Guwahati, April 20 -- With the first phase of polling marred by incidents of violence in parts of Manipur, the Congress party has demanded re-polling in 47 polling stations in all booths of Inner Manipur constituency and some in Outer Manipur constituency, the two parliamentary seats in the state, on Friday.

The second phase of polling for the remaining areas in Outer Manipur will be held on April 26.

"We have complained to the Election Commission of India, Chief Electoral Officer of Manipur and also the concerned presiding officers over the malpractice and severe rigging," state Congress president Keisham Meghachandra Singh told media persons on Friday.

"We wrote a complaint for repolling in 36 polling stations in Inner Manipur and 11...