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IPFT cancels 12-hrs-strike

IPFT cancels 12-hrs-strike

IPFT assistant general secretary Mangal Debbarma in a press conference few days ago said IPFT going to organise a strike on Dec 5 their demands also included holding of byelection in village councils under ADC.

In a press conference, party spokesman Mangal Debbarma declared the party’s decision after meeting with Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb early in the day.

“We have decided to postpone December 5 ADC strike following a meeting with the Chief Minister. The bandh will not be observed tomorrow”, he told the media persons at Agartala press club tonight.

Debbarma said they had a meeting with the Chief Minister and discussed some issues related to by-election in Village Committees and speedy implementation of the recommendations of the Modality Committee.

He alleged that State Election Commission (SEC) has not taken any initative to conduct by-poll in over 1,500 village committee seats, which fell vacant following the resignation of the elected members after the BJP-IPFT government came to power in March this year.

On today evening IPFT cancels their 12 hrs strike.


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