Voting for Phase 1 BTC poll begins

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Published: December 7,2020 11:19 AM
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December 7, 2020: Voting for the first phase of polling to the Bodoland Territorial Council has started amidst tight security on Monday.

December 7, 2020: Voting for the first phase of polling to the Bodoland Territorial Council has started amidst tight security on Monday.



The polling started from 7.30 AM and will continue till 4.30 PM.



In the first phase, polling will be held in 21 constituencies of Udalguri and Baksa districts.



Total 13,59,020 voters will exercise their franchise in 1739 polling stations to decide the fates of 130 candidates.



In Udalguri, 6,21,225 voters will vote in 807 polling stations spread across 10 constituencies while 7,37,795 voters of 11 constituencies of Baksa will vote in 932 polling stations.



A total of 60 and 70 candidates are in fray in Udalgiri and Baksa respectively.



A tight security has been put in place for the election.



Apart from ruling BPF; BJP, UPPL, Congress and AIUDF are in the fray in this election. The Counting of votes will be on December 12, 2020.



 


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