The Election Commission of India has motionless to muster Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in all a polling booths during a remaining 3 phases of elections in West Bengal.
In a fifth proviso of polls, that is scheduled on May 6, a Commission has motionless to muster top — 578 association — of executive army for usually 7 Lok Sabha constituencies in a State. The 7 Lok Sabha seats going to polls are Bongaon, Barrackpore, Howrah, Uluberia, Hooghly, Arambagh and Sreerampore.
Special military spectator for West Bengal Vivek Dubey pronounced that along with bringing 100 % percent polling booths underneath a cover of CAPF, a elect has singular a purpose of State military areas outward a polling booths.
From putting executive army in 50 % polling booths in a initial proviso to 100% in a fifth phase, a deployed of CAPF in a polls in West Bengal is a story in itself.
Officials concerned in a holding elections in a State, pronounced that a usually state that can compare such a high deployment of executive army is Jammu and Kashmir. The series of polling booths where executive army were deployed increasing from 50 % in a initial proviso to 76 % in a second proviso and 92 % in a third phase. In a fourth phases of polls that were hold in south Bengal deployment was increasing to 98%. In a fifth proviso a cover of executive army will be increasing to 100 %.
Despite a high deployment of forces, wandering incidents of assault have been reported in all of a initial 4 phases. There has been no vital occurrence of assault so far, solely one in proviso 3 where one chairman voter died on Apr 23. Another plan that was adopted by a Commission was muster executive army in remote areas while state military was deployed in cities and towns.
Not usually a domestic parties in a Opposition, though a territory of polling crew have also demanded that executive army should be deployed in a polling booths of a State. The care of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have met officials of ECI both in Kolkata and in Delhi several times perfectionist executive army in all a polling booths.
The Trinamool Congress leadership, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been alleging that executive army have been perplexing to change voters. “They are seeking people to votes for BJP,” she pronounced in a progressing phases.