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Red Brigade floods on Tripura roads : CPI-M East Tripura sitting MP Jitendra Chaudhury submits nomination for Lok Sabha Election 2019 amid mass-gathered support
TIWN March 22, 2019
Red Brigade floods on Tripura roads : CPI-M East Tripura sitting MP Jitendra Chaudhury submits nomination for Lok Sabha Election 2019 amid mass-gathered support
PHOTO : MP Jitendra Chaudhury submitted nomination for Lok Sabha election. CPI-M Pic.

AGARTALA, March 22 (TIWN): CPI-M’s one of the most popular leaders, indigenous wing Gana-Mukti-Parishad chief, sitting MP Jitendra Chaudhury has submitted nomination for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election amid massive gathering of Left supporters. In Ambassa town a huge rally was conducted supporting the MP regardless people from all communities. Jitendra Chaudhury is the most powerful leader from the East Tripura constituency among all parties, whose winning possibility is high according to the survey. Chaudhury said this election will be not a winning of Left only, but will be the victory of democracy. CPI-M’s West Tripura candidate is sitting MP Shankar Prasad Datta. Tripura election will be held in two phases April-11 and April 18 and along with the country, the result out is on May 23.Jitendra Choudhury is a member of the Communist Party of India and has won the Indian general elections, 2014 from the Tripura East. At the 22nd Communist Party Congress in 2018, he was elected as a member of the central committee.

On March 19, the Election Commission issued  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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