Pre-poll violence rock Karbi Anglong as campaign ends

Source : NETV
Howraghat, Jan 2

Pre-poll violence has marred the electioneering in Karbi Hills after supporters of the Congress attacked an election office of PAPA on Sunday, two days ahead of the polls on January 4.
The incidents of pre-poll violence continue in Karbi Anglong district as clashes between Congress and PAPA activists occur frequently in the district. In the Langfer constituency, the Congress and the Papa are pitting against each other. District Congress president Sumo Ronghang has been fighting the poll against UPDS political secretary Wojar Mukrong, who is backed by PAPA. After the PAPA supporters attacked several Congress vehicles on Friday and Saturday, the Congress activists attacked a PAPA office at Longsekjan on Sunday night. Several PAPA activists were also injured in the attack.
The PAPA candidate has filed a case against the Congress in the Bokoliaghat police station in this regard.
The campaigning for the poll ended on Monday. The poll is scheduled for January 4.

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