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Two held for putting up posters with Mamata Banerjee's cartoon

Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 9:10pm IST | Agency: PTI

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Two persons were today arrested for allegedly putting up posters with caricatures of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Machlandapur in North 24 Parganas, police said.

Posters with cartoons of the Chief Minister were found in the area following which Trinamool Congress leader and Minister for Food & Supplies Jyotirpriya Mallick lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against unknown persons, they said. 

Mallick alleged the two were SFI activists. The duo surrendered at the Machlandapur Outpost, accepting that the poster campaign against Banerjee was their brainchild, police said. "We have arrested them and are looking into the matter," a police official said.

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