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Rename Model Code of Conduct as ‘Modi Code of Conduct’: Mamata tells EC | India News


NEW DELHI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Sunday that the Electoral Commission (EC) should rename the Model Code of Conduct as “Modi Code of Conduct.”
“EC should rename MCC as Modi’s Code of Conduct! BJP can use his full power, but NOTHING in this world can stop me from being with my people and sharing their pain. They can restrict me from visiting my brothers and sisters in Cooch Behar for 3 days but I’ll be there on the fourth day! “Banerjee tweeted.

The Election Commission on Saturday prohibited any political leader of any party from entering the geographic boundaries of the Cooch Behar district for the next 72 hours, where four people were killed in electoral violence during the fourth round of elections in the state.
Mamata Banerjee had said that she will hold a protest rally in Cooch Behar on Sunday against the firing incident and visit the homes of the deceased.
“In the Cooch Behar district, which consists of 9 Autonomous Communities, where the voting will have ended today, no political leader of any national, state or other party should be allowed to enter the geographical boundaries of the district during the next 72 hours. This takes effect immediately, “the survey panel said in its order.
The voting panel said that based on the interim report of the two observers at 12:36 pm “which confirms the incident of the attack on the voting station by a mob in which the CISF opened fire in which four people were killed and four resulted wounds, “he had ordered the postponement. of the poll.
The incident was reported from electoral college number 126 of the Sitalkuchi assembly constituency.
The EC also said that the last rites of the four deceased have not yet been completed and that some political leaders may visit this area with the purpose of condoning their relatives, “which has the omen of causing a major public order problem. proportions “. in this place and also in neighboring places. ”
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has alleged that the Central Forces opened fire twice at the polls in Cooch Behar, where people are casting their votes, killing four party workers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed sadness over the incident. He urged EC to vigorously deal with those responsible for what happened at Cooch Behar.
The next phase of the elections will take place on April 17.

Times of India