#Kolkata: BJP leader Shuvendu Adhikari has been accused of directly threatening police during a campaign in Mamata Banerjee’s old constituency of Bhabanipur. Warning the police to hold a neutral vote, the BJP leader said, “If you do not hold a neutral vote, your Dashabirbhum will be like the SP of East Midnapore.”
Shuvendu Adhikari went to Bhabanipur on this day in support of Rudranil Ghosh There he said, ‘I tell the police people, my parents taught me You run in the field, learn to read and become a policeman If you do these, your madam will not be able to save you I am talking about your responsibilities Let the vote be neutral ৷ And if it is difficult to cast a neutral vote, then your situation will be like that of Birbhum, SP of East Midnapore. Taliganj will be like OC of Banshdroni Be prepared for it ‘
A few days ago, the Election Commission transferred the Superintendent of Police of Birbhum district Similarly, the police superintendent of East Midnapore was transferred before the polls
Naturally, the Trinamool Congress has strongly criticized Shuvendu’s remarks Tapas Roy’s allegation on behalf of the ruling party is that Shuvendu’s statement is against the code of conduct for elections The Trinamool candidate from Baranagar said, “The job of the BJP’s prime minister, home minister and Shuvendu Adhikari is to intimidate the people. It is not possible to threaten in this way in election speeches This is contrary to the Model Code of Conduct The Election Commission can take action for this But don’t take it Instead, they should ask the central forces to act in a neutral manner Because the central forces are firing on the words of the BJP leaders It is also trying to influence the vote in many places.
Earlier, the Trinamool Congress had approached the Election Commission alleging offensive remarks against Shuvendu Adhikari. The commission also warned the BJP leader once However, his comments on the day sparked a new controversy