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Arunachal: Apang demands re-poll in Singging village

“Apang has submitted a representation to CEO and Adl CEO demanding  re-poll at Singging polling station.


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The polling in Singging village under Tuting-Yingkiong Assembly constituency was not conducted ‘democratically and properly’, alleged  Janata Dal (Secular) candidate and former Chief Minister Gegong Apang and demanded re-pollin Singging village.

Apang on Saturday met Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Kaling Tayeng and Additional CEO Kanki Darang here alongwith his party president Rokom Apang and others and submitted a letter in this regard.

“ I am to you inform you that polling at Singging village under Tuting-Yingkiong Assembly constituency was not conducted democratically and properly. The polling was conducted under the great threat by BJP workers. I request you to take immediate action and give immediate order for re-poll at Singging village for safe, free and fair election,” the former Chief Minister wrote in his letter.

While talking to the media outside Nirvachan Bhawan, Apang said that he had requested the District Returning Officer (DRO) of Upper Siang district who then ordered Assistant RO Tuting-Yingkiong to investigate the matter but the investigation conducted was not satisfactory.

“Finding no alternative,  I have come here at office of CEO. I met CEO and Additional CEO. After this, only alternative left is to approach court,” Apang told reporters.

Meanwhile, Additional  CEO said, “Apang has submitted a representation demanding  re-poll at Singging polling station. We have forwarded his complaint to DEO Yingkiong. After getting report from the DEO we can go for further necessary action.”

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