TMC depriving rural Bengal their democratic rights: Bloc

Left Front partner Forward Bloc on Sunday decried the "authoritarian" Trinamool Congress' confrontation with the state election commission and accused it of robbing rural Bengal of its right to exercise democratic rights. Forward Bloc general secretary Debabrata Biswas said: "The Trinamool government is deliberately delaying panchayat election. This clearly shows its anti-democratic and authoritarian attitude. The Trinamool regime is going into an unprecedented and undesired confrontation with the state election commission."

No end to Mukul's diatribe

Trinamool general secretary Mukul Roy continued his attacked on the poll panel on Sunday calling it "totally biased" for insisting on central forces to conduct panchayat elections.

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