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LS Election : Left ahead in Election Campaigning in compare to other parties in Tripura
TIWN March 20, 2019
LS Election : Left ahead in Election Campaigning in compare to other parties in Tripura
PHOTO : CPI-M MP Shankar Prasad Datta in door to door campaigning at Agartala. TIWN Pic March 20

AGARTALA, March 20 (TIWN): CPI-M MP Shankar Prasad Dutta who had submitted nomination for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election on yesterday, is now totally focused on to gain votes by door to door election campaining. MP Shankar Prasad Dutta is the nominated sitting MP of West Tripura. Even though other parties are campaigning for Lok Sabha election, but major parties as Congress, BJP yet to announce candidates. As a result, Left is proceeding in more systematic manner than others. In East Tripura (ST reserved seat) also CPI-M has its nominated MP Jitendra Chaudhury. With this the party has become first party to submit nomination whereas BJP, IPFT, Congress, INPT have not yet submitted nominations. BJP and Congress yet to announce candidates names. The election in Tripura will be conducted in two phases and here are the phasewise details given by CEO.First Phase Election will be conducted on April 11, 2019.For the First Phase date of notification has been started 18th March and last date of nomination will be 25th of March. Scrutiny will be held on the next day. Last date of withdrawal is 28th March. Second Phase Election will be conducted on April 18, 2019.

For the Second Phase date of notification will be 19 March and last date of nomination will be 26th of March.  Scrutiny will be held on the next day 27th March. Last date of withdrawal is 29th March. Counting will be held together on 23rd May along with whole nation. 25, 98, 290 voters are in Tripura.

On April 11 and April 18 the election to be conducted in two parts.

The Election Commission on Tuesday issued a notification for the second phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for another 97 constituencies across 13 states and Union Territories including East Tripura (ST reserved) seat.

Scrutiny will be held on the next day 27th March. Last date of withdrawal is 29th March.
Voting in the second phase will take place on April 18, said the notification, which comes a day after the poll panel notified the first phase covering 91 constituencies.

The Lok Sabha has 543 elected seats and the polls will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The results would be declared on May 23.

According to the EC notification, nominations for the second phase would be accepted till March 26, while March 29 is the last date for withdrawal of candidature. 

While all 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu will go to the polls on April 18, the other states where voting will take place in this phase include Karnataka (14 seats), Maharashtra (10), Uttar Pradesh (8), Assam (5), Bihar (5), Odisha (5), Chhattisgarh (3), West Bengal (3), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Manipur (1), Tripura (1) and Puducherry (1).

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