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ADC Election Deferred: Tripura High Court Issues Notice To State Government

Tripura High Court issues notice to the state government regarding delay of Tripura Autonomous District Council election. Two advocates namely Mintu Debbarma and Tapan Debbarma filed a petition before the High Court regarding delay of TTAADC Election. They also demands immediate elections in TTAADC and in reference they mentioned about Bihar, BTC etc elections. Some Apu Debbarma is the petitioner in this case. Beside State Government High Court also issues notice to the Election Commission and TTAADC Administration. Next hearing of this case to be in January. Elections to the TTAADC were due in May following expiry of the tenure of the erstwhile elected executive committee on May 17. However, on March 26 it was deferred for an “indefinite” period in view of the pandemic. After the TTAADC tenure had expired, Governor Ramesh Bais appointed an administrator to run the tribal council. The TTAADC, home to tribals who form one third of the population, comprises two third of the state”s land and is spread over 7,132 sq km. It was constituted in 1987 under the sixth schedule of the Constitution. 

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