HC snubs Mamata Banerjee on Panchayat polls
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HC snubs Mamata Banerjee on Panchayat polls

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. HT reports.

kolkata Updated: May 11, 2013 02:32 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

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.

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

First Published: May 11, 2013 00:20 IST