Tripura Election Result 2023 Live Updates: Counting of votes is underway for 60 assembly seats in Tripura. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gitte Kirankumar Dinkarrao said that preparations for the counting of votes have been completed. After the initial trends, the situation will become clear after noon whether the BJP government will continue in the state or a new government will be formed. Voting was held in the state on February 16. Around 89.98 percent voters had exercised their franchise.
Tripura Election Result 2023 Live Updates…
According to exit polls, the current BJP alliance is expected to get 45 per cent votes, which is six per cent less than in the last assembly elections in 2018. However, the BJP alliance in the state enjoys a 13 per cent vote share lead over its main rival, the Left-Congress alliance. The exit polls predicted a clear majority for the BJP alliance. Tipra Motha, led by Pradyot Bikram Manikya Debbarma, is expected to get 20 per cent votes.
What happened in 2018 Tripura election?
In the 2018 assembly elections, the BJP won 36 seats, while its ally IPFT won 18. The CPI(M)-led Left Front won 16 seats, while the Congress did not get a single seat.
The fate of 259 candidates of the state will be decided today
The fate of 259 candidates of the state will be decided in a while. Chief Minister Manik Saha has contested from Town Bardovali constituency, while Union Minister Pratima Bhowmick has contested from Dhanpur constituency in Sipahijala district. CPI(M) state secretary Jitendra Chowdhary was in the fray from Sabroom seat. For the first time, the Left Front has forged an alliance with the Congress in the assembly elections.
Security arrangements chalked out for counting
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC are in force across the state from 6 pm on March 1 till 6 am on March 3. Around 25,000 security forces have been deployed in the state. CRPF and state police are on duty to check the law and order situation. Policemen in plain uniform are monitoring the counting process.
Separate entry and exit points have been made to identify the identity of all persons. A separate area has been provided for supporters of different political parties. Police picketing has been made near the offices of all political parties including in sensitive and sensitive areas. 30 patrol vehicles are present to supervise and monitor the process.