#Kolkata: The Election Commission has issued a notice to BJP leader Sayantan Basu for allegedly violating the election rules. The commission issued the notice in the wake of Sayantan’s remarks after four people were killed in a shootout with central forces in Kochbihar’s Shitalkuchi in the fourth phase of the polls. The commission has protested him. In the next 24 hours, Sayantan will have to argue in favor of his statement. Otherwise, the commission will take a unilateral decision.
State politics has been in full swing since the bloodshed in Shitalkuchi on the day of the fourth round of polls. BJP state president Dilip Ghosh warned that the situation would get colder if it went too far. Shortly afterwards, BJP leader Sayantan Basu raised the issue of Shitalkuchi and threatened to play Shitalkuchi if he did not go to play more games.
Sayantan Basu gave this warning while holding a meeting at Banarhat in Jalpaiguri. He is heard to say, ‘I am going to say Sayantan Basu, don’t go for more games, I will play Shitalkuchi. They killed Anand Barman who went to vote for the first time in his life. He was the brother of BJP’s Shakti Pramukh. We will not wait any longer. The four have already been sent to heaven. There was a dialogue in Sholay movie. If you remember, if you hit one, we will hit four, Shitalkuchi witnessed it. If you hit one, we will hit four. ‘
Sayantan Basu, however, has repeatedly made headlines with controversial remarks He has been warned in the team, even after that Sayantan is still in Sayantan Leaders of all political parties reacted strongly to Sayant Basu’s remarks that day, citing the issue of Shitalkuchi.