President of newly-floated regional political party Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) Lurinjyoti Gogoi on Saturday cast his vote at a polling centre in Tinsukia district during the first phase of Assam polls.
Gogoi is contesting from two seats — Duliajan and Naharkatia. The voting at both the assembly constituency is underway in the first phase of polls today.
A total of 264 candidates are in the fray for 47 seats — 42 seats from 11 districts of Upper Assam and northern Assam region and five seats from central Assam’s Nagaon district.
Polling for the next two phases will be held on April 1 and April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2. (ANI)