The bypolls in Bhabanipur are set to be carried out right now, September 30, amid strict safety measures and precautions in Kolkata, West Bengal. The elections shall be contested by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her BJP rival Priyanka Tibrewal.
The Election Fee of India has determined to conduct the Bhabanipur bypolls below strict safety restrictions to forestall any slight risk of post-poll violence. Strict tips have been issued by the EC to the state authorities and Kolkata police to ensure that the safety throughout the polls shouldn’t be compromised.
The Bhabanipur constituency meeting bypolls have caught the general public eye as they’ll decide the destiny of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who’s at the moment not an MLA within the state. If she loses these elections, she should step down from her CM submit.
CM Mamata Banerjee contested the state meeting elections in West Bengal from the Nandigram constituency earlier this yr however was defeated by BJP chief Suvendu Adhikari. West Bengal Agriculture Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay stepped down from his MLA submit in Bhabanipur in Could to make method for the chief minister to contest the elections.
BJP Yuva Morcha vp Priyanka Tibrewal shall be contesting the Bhabanipur elections in opposition to the current chief minister from TMC. Tibrewal is a lawyer by career and can be one of many petitioners in opposition to the West Bengal post-poll violence within the Calcutta Excessive Court docket.
The safety element and deployment of personnel have been majorly beefed up in Kolkata for the elections set to happen right now. On the route of the Election Fee, the Kolkata authorities have issued Part 144 in all of the areas falling below a 200-metre radius from the polling stations.
To ensure that there aren’t any cases of post-poll violence this time, greater than 20 further corporations of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have been deployed for the Bhabanipur bypolls. As per the state authorities, restrictions and safety measures shall be in place until the time the polling concludes right now night.