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Former CM Manik Sarkar slams BJP for attacking Left Front polling agents in poll bound Tripura


By TC News Desk

Agartala: February 16.  Former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday has alleged that BJP backed miscreants have allegedly attacked polling agent of Left Front in many places under Dhanpur Assembly Constituency and claimed that voters are now protesting after they were stopped to cast their vote.

After casting vote in Agartala, Former Chief Minister Sarkar said he has received information that at Bhabanipur, Nidaya, KK Nagar, Nirbhoypur under Dhanpur Assembly Constituency polling agents of Left Front were not allowed to enter in the polling stations and whoever has entered, has came under attack and throw them outside the polling stations.

“Voters started mobilizing. In many places, BJP backed miscreants tried to prevent the voters. From Agartala we have immediately informed Chief Electoral Officer and said he is taking up the matter. We tried to contact the Additional Returning Officer (AROs) but unable to connect him but at the same time another AROs said they can’t handle such small things as he is in strong room. So the point is at morning why he is in strong room in morning”, alleged Sarkar.

He said that wherever voters are facing obstacle, are protesting and blockading roads, chanting slogs.

“In parts of Udaipur, Belonia such incidents are taking place. But this all are proving again that BJP is scared and people will not allow such thing time”, he added.

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