Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Apr. 10 (ANI): The West Bengal Election Commission extended the last date for filing nominations until Tuesday for panchayat elections. Also Read - West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Check Voting Date In Your Constituency
Earlier the last date to file nomination for the same was April 9. Also Read - Slapped, Punched, Dragged: BJP Worker's 85-Year-Old Mother Recounts Alleged Assault By TMC Men | Video
This decision was made after violence marred the filling of nominations for panchayat polls in the state. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre, States Discuss Fresh Spurt in Cases; Nationwide Lockdown on Cards Again?
On April 6, over 25 political party workers were injured after a clash erupted between workers of Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jalpaiguri district over the filing of nomination for the upcoming panchayat polls.
Many vehicles were vandalised during the clash. Reportedly, a BJP party office was also burnt by TMC workers. (ANI)
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