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New Delhi: A delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs will call on the Election Commission of India Thursday to submit a memorandum in connection with the recent incidents of violence in Tripura, the party said in a statement.

The state is set to vote in by-polls to four assembly segments — Agartala, Town Bardowali, Surma and Jubarajnagar — on June 23.

The Trinamool Congress, which has no electoral presence in the state, is contesting all the four seats and its candidates have started campaigning.

The six-MP TMC delegation which will meet the ECI on Thursday comprises Saugata Roy, Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Jawhar Sircar, Pratima Mondal, Luizinho Faleiro and Nusrat Jahan Ruhi.

“A six-MP delegation of AITC will visit the Election Commission of India today at 3.30 PM to submit a deputation in connection with the horrific violence in Tripura unleashed by BJP-sponsored goons,” the party said in its statement.

The delegation will brief the media after the meeting.

The state has witnessed incidents of clashes and violence over the past few days.

Also read: BJP’s ‘terror squad’ having a field day in Tripura, alleges TMC’s Sushmita Dev



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