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Tripura Bye Election: Appeal to voters

An appeal about monitoring mechanism according to the order of the Election Commission of India (ECI) communicated vide No 76/Instructions/EEPS/2015/Vol-II dated May 29, 2015 has been announced by the Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Tripura for the benefit of the voters The Appeal is as follows

As per section 171 B of Indian Penal Code, any person giving or accepting any gratification in cash or kind during election process, with a view to inducing the person to exercise his electoral right is punishable with imprisonment up to one year or with fine or with both Further, as per section 171 C of Indian Penal Code, any person who threatens any candidate or elector, or any other person, with injury or any kind, is punishable with imprisonment up to one year or with fine or both.

Flying Squads have been formed to register cases against both the giver and the taker of bribe and for taking action against those who arranged threat and intimidation of electors.

All the Citizens are hereby requested to refrain from taking any bribe or cases of threat/intimidation of electors, in such cases he should inform on the toll free number 1077, of the 24*7 Complaint Monitoring Cell of the district, set up for receiving the complaints.

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