Ahead of Tripura by-elections to the two Assembly seats, a three-member team from the Election Commission of India (ECI) held a series of meetings with Tripura officials on Monday to review the preparations for by-polls.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has frozen the electoral roll of Assam after the publication of the final order for delimitation of Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies in Assam on August 11.
Amid ongoing discussions among the opposition CPI-M, Congress, and TIPRA Motha regarding support to the already declared CPI-M candidates for the upcoming by-polls in Dhanpur and Boxanagar assembly constituencies, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has officially revealed its nominees.
Congress Lok Sabha MP Abdul Khaleque on Tuesday said that the draft proposal for delimitation in Assam must be scrapped. He said that the draft proposal for delimitation has been done in a ‘haste and with an ulterior motive to marginalise certain sections of the society’.
A delegation of 11 political parties from Assam, headed by Congress, on Friday staged a sit-in protest in front of the office of Election Commission of India (ECI) after they were not allowed to meet the Chief Election Commissioner.