CRPF harassing voters in WB at Centre's behest, alleges Mamata

Last Modified Wednesday, 7 April 2021 (17:17 IST)
Sitalkuchi: Chief Minister and (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged of harassment of voters by in West Bengal at the behest of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Addressing a public meeting here, Ms Banerjee accused personnel of the central force of molesting women and beating people during the ongoing Assembly elections.
"They are obstructing electors to cast their votes.Union Home Minister has instructed them to do so," the supremo alleged.The chief minister said, “We want free and fair polls, public should be allowed to cast their votes. CRPF shouldn't obstruct them from entering the polling center.
“I respect CRPF who are real jawans but I don't respect BJP CRPF who are doing nuisance, attacking women and harassing people,” Ms Banerjee said.The chief minister claimed at least 10 people have been killed in the state during the ongoing polls.
"The Election Commission is running the administration. Please see that nobody is killed during the polling process. I request you to monitor CRPF personnel who are on duty now in the state. They should not be allowed to harass women. There are cases of girls being molested by the central force employees," Ms Banerjee said
The TMC supremo said BJP came with lakhs of goons from outside to capture Bengal. It is not so easy. First think about Delhi and then Bengal.(UNI)