Seventh Phase Of Polling; Violence Erupts In Bengal
Sunday,19 May 2019 04:13 PM IST
KOLKATA: Crude bombs were flung in Bengal's Bhatpara as two groups clashed and elsewhere, three BJP candidates claimed they came under attack on the last day of polling in the state. Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has called for the presence of Central forces in the state till the counting of votes gets over. Two of the claims came from state capital Kolkata, which is voting today along with the remaining eight seats in the state, which sends the second highest number of members to the Lok Sabha after Uttar Pradesh, reports NDTV.
Bengal voted in all seven rounds of the Lok Sabha elections and violence was reported in every round, NDTV reported.