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HC snubs Mamata Banerjee on Panchayat polls

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Kolkata, May 11, 2013
First Published: 00:20 IST(11/5/2013) | Last Updated: 02:32 IST(11/5/2013)

In a setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta HC on Friday directed that the panchayat polls be held in June in three phases using central armed forces on dates decided by the State Election Commission, upholding all the demands of the panel.

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Soon after the order was passed, the state government said it would appeal against the order.


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