“I will transfer not a single officer. I challenge the Election Commission,” she had said. “I don’t care about anybody. Either accept my resignation or the transfers won’t happen. I challenge the ECI to do anything it likes against me.”
EC officials said the panel has several options – ranging from reprimanding the CM to dragging her to court for challenging the Indian Constitution repeatedly.
“The detailed reports along with video recordings of Mamata Banerjee’s speech will be sent to Delhi. The ECI will then decide the next course of action,” said Sunil Gupta, chief electoral officer, West Bengal.