West Bengal

West Bengal Panchayat Elections

  • Submission of nominations by Left Front and opposition candidates obstructed.
  • Block and SDO offices are cordoned off by TMC armed gangs.
  • Attacks on opposition activists and candidates in all districts.
  • More than 200 people have been injured.
  • State Election Commission is virtually defunct.
  • Police is complicit in attacks on Left, not enforcing standing law and order rules.