Kohima, 15 April (MTNews): Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) on Monday lodged a formal complaint with the Chief Election Officer (CEO) of Nagaland over reports of booth capturing plans by supporters of the NDPP-BJP alliance on the polling day, 19 April 2024, during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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Nagaland Congress General Secretary Moa Imchen and AICC in-charge of Nagaland, Girish Chodankar, submitted the complaint letter to Nagaland CEO on Monday (Photo: X @INCNagaland)

In a complaint letter to the CEO, NPCC General Secretary Moa Imchen stated that there are reports of NDPP-BJP supporters preparing for booth capturing under 1 Dimapur-I, 2 Dimapur-II, 3 Dimapur-III, 4 Ghaspani-I, 5 Ghaspani-II, 9 Kohima Town, 11 Northern Angami-II, 19 Phek, 20 Meluri, 37 Tyui, 38 Wokha, and 29 Jangpetkong assembly constituencies.

NPCC urged the election authorities to “do the needful on the polling day” and ensure free and fair elections in Nagaland.

‘Confident INDIA will win’
Meanwhile, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Nagaland, Manipur, Sikkim, and Tripura, Girish Chodankar, while addressing a press meet at Congress Bhavan in Kohima on Monday, expressed confidence that the INDIA bloc would form the government at the center.

He announced that the Congress candidate Supongmeren Jamir, who is also the NPCC president, would get a Cabinet berth in Delhi, recognizing his hard work in reviving the party and organizing Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, which was well-received by the people.

Chodankar also said the ensuing election is about saving the future of India and safeguarding the constitution.

Expressing apprehension over booth capturing on the polling day by the ruling government in the state, the Congress leader said the Party has met the Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland and will also intimate the election commission and the entire machinery to ensure a free and fair election.

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