Bhopal, Nov 13: As Madhya Pradesh assembly elections are nearing, the residents of seven unauthorised colonies in Neemuch’s Baghana have threatened to boycott the polls.
They have pasted posters outside their houses stating they will boycott the forthcoming elections.
Madhya Pradesh: Residents of 7 unauthorised colonies in Neemuch's Baghana have put posters outside their houses stating they're boycotting elections; say won't let political leaders come there unless their colonies are declared authorised&they're provided basic facilities.(12.11) pic.twitter.com/2VdHGkWQuv
— ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2018
The locals are also opposing the entry of any political leader in the area, saying that till the time their colonies are not declared authorized and they are not provided with basic facilities, they would neither allow anyone to campaign in the area nor will exercise their franchise, news agency ANI reported.
” Five years back they promised us they’ll declare our colony authorised. But nothing happened. It’s been 30 years since the colony was established. Won’t let any political leader come here. We won’t cast votes”, Mukesh Rao a resident told media.
The black flag was also seen outside their house as a sign of protest.
Madhya Pradesh will go to polls on November 28 and counting of votes will take place on December 11.