Battle for the game of thrones continued on Wednesday with political parties making most of the final days to woo voters in the run up to the last phase of Lok Sabha Election on May 19. The situation continued to remain tense in West Bengal where violent clashes ensued between ruling Trinamool and Bharatiya Janata Party workers a day before. Lok Sabha Election updates from the battlefield straight to you.
Delhi BJP leader Tajinder Bagga allegedly detained at New Market Police station. He was picked up around 3 am on Wednesday. He has not yet been arrested.
Amit Malviya, in-charge of BJP's national Information and Technology, "Mamata Banerjee ordered a midnight crack down on several BJP leaders in Kolkata, who were picked up in the middle of night, without due process of law being followed. Tajinder Bagga and several others are now in TMC’s illegal detention."
"Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's bust was placed inside a room in Vidyasagar College, which is deep inside the campus. Only TMC students union members had access to it because the roadshow was not inside the campus! So who vandalised the bust? Offcourse TMC! #SaveBengalSaveDemocracy," he added.
BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur visited a strong room, where EVM and VVPAT machines are stored after the completion of voting, in Bhopal's old jail premises late Tuesday night to take stock of the security situation. She also met the workers and security personnel stationed outside the strong room. Thakur, however, refused to speak citing sore throat. Speaking through gestures, she expressed satisfaction at the security arrangement.
Rajasthan: Case registered against BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Kirodi Lal Meena, Nagaur MLA Hanuman Beniwal, Jahazpur MP and 72 others at Bandikui in Dausa district. A case has also been filed against 600 other unidentified persons.