Asansol: Violence erupted in Asansol and car of Union Minister Babul Supriyo who is also the BJP candidate from the area was attacked. The paramilitary forces that are deployed for personal security had to rescue him. 

BJP alleges it was the handwork of TMC cadres who not only use filthy language against Supriyo but manage two smash his car in spite of heavy deployment of security. 


Asansol, which is going to polls today, is not only seeing a star-studded contest between singer Babul Supriyo and yesteryears actress Moon Moon Sen but will also be a prestige battle between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee who have taken this on their ego to win. 

A total of 16,14,917 voters will cast their votes to choose their candidates in Asansol. The main fight in Asansol is expected between two major political parties BJP's Babul Supriyo and TMC's MoonMoon sen. However, a total of 10 candidates from different political parties are contesting in this election from the region.

5 per cent of the 1860 booths will be covered by central forces and 50 wheelchairs would be available for the physically challenged voters. There are a total of 526 sensitive booths out of which 188 of them are highly sensitive ones, say sources.

Even women journalists were not spared by the alleged goons of the Trinamool.