BJP's Roopa Ganguly gets bail in assault case

roopa-ganguly-pti Roopa is famous for playing the role of Draupadi in TV serial 'Mahabharat' | PTI

BJP star candidate Roopa Ganguly on Friday was granted bail by a West Bengal court in an assault case after she surrendered.

Contesting the assembly polls from Howrah North, a case was initiated against her for allegedly assaulting a female Trinamool Congress supporter during the fourth phase of polling on April 25.

Ganguly, who is famous for playing the role of Draupadi in TV serial Mahabharat, surrendered before a court in Howrah which granted her bail.

Upon receiving complaints of rampant booth jamming and voter intimidation, Ganguly had on April 25 had gone to a booth in her constituency where she was faced with angry protests by Trinamool supporters who accused her disrupting the polling process.

A heated argument ensued and subsequently Soma Das, a Trinamool supporter had accused Ganguly of "assaulting, and preventing her for casting her vote".

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