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Tripura municipalities to go for by-election on Dec 22

Agartala: The State Election Commission of Tripura is going to hold by-election to Municipalities across the state to fill up vacancies of the Urbal Local Bodies on December 22. The vacancies have arisen in 14 municipalities with 158 seats due to resignation, dissolutions and other reasons.

The nomination process will start from November 26 till December 4.

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