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Tripura: By-polls to four seats amid tight security on Thursday

Section- 144 imposed in 6- Agartala and 8- Town Bordowali Assembly constituencies, which will effect from 21st June 5 PM to 24th June 5 AM.

The by-election is to be held on June 23 in four Constituencies in Tripura.

All kinds of steps have been taken so that peaceful and uninterrupted election could be done.

The District Magistrate of West Tripura Debopriya Bardhan said it to reporters on Tuesday June 21 afternoon during a press conference.

West Tripura SP J Reddy, Returning officer of 6-Agartala constituency Sailesh Jadav and 8-Town Bardowali constituency’s returning officer, Asim Saha were present in the conference.

All polling centres will have impeccable safety arrangements to ensure peaceful uninterrupted voting.

Sufficient paramilitary forces are deployed to ensure safety of voters. 8 paramilitary commandos will be placed in all critical centres.

State police law & order division’s IG Arindam Nath said that voters can contact 112 toll-free number to lodge any kind of complaint during a press conference on Wednesday.

He also said that unimaginable security arrangements have been done centering the by-election.

25 companies of paramilitary forces and 5 companies of state armed forces have been deployed to ensure safety.

Besides, a sector magistrate and a police sector officer will also be present near polling booths.
IG Arindam Nath also said that arrangements of videography will be available in critical and most critical polling stations.

Micro observers will be monitoring each centre.

Search is going on in all hotels of four constituencies so that suspected persons can be identified. Special focus is given to Agartala.


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