IMPORTANT SUPREEM COURT UPDATE : SC today again directs to increase security for Tripura civic polls !
By Our Correspondent
Agartala, Updated: November 25, 2021, 06:38:15 AM
On Tripura civic polls issues, Supreem Court of India today again direct MHA to provide 2 additional companies of CAPF as early as possible to secure the polling booths so that polling can take place without disruptions today.
SC also direct Tripura DGP VS Yadab and Home Secretary Kumar Alok to review and inform MHA for necessary action. Any such request will be considered in light of assurance made by Solicitor General SG Mehta.
SC also direct SEC, DGP and Home Secretary to ensure that every booth is manned by sufficient strength of CAPF personnel. Necessary arrangements would also be made to re-deploy CAPF personnel to ensure safe collection of ballots and smooth declaration of results.
SC in its order today morning also says, compliance to the above order shall be filed by DGP and Home Secretary as early as possible.
The Top Court directs that print and electronic media be given unhindered access to cover the poll proceedings. Appex court says, let directions be issued to SEC and authorities to ensure compliance with this part of the order urgently. (Tripurainfo)