Agartala, April 18 -- Polling preparations are in full swing in Tripura for the upcoming West Parliamentary Constituency poll and the by-election in the 7-Ramnagar Assembly Constituency slated for April 19.

More than 10,000 polling personnel, accompanied by police personnel, have begun transporting Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to their assigned polling stations.

The dispatch and receiving centre for EVMs has been set up at Umakanta Academy in Agartala. Dr. Vishal Kumar, the Returning Officer for the West Parliamentary Constituency, informed reporters that the dispatched EVMs will cover 8 Assembly segments, with designated centres across Sepahijala, Gomati, and South Districts.

"All polling personnel have gathered at Umakanta Acade...