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Advance WB polls, intellectuals to EC

A delegation of intellectuals on Sunday met chief election commissioner SY Quraishi and sought advancing of the Assembly elections in West Bengal.

kolkata Updated: Jan 10, 2011 00:20 IST

A delegation of intellectuals on Sunday met chief election commissioner SY Quraishi and sought advancing of the Assembly elections in West Bengal.

The 11-member delegation, including painter Suvaprasanna, theatre personality Bratya Basu submitted a memorandum to the CEC, alleging the Left Front government was indulging in state-sponsored terrorism.

“We highlighted the spurt in political violence and state-sponsored terrorism," a delegation member said.