Of the 30 TTAADC seats, 28 are elected while two are nominated. A total of 865,041 voters, including 436,548 males and 428,490 women, are to cast their votes at 1,244 polling stations

By Priyanka Deb Barman

PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 09:08 AM IST

The Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council ( TTAADC) polls began on Tuesday amid tight security.

Polling started from 7am.

Adequate security arrangements for the polls have been made, as 26 companies of Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF), 3,435 police personnel, 5,684 Tripura State Rifles ( TSR) personnel, including 263 Home Guards, have been deployed to ensure free and fair elections.

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Of the 30 TTAADC seats, 28 are elected while two are nominated. A total of 865,041 voters, including 436,548 males and 428,490 women, are to cast their votes at 1,244 polling stations.

A total of 157 candidates from different political parties are in the fray.

If required, a re-poll will be conducted on April 7. Votes will be counted on April 10.

The election process will be completed on April 16.

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