West Bengal: TMC candidate from Khardaha, Kajal Sinha, passes away due to COVID19

New Delhi: TMC candidate from Khardaha, Kajal Sinha, passed away due to COVID19 on Sunday.

The news was shared by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Twitter.

She wrote,”Very, very sad. Shocked. Kajal Sinha, our candidate from Khardaha, succumbed to Covid.He dedicated his life to serving people & just fought a tireless campaign. He was a long-serving committed member of
@AITCofficial . We will miss him. My condolences to his family & his admirers.”

Meanwhile, the Election Commission (EC) in its order on Thursday prohibited roadshows and Padyatras in poll-bound West Bengal in wake of surge in COVID-19 cases. The EC also restricted the number of people’s participation in public meetings to 500.

Polling for the six phases of the eight-phased West Bengal assembly elections has already been concluded. Polling for the seventh and the eight phase will be held on April 26 and April 29 respectively. The counting of votes will be done on May 2.

 

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