Polling underway for 59 seats of 60-member assembly in Tripura

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New Delhi: Polling has begun for Assembly elections in Tripura. Voting, which started at seven in the morning, will end at 4 PM.

‘States can consider indirect sale or home delivery’: SC refuses to ban liquor sale amid coronavirus lockdownPolling is taking place for 59 seats, out of a total of 60 constituencies. Polling for Charilam seat has been postponed until the 12th of next month following the death of a candidate.

‘States can consider indirect sale or home delivery’: SC refuses to ban liquor sale amid coronavirus lockdownA total of 292 candidates including 20 women are in the fray. Out of a total of 3,174 polling stations, 47 are being handled by all-women poll staff.

‘States can consider indirect sale or home delivery’: SC refuses to ban liquor sale amid coronavirus lockdown

Webcasting of polling is being done from almost all polling booths so that Election Commission officials could monitor the process.

‘States can consider indirect sale or home delivery’: SC refuses to ban liquor sale amid coronavirus lockdownDirector General of Police AK Shukla has said that adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections. He also said that the Indo-Bangla border has been sealed to prevent any trans-border movement.

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