West Bengal Panchayat polls will be held on May 14, as per schedule: SC

Updated:6 months ago IST

New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the West Bengal Panchayat elections will be held on May 14, as per the earlier schedule. Supreme Court has also ordered the State Election Commission and the West Bengal government to ensure free and fair polls. SC has also directed the poll body not to issue any notification regarding the declaration of results till July 3. The apex court also set aside the Calcutta High Court's order that asked the West Bengal Election Commission to accept nominations for Panchayat elections through email.

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