Assam to conduct Panchayat polls by January 15

Guwahati, October 11: Following a directive issued by the Guwahati High Court on Tuesday, the State Election Commission (SEC) is getting ready to conduct the state Pachayat polls by January 15, 2019.

It may be mentioned that the polls were about to be held during the initial months of this year but was deferred due to several other issues including the updation process of the Assam NRC.

As per State Election Commission (SEC), they have received the monetary support and are positive to conduct the upcoming elections.

Sources also informed that 50 percent of the seats are reserved for women in the upcoming polls.