Supreme Court refuses CBI probe into Mamta Banerjee attack in Nandigram


CJI-led three-judge bench heard in Supreme Court

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court has refused to conduct a probe by the CBI into the attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram, West Bengal. The court has asked the petitioner to go to the High Court. After which the petitioner withdrew his petition on Friday. CJI SA Bobde told the petitioner to go to the High Court. Actually, the case of attack on Mamta Banerjee, has now reached the Supreme Court. A CBI inquiry was sought by filing a petition in the Supreme Court. On which CJI said that you go to the High Court first. The petitioner says that the CBI can bring out the truth of the attack and thus prevent the politicians from getting votes on the basis of sympathy. Let us tell you that a bench of three judges headed by the CJI heard in the Supreme Court.

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In fact, three lawyers, including Shubham Saxena, had filed a petition demanding the Supreme Court to direct the CBI to investigate the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on March 10, 2021 in Nandigram. In Nandigram, CM Mamata Banerjee was attacked when she was going for the nomination. The petition said that to maintain the basic principle of free, fair and transparent elections in the country, guidelines and guidelines should be issued for examining similar incidents in the future as they affect the electoral machinery.

The petition also sought guidelines for the formation of a temporary body with enhanced power to monitor electoral violence and punish criminals and enhanced punishment for election violence. According to the petitioner, the CBI should investigate the incident injuring the CM as not only was it an incident that could be classified as an attack against a constitutional officer, but it would also affect voter confidence.

In it, it was said that Mamta Banerjee herself claimed that 4-5 people dashed with her in the presence of the public. Which, of course, was a conspiracy, as no police officer was present at such a large public meeting.
, In addition, the Election Commission was also targeted due to which this incident occurred.


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