Guwahati: With the state ready to go for polls for the final phase on April 6, Sunday will mark the last day of election campaign in Assam Polls
BJP leader and state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has resumed his campaign after the Election Commission halved the ban on him from 48 hours to 24 hours.
The ban was handed down late Friday night for threatening to send BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary, an opposition leader, to jail.
On the last day Assam Polls of campaigning for the third phase, Union home minister Amit Shah is addressing public meetings in parts of Lower Assam to campaign for candidates including Sarma.
Shah is scheduled to attend a mega rally in Barpeta Road Mini Stadium to campaign for candidate Professor Sankar Das. Thereafter, Shah will be visiting Bhabanipur constituency in Kokrajhar district to campaign for BJP candidate Ranjit Deka.
Later in the day, Shah will address a public rally in Sualkuchi under Jalukbari constituency for cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Meanwhile, the Congress leaders who are on the campaign trail say that the party has positive feedback in the two phases which went to polls till now.
In the third phase, the BJP is contesting on a lesser number of seats as most of the seats in the final phase are being contested by its allies – AGP and UPPL.
The third and final phase of the assembly polls in 40 constituencies will be held on April 6 and the results will be announced on May 2.
A total of 47 constituencies voted to elect their leaders on March 27 in the first phase, while the second phase was held on April 1. Tuesday will be the last phase for the current elections in the state.