Brazen Political Violence Continues In Bengal; BJP Camp Set Ablaze, Bombs Hurled At Polling Booths

Mamata Banerjee (Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times via Getty Images) 

Despite national outrage, brazen political violence has continued in West Bengal during the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

As per a New Indian Express report, bombs have been hurled at polling booths in Basirhat, Mathurapur and Islampur and a BJP camp has been set ablaze in Basirhat.

It was earlier reported that voters of poll booth number 189 in West Bengal’s Basirhat have launched a protest after Trinamool workers reportedly barred them from voting. As per the BJP candidate from the constituency Sayantan Basu, around 100 voters were stopped from casting their votes.

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Basu has assured that the affected voters would be escorted to cast their votes. Following this incident, additional forces have been sent to the polling booth.

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