The Election Commission of India (ECI) has sought a report on Wednesday’s conflict between the supporters of two political events in West Tripura, the sources mentioned.
According to the sources, the ECI has sought this report from the Director General of Police (DGP) and Chief Secretary of the Jirania sub-division by 3 pm on Friday.
“ECI seeks a report on the incident of a clash among supporters of two political parties at Jirania Sub-Division (West Tripura) on 18th January from DGP and Chief Secretary by 3 pm,” the sources mentioned.
Reportedly, the alleged assault occurred virtually half an hour after the ECI introduced the Assembly election dates within the three Northeastern states.
The Election Commission on Wednesday introduced the schedule for Assembly elections to Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland to be held in February-March this 12 months. The outcomes of all three states will likely be declared on March 2, 2023.
“Voting for Assembly elections in Tripura will be held in a single phase on February 16 and in Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27. The results will be declared on March 2,” Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar mentioned throughout a press convention.
The CEC mentioned that the phrases of the poll-bound states of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura are coming to an finish on March 12, 15, and 22 respectively.
“The term of Assemblies of respective states in Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura are respectively due to expire on March 12, 15, and 22. The 3 states have 60 Assembly constituencies each,” the CEC mentioned.
Detailing the variety of voters within the poll-bound states, Mr Kumar mentioned, “There are more than 62.8 lakh electors combined in Nagaland, Meghalaya & Tripura including – 31.47 lakh female electors, 97,000 80+ voters, and 31,700 PwD voters. Over 1.76 lakh first-time voters to participate in the elections in 3 states.”
He additionally knowledgeable that there will likely be some polling stations managed utterly by PwDs and girls workers. Women will likely be in command in 376 PS throughout Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura.
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