More than seven lakh first time voters in Assam will cast their vote in the upcoming General Election, said the Chief Electoral Officer. It may be noted that the election in the state will be held in three phases.
Chief Electoral Officer Mukesh Sahu informed that out of total 2,17,60,604 voters in the state, 7,06,489 fall under the category 18-19 years, which makes them first time voters.
Further, Sahu said that there could be some voters in the other age brackets who have enrolled themselves for the first time, thus also making first time voters.
The state has the highest number of voters in 20-29 years category, with over 57 lakh voters coming in this age bracket. Assam has 14 Lok Sabha seats.