NEW DELHI, Feb. 27, 2023 (TBINN)
Today Congress petitioned the Election Commission, seeking a re-poll in some polling booths of two Assembly seats of Nagaland, citing reports of alleged booth capturing by certain individuals.
In a letter to the Election Commission, A.I.C.C. in-charge of Nagaland Ajoy Kumar referred to reports in a section of media about alleged booth capturing and tampering of E.V.M.s in Aolengden and Tizit Assembly constituencies.
The issue relates to polling booths being captured by certain individuals; polling agents being forced to vacate their station; and voters being blocked from casting their votes in the respective polling booths in (a) 26 Assembly Constituency – Aolengden and post poll EVMs being tampered in (b) 41 Assembly Constituency – Tizit, during the ongoing day of polling of the Legislative Assembly Elections in Nagaland, Kumar said in the letter.