Oppn parties in Manipur complain against Cong

Political parties in Manipur, including BJP and the Left, on Monday got together against the state`s ruling Congress.

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2012, 21:26 PM IST

New Delhi: Political parties in Manipur, including BJP and the Left, on Monday got together against the state`s ruling Congress and complained to the Election Commission of alleged malpractices in the January 28 Assembly elections in the state and sought a repoll.
A delegation of the opposition parties met Chief Election
Commissioner SY Quraishi and two Election Commissioners VS
Sampath and HS Brahma here and handed over a memorandum
demanding a repoll in some areas.

They also sought rejection of all postal ballots received
in the state.

The opposition parties in Manipur are alleging a number of
cases of poll malpractices during the January 28 polls, which
include impersonation/proxy voting and postal ballot made in
bulk.

"We are demanding a repoll in all those areas where such
malpractices have taken place, especially in the two districts
of Bishnupur and Thoubal, where there has been massive misuse
of postal ballot," President of the Manipur People`s Party
Nimai Chand Luwang told a news agency.

PTI