The BJP is engaging in public dialogue through video conferencing with its West Bengal unit due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dhankhar also advocated for the amended Citizenship Act saying it would not affect the rights of any Indian.
It was also alleged a Trinamool Congress worker was injured in firing by central forces who were with the BJP candidate who, however, denied the charge.
A Congress worker was stabbed to death in Balikuda-Erasama area of Jagatsinghpur seat in West Bengal while he was returning from a polling booth.
Days before death, West Bengal BJP men had been threatened; victims’ kin suspect involvement of locals
Trilochan and Dulal were threatened by unknown persons a few days before their deaths as both were leaders of BJP’s Booth Raksha Committee.
Hours before polling even began, CPM workers Debu Das and Usha Das were allegedly burnt to death by TMC workers while they were asleep.
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The five dead include a CPM worker and his wife who were burnt to death, hours before polling even began.
The Asansol-Raniganj belt had witnessed clashes between two groups over Ram Navami celebrations, resulting in the death of one person.