Hailakandi, April 16, 2019:
In the latest incident of pre-poll violence, a massive clash broke out between supporters of the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and Congress during an election campaign at Algapur in Hailakandi. The campaign rally was being addressed by the AIUDF chief Badaruddin Ajmal.
It was alleged by the Congress workers that the AIUDF has crossed the time limit of campaigning due to which they complained to the Flying Squad of the Election Commission. The team tried to stop the campaign which led to the clash between the Congress and the AIUDF workers.
The situation only came under control after the allotment of security forces into the area.
It may be mentioned that Hailakandi falls under the Karimganj Lok Sabha Constituency which will head