Voting underway for Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council Election 2017

  • Voting underway for Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council Election 2017
17-06-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Polling has been going on in 26 constituencies of Karbi Anglong to elect a new Autonomous Council. A total of 58,682 voters will decide the political career of 166 candidates.

The council has 30 members, of which 26 are elected and four are nominated by the governor. Of the 26 seats for which the polls are being conducted, 10 are in Diphu subdivision, nine in Hamren and seven in Bokajan.

There are 813 polling stations for the election and the counting of votes will take place on June 22.

The last date for filing of nominations was May 19, scrutiny of nomination papers had took place on May 20 and the last date of withdrawal was May 22.

Leaders from all parties took part in various rallies and addressed public gathering in Karbi Anglong in previous days.

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