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Bodo council polls in Assam on April 8


Guwahati, March 18 (IANS) Elections to the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) that runs the administration in four districts of Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) will be held on April 8, it was announced on Wednesday.

Assam’s Chief Electoral Officer H.N. Bora said elections will be held for all 40 seats of the council, while the Assam governor will nominate six members from the unrepresented communities.

The last date for filing nominations is March 25. Re-pol

, if any, will be held on April 10. Votes will be counted on April 11.

The Election Commission will hold scrutiny of nominations on March 28 and the final list of candidates will be published on the same day.

Over 20.64 lakh people are eligible to vote in the four BTAD districts — Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri. Voting will be held in 2,778 polling stations.


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