West Bengal to have its assembly election in the coming months, amidst the preparation in the poll bound states, 200 crude bombs were recovered by the police from the Bhangar area’s Tarahediya Village of South 24 Parganas district.
The investigation is currently underway. Earlier 18 live fruit bombs were recovered by the personnel in a field in Malda where the CID team of the West Bengal police had rushed to the site immediately. The security forces are also on a high alert. Earlier 6 BJP workers were injured by crude bombs in Gosaba district of South 24 parganas.
This has led to rise in tension in poll bound state where election will be held in eight phases starting from March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to increase security in Kolkata and neighbouring districts of North and South 24 Parganas, considering them the most sensitive areas. 18 companies of CAPF have been allotted for both South and North 24 Parganas districts.