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Tripura boosts security measures to ensure smooth polling in third phase

Security has been increased for peaceful polling in East Tripura constituency today, as part of the third phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Elections for the West Tripura seat were held in the first phase on April 11 but Opposition parties had demand fresh polls amid allegations of booth capturing and violence.

A keen contest is on the cards with sitting CPM MP Jitendra Chaudhury up against BJP’s Rebati Tripura and Congress’ Pragya Deb Burman, and NC Debbarma of IPFT, a coalition partner of ruling the BJP.

Six other candidates are also in the fray.

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