With opposition parties staging dharna against alleged rampant rigging and violence in the civic polls in two municipal corporations in West Bengal today and demanding <g data-gr-id="22" style="color: #3b3b3b; font-size: 11px;">repoll</g>, the State Election Commission has put the scheduled media briefing on hold.
The SEC office was scheduled to hold a media briefing at 6 <g data-gr-id="19">pm</g> but it has been delayed without any
Officials in SEC said on condition of anonymity that there is no possibility of any official briefing as long as the <g data-gr-id="16">dharna</g> continues.
A BJP delegation headed by its state president Rahul Sinha staged a dharna outside the State Election Commissioner S R Upadhyay’s office cabin after meeting him there.
Left and Congress demonstrated and sat on dharna on the road in front of the main entrance of the
Upadhyay had told PTI <g data-gr-id="17"><g data-gr-id="21">the the</g></g> EC was looking into the complaints and would decide on the next course of action after it.