The Election Commission has banned Trinamool Congress MLA Narendranath Chakraborty for violating the code of conduct by publicly threatening BJP voters and supporters from campaigning in two West Bengal by-elections.
The Pandaveshwar MLA was recently heard telling party workers in an alleged video to intimidate BJP supporters not to go to the polls.
The commission ordered him to refrain from speaking at public meetings, rallies, public meetings, road shows and interviews, in the media, for a week-long by-election (March 30 from 10 am to 8 pm, 2022). ), ”The EC said in a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal.
By-elections in Asansol Lok Sabha constituency and Baliganj Assembly constituency will be held on April 12 and votes will be counted on April 16.
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