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Gauhati HC directs state election commission to conduct Panchayat Polls in Assam within September 15

First Published: 15th June, 2018 22:24 IST

The Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam State Election Commission to hold the panchayat polls by September 15. The Panchayat polls this time will be fought under new rules.

The Gauhati High Court has directed the Assam State Election Commission to hold the panchayat polls by September 15.

The Panchayat polls this time will be fought under new rules. To contest in the polls one needs to have an educational qualification of HSLC pass.

Moreover, a person having more than two children will not be allowed to contest the polls.

Meanwhile, the State Election Commission has said that it is ready to hold the polls.

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