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Dy election commissioner to visit Tripura on Sunday

Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain would visit Tripura on Sunday to review poll-preparedness, state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said Friday.

Elections for the two Lok Sabha seats of Tripura would be held on April 11 and 18.

Jain would hold meetings with officials of the state election department and top police officers.

“If time permits, he would also meet representatives of political parties,” Taranikanti told PTI.

Asked about the requirement of central forces for the election, the CEO said, “We are not divulging now our demand for central security forces and how much we are getting from the Centre. May be we would be able to let you know it after a few days.”

He said adequate number of forces would be deployed in the state and some of them are scheduled to arrive here Friday.


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