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Dima Hasao gears up for 13th NCHAC polls tomorrow

First Published: 7th January, 2024 18:32 IST

Voting will be held for 22 constituencies and 87 candidates are in the fray. BJP had won 6 of the total 28 seats uncontested.

Dima Hasao is getting ready to vote for the 13th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council election to be held tomorrow.

A total of 87 candidates are in the fray.

Voting will be held for 22 seats of the total 28 seats as BJP had won 6 seats uncontested.

Among the 87 candidates, there are 22 from BJP, another 24 from Congress, 11 from TMC, 5 from AAP and 27 candidates are contesting the elections as independents.

Polling officials including security personnel have left for their respective polling stations. They are hoping for a peaceful polls with a sizeable turnout.

A total of 1,41,124 people are expected to cast their votes. Of this, 70,485 are male voters and 70,639 are female voters.

Tomorrow is a public holiday in Dima Hasao to help people go and vote.

The counting of the votes will be held on January 12.

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