West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will start her poll campaign soon after the 24-hour ban, imposed on her a day ago the Election Commission (EC), ends at 8pm on Tuesday, Trinamool Congress leaders said.
Earlier in the day, she would stage a protest in Central Kolkata against the Election Commission. The Election Commission said that the Election Commission banned the TMC chief for “very derogatory and inflammatory remarks” which could affect the election process.
“She will stage a sit-in near the Gandhi statue at around 12 noon in central Kolkata. Soon after the ban period ends at 8 pm, he will hold two public rallies in North 24 Parganas, ”said a TMC leader.
While the first rally Barasat will be held at 8.15 am, the second will be closed in Bidhannagar from 9 am.