Stones pelted at BJP candidate in Kolkata, mediaperson hurt

Voters queued up to cast their vote at a polling booth in West Bengal (File Photo/IANS)

Kolkata: Stones were pelted at BJP’s Kolkata North candidate Rahul Sinha near a polling station at Park Circus area here on Sunday. The leader escaped unharmed.

A camera person of a local news channel though sustained minor injury to the head in the incident.

According to state BJP sources, Sinha was attacked while coming out of a polling station near Park Circus Bridge where polling was going on for the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections.

The BJP leader was safely escorted out of the area by the security personnel and central force officials after the incident.

Published on: May 19, 2019 at 12:17 IST


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