WB Elections: CPI-M worker, wife charred to death

New Delhi, May 14: The gory tales of death and destruction continue from West Bengal, where the Panchayat elections are in progress.

In a shocking development in West Bengal a CPI (M) worker and his wife were charred to death after their house in North 24 Parganas was torched last night. CPI (M) alleges TMC workers were behind the attack. Violence was reported from various parts of West Bengal, as the polling for the single phase panchayat elections is underway today. Within less than two hours after the polling began, the State Election Commission has received complains of violence from at least four districts from different parts the state and has asked the police to take action, SEC officials said.

News24Bureau with Agencies