06 - 12 - 2019

Election violence: CPM gives memorandum to police observer

Agartala, March 28,2019: CPM today handed over a memorandum to police observer appointed by Election Commission for  West Tripura Lok Sabha seat citing hooliganism and  obstruction  waged by BJP workers and miscreants.

In the memorandum they stated that Left Front candidate Sankar Prasad Datta and other CPM leaders, workers  were  attacked four times in last one week in various parts during  election campaign.

CPM in the memorandum demanded that all the miscreants involved in the incidents mentioned  in the FIRs should immediately  be brought to book. Besides all CPM offices in the state should be brought under the armed police security cover .

The memorandum also stated about stern vigilance should be made over the attempts of foul means to overpower  the voters by evil means and the attempts of rigging and intimidation of the voters  and polling agents of opposition parties should be strictly  put down in and around  the polling booths and also bike regiment should be strictly restricted.