The general election to form the 13th Tripura Legislative Assembly will be held on February 16, 2023.
The Election Commission of India today announced the schedule for the state assembly elections in New Delhi.
In the evening, Chief Election Officer Kiran Gitye briefed the journalists on various issues related to the elections in the state.
Polling will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2023 as per the schedule announced by the Election Commission. The official notification of polling will be issued on Saturday, January 21, 2023. The process of submission of nomination papers will continue till January 30, 2023. Nomination papers will be examined on 31st January, 2023. The date of withdrawal of nomination papers is 2nd February, 2023. Votes will be counted on March 2.
In the press conference, Chief Election Officer said,Voters above 80 years and disabled persons can exercise their right to vote from home. The Chief Election Officer also said that the model code of conduct has been launched today with the announcement of the Election Commission.
Accordingly, if any political party places its flags, festoons, banners, etc. on government property, it must be removed within 24 hours. All promotional decorations must be removed within 48 hours in case of public property and 72 hours in case of unauthorized private centers. Else the election office will take necessary action. No campaigning program can be done from 10 pm to 6 am.
A media committee has been formed in the state. Training of District Collectors, Returning Officers, Assistant Returning Officers and Police Officers has already been completed.