first_imgViolence over panchayat board formation claimed three more lives in Amdanga area of West Bengal North 24 Parganas district on Wednesday. Overnight violence was precipitated over panchayat board formation a Taraberia gram panchayat in the area. Two of those killed are supporters of Trinamool Congress, while the other person was an activist of Communist Party of India (Marxist). Supporters of both TMC and CPI(M) made allegations that they were targeted on Tuesday night by supporters of the rival parties with crude bombs. Six persons have sustained injuries and are admitted to R.G. Kar Medical College and Hospital.The board formation at the panchayat has been deferred for indefinite period due to the violence. The Officer-in-charge of Amdanga police station Manas Das has been removed.“Police has conducted search and three arms, ten bullets and about 200 crude bombs. Ten persons have been arrested,” Inspector General, South Bengal, West Bengal Police Neeraj Singh said.The Supreme Court on August 24 ruled out re-poll on the 20% panchayat seats that were won uncontested by the ruling Trinamool Congress. Since then violence over forming panchayat board have been reported from several districts both in the north and south of the State. At least six people had died in the violence till Tuesday evening.last_img