Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Nandigram case will be heard on Wednesday. Hearing is now going on in the matter of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s petition on the results of the elections in the famous Nandigram Assembly Center. There will be a hearing in the bench of Judge Shampa Sarkar on Wednesday.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee questioned the result of vote counting after she lost the election to BJP leader Shubhendu Adhikari in Nandigram by a little less than 2000 votes. After this a petition was also filed in the Kolkata High Court. After the announcement of the election results, CM Mamta had said that she accepts the vote of the public, but the Nandigram matter will definitely be taken up to the High Court because she believes that there has been tampering with votes during the vote counting.
CM Mamta had raised objection
Earlier this matter was referred to the bench of Judge Kaushik Chand. However, CM Mamta Banerjee had objected to this. CM Mamta Banerjee had alleged that Kaushik Chand is associated with BJP. Along with this, CM Mamta also demanded Judge Kaushik Chand to drop the case.
It was only after this that Judge Kaushik Chand recused himself from the case. Along with this, a fine of Rs 5,00,000 was also fixed on Mamta Banerjee. After which the matter will now be heard in the Shampa government bench.