West Bengal Election Trivia: BJP and Trinamool Congress to meet EC; Opposition Claims Stunt for Publicity

Politics: Bengal CM Mamatha Banerjee is hospitalized after a minor incident at the nomination centre injured her. She is reported to have fractured her leg and is admitted to a hospital in Kolkata. According to doctors at the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata, there were injuries to her foot, shoulder, and neck and she had been given painkillers.

Dr Manimoy Bandyopadhyay, the director of SSKM Hospital reported,” Initial examination suggests severe bony injuries in her left ankle, foot, and bruises, injuries in the right shoulder, forearm, and neck.

The Chief Minister complained of chest pain, breathlessness since the incident. She is kept under close watch for 48 hours.” Abhishek Banerjee shared the image of the CM with a message targeting BJP. “BJP brace yourselves to see the power of people of BENGAL on Sunday, May 2nd. Get ready,” he tweeted.


Source’s report, BJP claims TMC has attempted a stunt. The opposition alliance tweeted, “Not one eye witness seems to corroborate Mamata Banerjee’s attack’ version. People of Nandigram are upset and angry at her for blaming them and bringing disrepute.”

Furthermore, BJP president Arjun Singh said,” Four IPS officers are her security in-charge and must be suspended. Attackers don’t appear out of anywhere; they have to be arrested… She did drama for sympathy.”


The EC has demanded a probe into the incident as it intensifies the nerve-wracking political battles in Nandigram. Bengal landscape is witnessing a tight rift between the son of Bengal and the Current CM of the state.

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