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Tripura Village Council Elections: Petition Filed In The High Court

The village council election has been delayed by two years. Elections were not organized in the first week of last November despite the order of the High Court. 

Tipra Motha has already knocked the door of high court regarding this matter. 

Finally, the MLA Brishaketu Debbarma and lawyer Antony Debbarma a petition on Wednesday in the High Court regarding the village council elections.

The case came up in the division bench of the high court on Wednesday. Advocate Antony Debbarma said they informed the court that two PILs had been filed earlier regarding the election of the village council. At the same time, the court was informed that the order of the High Court to hold elections in the first week of November 2022 was not implemented. 

“A contempt of court case has been filed in this case. Assembly elections have already been held in the state. However, no notification has been issued regarding the village council elections” He said.

“In this case, after hearing the speech, the Chief Justice said that it fell into the democratic process. Even though the last two years have passed, the village Council has not been elected yet. He ordered the Advocate General to show reasons by April 13” Lawyer Antony Debbarma said.

He also said that the court has also been informed about the inclusion of the names of Bru refugees in the electoral roll. At the same time there is no town committee in TTAADC. 

 In this situation, the court accepted their PIL and gave time to the Election Commission and the state government before taking a final decision. They will hear the case again after April 13.

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