New Delhi, Apr. 8 ANI | 8 months ago

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday postponed the Lok Sabha polls for Mizoram till April 11.

The state was to have polls tomorrow.

Meanwhile, a 72 hour-long shutdown is on for the second day today in the state.

The shutdown is in protest against Bru polling in six refugee camps in Tripura and to urge the Election Commission not to count Bru votes that have been polled via postal ballot.

Tripura saw the parliamentary constituency of West Tripura going for polls yesterday.

There were 26 critical polling stations which were identified and arrangements were made accordingly. The commission sent seven observes. 658 non bailable warrants were served on different people as part of preventive actions. 490 persons were bound down under various provisions of CrPC. 5021 litres of liquor were seized. Cash were also seized including Bangladeshi currency (takas).

(Posted on 08-04-2014)

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