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The third phase of polling for four seats in Guwahati on Tuesday witnessed a large turnout of voters. People were seen queuing outside polling stations even before the voting began at 7 AM.

The voters of Jalukbari, Dispur, Gauhati East and West will decide the fate of several high profile candidates including ministers Himanta Biswa Sarma and Siddhartha Bhattacharya.

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Dispur BJP candidate Atul Bora who exercised his franchise early in the morning expressed his confidence over a swift victory.

“I will win with a margin of around 2.5 lakh votes,” Bora told media persons.

Meanwhile, Bora’s opponent Manjit Mahanta of Congress said he is hopeful for a big win.

“People have welcomed me as a man of work and commitment,” said Mahanta.