Altogether fifteen candidates filed nomination for posts of president, vice president and principal secretary of the Asam Sahitya Sabha.
According to a statement, for the post of president Dr Basanta Kumar Goswami, Prahlad Tasha, Dr Karabi Deka Hazarika, Suryakanta Hazarika, Pakhila Kalita, Dr Joyasree Goswami Mahanta and Kuladhar Saikia have filed nomination papers.
For the post of vice president Dr Basanta Kumar Sarma, Padumi Gogoi, Mrinalini Devi and Ratimohan Nath and for the post of principal secretary Harendra Kalita, Jadab Chandra Sarma, Pradum Rajkhowa and Debojit Bora have filed nomination, a statement issued by member of the election committee Bijon Kumar Mahajan said.
Withdrawal of the nomination papers have to be done on October 7. The voting process and dispatching of ballot papers will start on November 1 at district and branch levels of Sahitya Sabha.