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82% Voting in Tripura a Farce : 100% illegal booth capturing snatched Voting Rights amid Tears
TIWN April 13, 2019
82% Voting in Tripura a Farce :  100% illegal booth capturing snatched Voting Rights amid Tears
PHOTO : A voter crying after she was not allowed to cast votes. TIWN Pic April 11, 2019

AGARTALA, April 13 (TIWN): Tears and cries were seen in viral videos after voters could not cast their votes due to open rigging across west Tripura.

CPI-M and Congress  both have complained to the Central Election Commission against the illegal voting process, demanding re-polling and also removal of CEO Sriam Taranikanti and DGP A K Sukla.

With viral proves, evidences State Tripura is reeling under shocks as lakhs of voters could not cast their votes, polling agents were removed from booths, beaten. Over hundreds of people were injured, hospitalized. In front of police, security forces, electoral officers opposition polling agents were removed from the booths, but State Election Commissioner Sriram Taranikanti so far stayed muted and police under DGP A K Shukla has proven nothing but a puppet of BJP. Since yesterday the violence started across towns and villages today in front of presiding officers the booths were captured, polling agents were beaten before  CCTV camera.

 Infact, BJP supporters alleged that they were asked to press on the No-1 button which is lotus. Before the election, Pratima Bhowmik already said, “My BJP supporters will become booth’s Chowkidars and Jamanat-Jabd of the opposition will be made sure”. Chief Minister Biplab Deb also in open public gathering declared that he will teach a lesson to the opposition in this election. Even after telling the Election Commission again and again, CEO Sriram Taranikanti has failed to control the law and order and allowed the so called “Chowkidars” to capture booths.

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