Mahua Moitra accused more than 150 EVM machines of malfunction


new Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra alleged that more than 150 electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not working.

The TMC leader made a critical comment against the Election Commission, stating that this could have been avoided had the Election Commission done at least half of the enthusiasm shown for transfer of police officers in the case of EVMs. Moitra tweeted, “More than 150 EVM machines have malfunctioned since Phase II voting began.

Voting is going on today in West Bengal constituency South 24 Parganas, Bankura, West Medinipur, East Medinipur Nandigram district, where BJP’s Shwendu officer is contesting against Mamta Banerjee, the head of the state.

Attack on media vehicle in Nandigram
A vehicle belonging to media personnel was attacked near booth number 170 at Kamalpur in Nandigram. Shuvendu Adhikari of BJP said that this is the work of Pakistanis, ‘Jai Bangla’ is the slogan of Bangladesh. At that booth are voters from a particular community, who are doing so.

BJP leader Shuvendu Adhikari advised his rival West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee not to commit hooliganism after reports of violence in some constituencies in the second phase of West Bengal elections 2021.

“As Chief Minister, she should show some restraint. She uses dirty language for the Prime Minister. She is a 66-year-old aunt,” the official said.

An officer believed to be strong in Nandigram, showed confidence to defeat Banerjee. All eyes are on the Nandigram constituency, where the Trinamool Congress supremo is holding a front against his officer.