Panchayat poll in Sabroom held peacefully
Agartala : By Our Correspondent
The three-tier panchayat poll in Sabroom was concluded peacefully on Tuesday, barring few incidents of clashes.
A total of 76% polling was done till 3 PM, said Returning Officer – Goutam Choudhury.
MLA Rita Kar said that the voters cast their votes in a festive mood. No complaints of violence have been registered.
The by-poll in Sabroom Nagar Panchayat was also concluded in peaceful manner with record of 89.50% of vote casting.
On the other hand, Trinamool Congress leader Shankar Roy complained of excessive rigging of votes in seat number 4 of ward no. 2 of West Harina Panchayat. He also alleged that Bishu Majumder, candidate of Trinamool Congress party stood from this seat was injured in a clash with the CPI (M) candidates.
A specific complaint was lodged with Sabroom Police Station.
Congress leader Tapash Lodh also raised allegation of embezzlement in seat number 1 and 2 of Vivekananda Pally Panchayat.