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Tripura Panchayat Election : Training on Vote Counting begins for 31st July, 86% seats uncontested victory for BJP, Opposition alleged ‘Murder of Democracy’
TIWN July 24, 2019
Tripura Panchayat Election : Training on Vote Counting begins for 31st July, 86% seats uncontested victory for BJP, Opposition alleged ‘Murder of Democracy’
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AGARTALA, July 24 (TIWN): Tripura Panchayat Election to be conducted on July 27 and counting on July 31. When opposition has alleged intimidation and murder of democracy alleging opposition candidates were bound to withdraw nominations, BJP said, CPI-M and Congress are unable to accept defeats. However, today training for vote counting has been started and in many places trainings were given including Khowai. Amid controversies, oppositions’ protests and allegations of poll manipulation, preparations for Panchayat Election continues undisrupted.

Just like 2018, September where BJP won 96% seats uncontested, this time BJP is all set to win the upcoming Election with 86% uncontested seats. This time, at first 82% seats were won by BJP as 18% seats were left without nomination submission by the opposition parties. However, many have withdrawn nominations after submission and thus total 5,652 seats are in grip of BJP out of 6646 seats including Panchayat, Jila Parishad and Samitis. Opposition parties have alleged, their candidates were bound to give up nominations and rest could not submit nominations in BJP’s pressures and attacks. Centering the election, however, various clashes erupted between ruling and the opposition parties.

Only 3 days left for Panchayat Election date.

In 591 villages total Panchayat seat numbers are 6111. Out of those seats, 5728 seats have been won by BJP. Panchayat election will be conducted on 27th July and vote counting will be held on 31stJuly.

In 35 Panchayat Samitis seat numbers are 419. BJP has won uncontested 337 seats.

In Jila Parishad in 37 seats BJP is going to win uncontested out of 116 seats.

CPI-M, Congress and few more regional parties have alleged that they were forced, prevented from submitting nominations in 82% seats and then successfully forcing more 4% to withdraw nominations.

 
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