Bengal: BJP seeks deployment of female CPF staff for identification verification of Burkha-clad voters

Bengal: BJP seeks deployment of female CPF personnel for identity verification of Burkha-clad voters

In a letter to the Election Fee of India (ECI), the Condition device of the BJP has expressed concerns above identity verification and vote fraud by ‘Burkha-clad voters’ forward of impending elections in West Bengal.

“From the draft electoral list that was made public on 18 November, it was found that there has been a sharp increase in the quantities of electors, particularly in several pieces that are pretty shut to the Bangladesh border and those people that are predominantly minority voters,” the letter emphasised.

The BJP pointed out that there has been a 10% rise in the selection of voters in the ward No. 66 of the Kasba Vidhan Sabha constituency, in spite of no ‘new township or settlement’. The celebration alleged that a related increase in electorates has been observed in Metiabruz constituency and Sonarpur Uttar in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal.

“Also, we find that useless voters and individuals who have transformed their dwelling area are not struck out from the voter’s list. In the previous elections, it has been noticed these votes have also been forged,” the letter included.

Want woman CPF forces to validate Burkha-clad voters, calls for BJP

The BJP pointed out that feminine voters in Muslim-dominated constituencies, often arrive to polling stations donning whole Burkha. The party mentioned that as these, their id are unable to be verified by male CPF jawans, deployed to preserve legislation an buy condition during elections.

Though demanding the deployment of female CPF jawans, the BJP emphasised, “In minority (Muslims) parts woman voters normally appear clad in (a) burqa. It is not feasible for the CPF jawans to set up their identity ahead of permitting them entry in the booth. You are requested to make certain that these areas are mapped in advance and an enough variety of woman CPF are deployed.”

BJP designed many other needs to the ECI

In a letter dated December 17, the bash has drawn the awareness of the nodal election overall body to the declaration of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) as for each the provisions in Portion 15 of the Associates of Individuals Act. The social gathering has also complained about the blatanat politicisation of the law enforcement force and the deteriorating condition of law and get scenario in West Bengal.

The BJP has also highlighted the ‘discrepancies’ in the draft voter record, and the Point out Staff Federation supplying ‘assurance of victory’ to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the upcoming polls.

BJP had sought verification of Burkha-clad voters in UP in 2017

Earlier, the BJP has asked the Election Commission to deploy girls cops, in buy to look at the identity of Burqa clad folks, in the previous two rounds of the civic polls in UP in 2017. The letter in relationship with this need was despatched to the Condition Election Fee in Lucknow by a BJP delegation which consists of BJP condition vice-president JPS Rathore and BJP’s election commission communication head Akhilesh Kumar Avasthi.

As for each Rathore, this sort of a demand was made to make sure a clear election course of action and reduce untrue voting. The social gathering had also clarified that verification would only be necessary in these circumstances exactly where the celebration cadre suspects foul perform.

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