Ahead of sixth phase elections that are going on polls today, a BJP worker was found dead in West Bengal’s Jhargram district on Saturday night. The party has blamed Trinamool Congress for the death. The deceased worker is identified as Ramin Singh. His death has led to tensions in the area.
However, TMC has denied any involvement in the alleged murder of the BJP worker.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident reported from the state which is tribal dominated and going on polls today, two BJP workers were shot last night in Bhagabanpur. They were admitted to the hospital post the incident. They BJP workers identified were Ananta Guchait and Ranjit Maity.
Earlier, in April this year also, a 22-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha member was found dead in West Bengal where he was found hanging from a tree and the family of the deceased also alleged TMC of the death.
Today, voting in eight Lok Sabha constituencies – Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura and Bishnupur of West Bengal are going for polls. Meanwhile, in the state, the parliamentary polls on 42 seats are taking place in seven phases. Primarily, the contest will be between the BJP and the TMC. Apart from eight seats in West Bengal, the polling is also taking place in 51 constituencies across six states.
On May 23 the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha Elections will take place.