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Calcutta High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Dismissal of Panchayat Elections in Bengal

Calcutta High Court (symbolic picture)
Calcutta High Court (symbolic picture)

 

West Bengal (July 03,2023) : The Calcutta High Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking the dismissal of the upcoming panchayat elections in West Bengal. The plea was filed by a group of lawyers who alleged that the elections would be marred by violence and irregularities.

The court rejected the plea, saying that there was no evidence to suggest that the elections would be rigged or that there would be violence. The court also said that the petitioners had not exhausted all other legal remedies before filing the plea. The dismissal of the plea is a setback for the group of lawyers who filed it. However, they have said that they will continue to fight against the elections and that they will file a fresh plea in the Supreme Court.

The panchayat elections in West Bengal are scheduled to be held on July 8. The elections have been marred by violence in the past, and there are concerns that this year's elections will also be violent. The state government has said that it is taking steps to ensure that the elections are peaceful. However, the opposition parties have accused the government of trying to rig the elections.

The dismissal of the plea by the Calcutta High Court has further heightened the political tensions in West Bengal. It remains to be seen whether the elections will be held peacefully or not. The dismissal of the plea by the Calcutta High Court is a victory for the state government. However, it is unlikely to end the political tensions in West Bengal. The opposition parties are likely to continue to accuse the government of trying to rig the elections.

The panchayat elections are a major test for the state government. If the elections are held peacefully, it will be a major boost for the government. However, if the elections are marred by violence, it will be a major setback for the government. The eyes of the country are on West Bengal as the panchayat elections approach. It remains to be seen whether the elections will be held peacefully or not.


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