The Election Commission has advised him to desist from using such statements while making public utterances when Model Code of Conduct is in force.
The notice said the poll panel received a complaint from Kavita Krishnan of CPI-ML Central Committee in which it was alleged that on March 29 Adhikari delivered a "hate speech" in Nandigram.
Senior BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari told a press meet that a highly placed member in state's ruling party received Rs 900 crore from coal mafia and cattle smugglers.
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PM Modi said Mamata should accept defeat in Nandigram and that if she decides to contest from another seat, she would lose from there also.
Mamata Banerjee accused both Suvendu Adhikari and his father Sisir Adhikari of allowing the police to enter Nandigram in 2007.
Banerjee is pitted against her former lieutenant Suvendu Adhikari, who has crossed over to the BJP for the prestigious Nandigram constituency.
Though the situation was tense in a few areas with a few skirmishes reported, tight security cover in all 30 constituencies which went to polls averted any major incidents.
Jora phool is the grass flower associated with the West Bengal Chief Minister’s party, the Trinamool. Will it get the votes? Therein hangs a tale.
Nandigram is touted to be the deciding constituency in the Bengal polls. BJP's chances of winning the state assembly elections would increase manifold if they can somehow manage to win Nandigram.
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Voting would take place in 30 Assembly constituencies in the second phase from the districts of South 24 Parganas, Bankura and Purba Medinipur.
In a letter to the chief electoral officer, TMC leader Derek O'Brien claimed that in spite of the local police being apprised of this, no action had been taken.
Mamata Banerjee claimed that goons of the then ruling CPM had entered Nandigram in police uniform but wore slippers which gave away their identity.
Thousands of people gathered around the Chief Minister waving party flags as Mamata held the rally from Khudiram Mod to Thakur Chowk in Nandigram Block-2, which would be followed by a public meeting.
In 2021, Nandigram offers a different picture a small, sharpfocused microcosmic picture of West Bengal politics as it’s being played right now. The people of Nandigram are divided.
Adhikari is a sitting MLA from Nandigram, a seat where Mamata Banerjee has decided to contest this time instead of Bhawanipur.