oi-Ajay Joseph Raj P
New Delhi, Mar 11: The Election Commission on Thursday sent a strongly-worded letter to the Trinamool Congress on its memorandum over injuries to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during campaign, saying it looks “undignified to even respond” to allegations that the poll panel is doing things in the state at the behest of a “particular party”.
The EC said at the outset, it needs to be stated that injuries sustained by Banerjee at Nandigram “is indeed an unfortunate incident and deserves to be inquired into with promptitude and dispatch.”
“Having said that it is rather unfortunate that the memorandum in question is full of insinuations and averments, which in fact questions the very basis of creation and functioning of Election Commission,” the letter said. It is completely incorrect to suggest…