ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Calcutta Diary

Some years ago, in order to prevent the CPI(M) and its associates from continuously winning elections in West Bengal, the suggestion was mooted to import not only poll personnel and supervisory police, but voters too from other states on the eve of the poll. That proposal is no longer considered feasible. Hence an alternative proposal has been adumbrated: the mandate of the West Bengal electorate must not be honoured; it is time for arranging a constitutional amendment to that effect.

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