"Free and fair polls will be possible only if Article 355 is imposed in the state. The law and order situation has completely failed in the state," BJP state president Sukanta Majumdar said.
The court also directed the state government to provide assistance to the relatives for the cremation of those who died in alleged poll violence and to healthcare facilities for the injured.
The union minister informed that the central govt has dedicated Rs 74 cr for the care, well-being, education and skill development of rape and other sexual offence victims under POCSO Act.
Asked whether he would submit a report to the Centre, Bose, after his visit on Saturday said, “I will do whatever a governor is expected.”
BJP spokesperson said that the state once known be a centre of art, culture and science is now known for "crimes, anti-national activities and dangerous appeasement."
Six people were killed till noon since the panchayat polls started at 7 am and another three died in alleged poll-related violence since midnight in the state.
A TMC worker was killed in Murshidabad district's Kapasdanga area overnight in poll-related violence. The ruling TMC said that two of its workers were killed in Rejinagar and Khargram.
Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari held chief minister Mamata Banerjee and State Election Commissioner Tajeeva Sinha responsible for the student’s death.