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Jaitley: CM Mamata failed Constitution

DNMUM436399 | 5/16/2019 | Author : Team DNA | WC :437 | Politics & Governance

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New Delhi: The Election Commission cutting down campaign period in West Bengal shows there is a classic case of breakdown of the Constitutional machinery in the state, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said.
A constitutional authority, the Election Commission of India, has effectively held Bengal to be a “state in anarchy”, said Jaitley in series of tweets.
Repeatedly escalating violence, state supported vandals, a partisan police and home department are the illustrations the ECI has given, he noted.
“A free campaign is not possible and therefore the campaign has to be cut short. This is a classical case of breakdown of the Constitutional Machinery,” the minister said.

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