Poll panel reprimands Kalyan Banerjee, Prasant Pradhan

May 6th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday reprimanded Trinamool Congress candidate Kalyan Banerjee and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidate Prasant Pradhan for making derogatory remarks against West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee respectively.
Kalyan Banerjee, a Trinamool candidate from Sreerampore parliamentary constituency, filed a reply to the Election Commission.

“The commission considered the reply and found the reply not satisfactory,” said the poll panel official here.

“The commission has reprimanded Kalyan Banerjee,” said Deputy Election Commissioner R. Balakrishnan.

The Commission also made the same observation on the reply filed by Pradhan, the CPI-M candidate from Contai Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal, and reprimanded him.

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