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Calcutta High Court to hear on June 24 Mamata plea against Nandigram result

The Calcutta High Court will hear on June 24 a petition filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee challenging the election of BJP chief Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram Assembly constituency within the not too long ago concluded ballot.

The matter was listed for mentioning earlier than the Bench of Justice Kausik Chanda. Soumendra Nath Mukherjee, counsel for Ms. Banerjee, steered that the matter be scheduled for subsequent week.

Justice Chanda directed that the Registrar shall file a report earlier than the courtroom as as to if the petition had been filed in conformity with the Representation of People Act.

Ms. Banerjee misplaced the election at Nandigram to Mr. Adhikari by a slim margin of 1,956 votes. Alleging irregularities within the counting course of, the Trinamool Congress chairperson mentioned that she would problem the ends in courtroom.

The Trinamool Congress registered an enormous win within the not too long ago concluded West Bengal Assembly poll, successful 213 seats within the 294-member House. Ms. Banerjee was sworn in Chief Minister of the State for the third time on May 5. Mr. Adhikari is the Leader of the Opposition within the House.

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