Agartala | Nov 02, 2018:
Tripura might witness yet another by-election and this time it will be held in 13 Municipal Councils and Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC).
Draft voters’ list for the proposed by-election was published on Wednesday paving the way for preparation of final electoral rolls.
As per the draft electoral rolls, total voters are 1, 69,995 for 158 poll-bound seats of urban bodies.
According to sources, claims and objections could be submitted till November 16 and hearing will likely be conducted on November 12 while final electoral rolls are expected to be published on November 16.
Out of total urban bodies, 10 Municipal Councils will go for complete by-election while four urban bodies including AMC will witness partial by-elections, sources said.
Once the revision of electoral rolls is completed, the state election commission will declare the by-election schedule in consultation with the state government.
It is likely that the by-election will be held in first quarters of next month.