Last Updated: February 13, 2023, 23:31 IST
A 3-member delegation of CPI-M led by its basic secretary Sitaram Yechury met the Election Commission right here on Monday and informed the ballot panel that violence could happen in Tripura through the February 16 meeting elections.
The CPI-M delegation additionally comprising Politburo member Nilotpal Basu and Central Secretariat member Muralidharan stated that such fears come up from the truth that a big quantity of bikes have been imported into Tripura just lately.
“Gangs using these bikes, it’s apprehended, will try to terrorise and instill worry by the ruling BJP amongst voters belonging to opposition events. Other strategies of intimidation had been additionally getting used to affect voters.
“Under these circumstances, the delegation impressed upon the Election Commission to take confidence constructing measures together with however not restricted to flag marches not solely on foremost roads but in addition within the interiors,” the party said in a statement.
The delegation was assured by the EC that it will take all steps required to ensure that a free and fair poll is conducted in a peaceful and conducive atmosphere, the CPI-M said.
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