Tripura by-surveys: Political savagery greatest concern, CEO told

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Agartala: Tripura by-surveys: Political savagery greatest concern, CEO told ,Expressing concern over past election-related violence, all major opposition parties in Tripura have appealed to the Chief Electoral Officer of the State Election Commission to ensure that the upcoming by-elections are held amid tight security. Go.

On Friday, leaders of all major political parties attended a meeting convened by the Chief Electoral Officer as part of the election process, and almost all opposition parties expressed concern over election-related violence.
Speaking on the issue, CEO Kiran Gutti said, “All the recognized political parties met today as per tradition. We have discussed with the leaders of different political parties and asked them to make all necessary efforts accordingly. Has been assured so that none of their grievances will be removed.

CPI-M Tripura State Committee has submitted an 11-point charter of demands to the Chief Electoral Officer for smooth conduct of by-elections in four Assembly constituencies.
Key demands included adequate security arrangements for candidates, strong rooms and other deployments of Central paramilitary forces to prevent any manipulation. CPI-M has also requested the CEO to ensure webcasting in 100 per cent polling stations so that any act of booth jamming or rigging can be neutralized.
“We have seen our leaders being attacked during the election campaign. In the last few elections, polling agents of the opposition parties have been forcibly removed from the polling booths. All elections after 2018 are a ridiculous exercise by the ruling party. I have changed and the terrorists on their motorbikes continue to intimidate the voters going to the brigade polling booth. It should not be repeated. Will not repeat, ”said Ratan Das, District Secretary, CPI-M West Tripura.
In addition, the party has demanded that the Model Code of Conduct be extended to the entire West Tripura district and that all outsiders living in the constituencies be strictly instructed to Get out of here before the election.

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