Polling Ends Smoothly in 3 Autonomous Councils

Mishing, Sonowal-Kachari, Rabha Autonomous Council

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The polling to the Rabha Hasong, Mishing and Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Councils election ended smoothly on January 21. The polling  started at  7:00 hours and ended at  1500 .

There were no reports of violence during the polls, however, people boycotted a polling station under Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council. The number of voters at the polling station was 690. The presiding officer of the polling station said that there was no voter at the polling station till 10 : 40 am.

In the Mishing council, the BJP has Gan Sakti as partner while in the Rabha Autonomous Council, they have the  All Rabha Students Union (ARSU). The AGP and Congress are also in the fray but unlikley to make much difference.

All of them have 36 member councils. In the Rabha Autonomous councils there are 20 constituencies in Goalpara district and 16 constituencies in Kamrup district. These councils are not contagious and are mostly satellite councils , which means constituencies are scattered. Like Mishing Autonomous Councils has constituencies at Gohpur and Bokhakat too besides the main area of Dhemaji.

The counting of votes will be held in January 22.

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