2 killed in Bengal municipal polls, more clashes reported

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Two Congress Party workers have been killed in bomb blasts in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district as violence related to the municipal elections in the state escalated.

The one-day local body elections were held in West Bengal’s Asansol, Howrah, Bidhannagar and Siliguri municipality areas began on Saturday morning.

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After the killing of the Congress workers on Friday, fresh clashes were reported on Saturday from the Bidhannagar area as Trinamool Congress workers accused an independent candidate of attempting to capture a polling booth while BJP and TMC workers clashed in the Jamuria area.

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Mob violence against booth capturers in local body polls in Badannagar (WB)

Two Congress workers were killed when bombs exploded in the Patharghata village on Friday night, according to reports.

TMC is likely to face stiff competition from the Left Front as well as the BJP which has been making inroads in the eastern state.

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