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Tripura Panchayat Election : BJP wins 82% seats uncontested, Oppositions alleged intimidation
TIWN July 10, 2019
Tripura Panchayat Election : BJP wins 82% seats uncontested, Oppositions alleged intimidation
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AGARTALA, July 10 (TIWN): BJP has won 82% seats uncontested in the Panchayat election and opposition parties failed to submit nominations beyond 18%. CPI-M, Congress and few more regional parties have alleged that they were forced, prevented from submitting nominations in 82% seats. CPI-M also staged a protest after nomination submission date was expired, voicing against BJP led alleged violence. The party brought allegation that the candidates were injured, prevented from submitting nominations and in few areas in front of BDO or his office nomination papers were snatched. Clash between ruling and opposition parties have been reported in Tripura centering upcoming Panchayat Election on July 27.In massive violence in Dharmanagar nobody was arrested even though 3 persons are left seriously injured from BJP Party. CPI-M and Congress supporters were also injured in other places.However, nomination submission has been completed on Monday and now only 16 days left for Panchayat election.

Last date of withdrawal of candidates is 11th July and vote counting will be held on 31stJuly.

Total numbers of Gram Panchayat seats are 6111 and Panchayat samiti 419 seats and 116 seats in Zilla Parishad.DMs will lead the districts as District Election Officers. Total numbers of voters 1203070. Numbers of male voters are 616893 and female voters 586176.Total 2623 polling stations will be set across 8 districts.

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