A total of eight people have been arrested in connection with the incident, Police added. The deceased's brother Samiran Dolui demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry in the case.
Electorates, including men, women and the first-time voters, reached polling stations well before voting began at 7 a.m.
In her three page letter, Mamata Banerjee stated that it was time for all the Opposition parties to come together to repel the BJP's attack on democracy and the Constitution.
The Trinamool Congress is projected to win Bengal with a vote share of 42.1 per cent, a marginal swing away of 2.8 per cent
"We are being called 'tourists', fun is being made of us, we are being insulted. Didi, people of Rabindranath's Bengal don't consider anybody outsider," Modi added.
Veteran TMC MP Sisir Adhikari - father of Suvendu Adhikari - joined the BJP at Egra on Sunday in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and other senior leaders of the party.
Earlier in the day, Adhikari had asserted that his son Suvendu, locked in a fierce battle with Chief Minister and TMC boss Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram, will bag the seat at ease.
"No other government in the world has been able to do as much work as ours. Their (BJP) prime minister cannot run the country, totally incompetent," she said.
Banerjee was injured on March 10 following which she was admitted to SSKM hospital in Kolkata.
The TMC had announced it will release its manifesto on March 9 but later decided to postpone it to March 11 due to the Kolkata fire incident which claimed nine lives.
"The country is facing an unprecedented situation today. The strength of democracy lies in the strength of the institutions of democracy. All these institutions including the judiciary have become weak now," said Sinha, right after joining TMC.
Prominent faces among the Congress star campaigners are Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
The TMC has made allegations against Suvendu Adhikari, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Nandigram in the upcoming state Assembly polls.
The chief minister is at present undergoing treatment at the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata with injury to her left leg, waist, shoulder and neck, according to doctors.
In a directive to the state chief secretary, the EC said DGP Virendra "should not be given any post which directly or indirectly relates to conduct of election."
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