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Electoral officer may submit report to ECI on Basu's clarifications

Kolkata: The office of the Chief Electoral Officer has received the clarification from BJP leader Sayantan

Basu, who is also contesting the Lok Sabha elections from Basirhat, on his derogatory comments during an election rally.

The CEO office will go through the clarification report submitted by Sayantan


Election Commission officials may take some steps against Basu after going through the clarifications.

On the basis of their observations the election commission officials may submit a report to the Election Commission of India (ECI)in Delhi in this regard.

According to a senior official of the CEO office, a report would be sent to Election Commission of India as the allegation against Basu is serious.

The CEO office may seek the intervention of the Election Commission in this regard.

During an election rally at Bhabla in Basirhat a few

days ago, Basu said he

would ask the Central force personnel not to the fire in the legs but in the chest of those who are found capturing booths during elections.

His statement triggered criticism from various


The Trinamool Congress leaders from the

district lodged a complaint against the BJP leader with

the district election officers.

The Basirhat police also started a suo motu case against Sayantan


The district election officers also submitted a report to the CEO office mentioning the possible implications of his derogatory comments.

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