Polling for Tripura ADC underway amid tight security

Adequate security arrangements have been made for elections to 30-member Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) which is underway in Tripura. A total of 157 candidates are in the fray for the autonomous council elections -14 from the BJP, 28 from the Left Front, 28 from the Congress, 17 from the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), and four from the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT).A total of 8,65,041 voters, including 4,36,548 males and 4,28,490 females, are eligible to cast their votes at 1,244 polling stations set up in 1,060 places across the tribal council areas.