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185 including 62 independent submitted nomination for Tripura ADC poll

Agartala: As many as 185 contestants have submitted their nomination for elections to the 28-member Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (ADC) to be held on April 6, which will be scrutinised on March 15 while the last date of withdrawal has been fixed on March 17 next.

According to reports, last moment seat sharing deal between ruling BJP and IPFT has made a large number of local level leaders of both the parties unhappy and as many as 62 such leaders have submitted nominations as independent candidates defying the decisions of their respective parties.

Apart from these, opposition CPI-M, Congress and TIPRA have also fielded candidates for the elections.

Several reports of pre-poll violence between IPFT and TIPRA and IPFT and BJP have been received from several locations of Dhalai and Gomati districts in the last three days.


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