Surya addresses press conference in city
Mamata Banerjee will be politically insignificant after the election results are out on May 19, Surya Kanta Misra, CPI(M) state secretary said on Tuesday.
Misra said the people of West Bengal were observing her and her movement” inch by inch” and they would give a befitting reply in the poll. He said apprehending defeat Trinamool workers and leaders had become violent and had unleashed a reign of terror in different areas. “They are beating up our supporters and have ransacked their houses. People will never take it lightly and we have drawn the attention of the Election Commission in the matter.”
Without naming Subhendu Adhikari he said “An MP who is contesting this time had held a meeting with officers in charge of several police stations in East Midnapore where polling will be held on May 5. This is wrong.“ He also threatened police officers action once the alliance comes to power in the state.
A CPI(M) delegation on Tuesday met Chief Electoral Officer Sunil Gupta and alleged that the houses of their supporters had been ransacked and torched by Trinamool Congress workers.
Gupta assured that they would take up the matter with police. On Monday also a delegation went to Lalbazar and submitted a memorandum alleging that party cadres had been threatened in various areas in the city.