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By Election : Total 71 polling stations in Badhaghat-14
TIWN Aug 26, 2019
By Election : Total 71 polling stations in Badhaghat-14
PHOTO : CEO Sriram Taranikanti addressing media. TIWN Pic Aug 26, 2019

AGARTALA, Aug 26 (TIWN): CEO Sriram Taranikanti has announced that total 71 polling stations will be in the Badharghat 14 constituency. VVPATs will be used like normal elections.

Preparations for the election has been started by State Election commission for the vacated seat in Badharghat.

The by-election for the 14-Badharghat Legislative Assembly constituency (SC) will be held on September 23.The seat had become vacant after the demise of BJP MLA Dilip Sarkar.

Along with Tripura, by-polls will be held for the Hamirpur seat in Uttar Pradesh, Dantewada in Chhattisgarh and Pala in Kerala on September 23. The counting of votes will be held on September 27.Nominations can be submitted from August 28 till September 4. The scrutiny of the nominations will be held on September 4. The last date for withdrawing nominations has been scheduled for September 7. Model code of conduct has come in effect in 14-Badhaghat constituency. The senior Tripura BJP leader and five-time MLA Dilip Sarkar died on April 1 at a private hospital in Delhi after prolonged illness. With the announcement of the election schedule, a model code of conduct has come in effect in these constituencies. 

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