Bengal: HC sets up 5-judge bench to hear PIL on post-poll violence

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The Calcutta high court on Friday formed a five-judge bench to hear a PIL on post-poll violence in Bengal and asked the state government to file a report "specifying the areas where violence has taken place and steps taken to prevent or control it." The court felt there was a need to "constitute a larger bench... considering that...

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Published on May 6, 2021 -  01:26
CM Mamata announces compensation for victims of post-poll violence
As West Bengal is witnessing series of political killings following the elections results of state assembly, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on May 06 announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for the victims of the post-poll violence. CM Mamata said that 16 people were killed in the violence. Mamata further said 16 people were killed since the results were announced and the violence took the equal toll on both BJP and TMC workers. "Those who died in the post-poll violence will be given a compensation of Rs 2 lakhs each without any discrimination. Under law and order by EC, 16 were killed half of whom are from TMC and half from BJP, one was from Sanjukta Morcha," said CM Mamata.

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