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Paramilitary forces are working according to EC instructions: CRPF DG | India News


NEW DELHI: In response to the accusation by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that central forces were working on the instructions of the Union Interior Minister Amit Shah during the state assembly elections, the Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force, Kuldiep Singh, clarified on Monday that all paramilitary forces were working according to the instructions of the Electoral Commission.
Speaking to the media, Kuldiep Singh said: “I will not comment on what the political parties say. I can guarantee that all paramilitary forces and people in your state, who are under the responsibility of the EC, are working according to instructions. of the EC. ”
After four people were killed in Sitalkuchi during the fourth phase of the Assembly elections on April 10, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the Union Interior Minister Amit Shah and called him the chief ‘conspirator’.
Speaking at a press conference in Siliguri, Banerjee had said: “When the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) knows that they are going to lose, and they are going to lose, that is why they are assimilating all the state governments to spread the violence in Bengal. “.
“Interior Minister Amit Shah is fully responsible for today’s incident and he himself is the conspirator. I do not blame the central forces, as they were working under the order of the Interior Minister,” he had alleged.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, while addressing a rally in West Bengal’s Bardhaman district ahead of the fifth phase of the elections, called on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee not to disrespect the central forces. They protect people at the polls by making unfounded accusations.

Times of India