Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee has received a major setback from the Election Commission amid the West Bengal Election 2021 elections.
During the second phase of polling on April 1, West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee had alleged that the security forces present at the polling booths were helping the BJP during the voting. She had also approached the Election Commission regarding this complaint. But now Mamata Banerjee has been dealt a setback from the Election Commission in this matter.
According to reports, the Election Commission has completed the investigation of all the allegations in this case, in which the Commission has considered all the allegations made by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as baseless. It is being said that due to making false allegations, the Election Commission can also take action against Mamata Banerjee.
The Election Commission has given a statement saying, “It is sad that unfounded allegations have been made in the media on behalf of Mamata Banerjee. There was an attempt by the Chief Minister to mislead the voters. This is a deliberate act.”
The Election Commission also said that, “no evidence has been found in the investigation to prove that the security forces deployed there tried to dissuade voters from voting, or behaved in a manner that was not acceptable”.
The Election Commission has informed that the supervisors visited the booth. During this time he found that the voting process was going on smoothly there. Investigating officers had also called the complainant during the investigation, but she refused to come.