Violence again in Bengal, TMC worker killed in crude bomb attack

Leader Online Desk: Voting in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 started on Monday morning. 1,717 candidates are in the fray for 96 seats in 10 states and union territories of the country. Meanwhile, polling is going on peacefully in other parts of the country except West Bengal. W. A Trinamool Congress party worker was killed in a crude bomb attack in Bengal. The incident took place in Bolpur Lok Sabha constituency a few hours before the start of voting in the fourth phase.

In the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, 10.35 percent polling was recorded till 9 am. West Bengal had the highest voter turnout of 15.24 percent. The lowest turnout was recorded in Jammu and Kashmir at 5.07 percent.

So far, polling has been held in three phases in 283 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories. The result will be announced on June 4.

Meanwhile, in the background of the fourth phase of voting, Pt. Another incident of violence took place in Bengal. He died after unidentified persons threw a crude bomb at him at Bolpur in Purba Vardhaman district. His name is Mintu Sheikh. He was returning home late Sunday night when he was attacked. Locals said that he died on the spot.

Trinamool accuses CPI (M).

In this case Trinamool has held CPI (M) responsible for the death of their activist. Trinamool has said that the CPI(M) brutally killed our party worker in Ketugram as part of its 34-year reign of violence and bloodshed. The Trinamool claimed that Mintu Sheikh was on his way home after completing his election work when he was stopped and brutally attacked and bombed.

Meanwhile, a scuffle broke out between BJP and Trinamool party workers during polling in Durgapur in West Bengal. In Birbhum, the BJP accused Trinamool workers of vandalizing their stall outside a polling station.

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