Panchayat Polls | ASEC announces re-polling in 43 centres on December 7


Guwahati, December 6: After witnessing major anomalies during the first phase of the Panchayat Polls, the Assam State Election Commission (ASEC) has announced that re-polling for the Panchayat Polls would take place in 43 polling centres across the state on December 7.

According to the announcement, in Kamrup(Rural) re-polling will take place in 3 polling centres, Dhemaji-4 polling centres, Dhakuakhana, Sivsagar and Gohpur- 2 polling centres each and Charaideu, Biswanath, Titabor- 1 polling centre will go for re-polling respectively.

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It may be mentioned that Lakhimpur will go for re-polling with 27 polling centres on December 10.

As per the Election Commission(EC), out of all the districts Darrang comparatively saw a huge turnout of 81.52 pc voters and Sadiya saw the least turnout of 65.58 pc voters.

The first phase of elections were held on December 5 from 7 am till 3 pm in 1477 polling stations across 16 districts.

The second phase of the election will be held in 9428 polling stations out of which 3081 are sensitive 3081 and 1666 are very sensitive A total of 35,056 candidates are in the fray of the elections on December 9.