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ECI’s Statement on Nandigram Incident on 1.4.2021


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No. ECI/PN/40/2021
Dated: 1stApril, 2021


ECI’s Statement on Nandigram Incident on 1.4.2021

Many sections of media have been covering the incident of alleged gherao of Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal and crowding at Polling Station No. 7 at 210 Nandigram AC today that interalia resulted in disruption of poll process. General Observer Shri Hemen Das (IAS 2009 batch) and Police Observer Shri Ashutosh Roy (IPS 1994 batch) were asked to go to the spot immediately. 

The report received from the General Observer at 4.06 pm is as follows:

“Good afternoon sir, 

Polling at PS no 7 ( Boyal Moktab Primary School) is going on smoothly. Hon’ble CM, who is also a contesting candidate,  has left the place at about 3.35 pm after staying here for nearly one and half hour. 

It may kindly be noted that polling was not disrupted at any moment. 

Till now, 702 votes, out of 943, have been polled. It’s 74%. 

Nearly 3000 people were there when we reached the station. All have left now. 

Now, me and Police Observer are here besides the authorised police personnel including CAPF. 


A separate hand written complaint was received from Hon’ble Chief Minister via CEO West Bengal today in the late afternoon. The same has been forwarded to Special General Observer Shri Ajay Nayak and Special Police Observer Shri Vivek Dube under intimation to CEO. They have been asked to send a report by tomorrow 6pm.

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