This year, the polls nominations began on November 22, 2021. In total, 14 candidates have contested for various posts in the election.
The announcement was made by Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after attending a meeting in Bongaigaon on Thursday.
Amri Karbi groups in six constituencies under Dimoria tribal block in Kamrup (M) district have decided to boycott the election.
The counting of votes began on Saturday morning at 8 am on 10 counting centres across four BTR districts—Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri
The polling will take place across the Councils 36 constituencies spread over Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai and Kamrup Metropolitan districts.
The region is one of the most afflicted zones of South Asia, therefore, the elections in the province possess great significance.
Chief Minister Sonowal said that joining of the two senior leaders is a good sign for the upcoming Bodoland Territorial Council elections.
In view of the Coronavirus pandemic, Meghalaya Cabinet has decided to postpone the elections to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC).
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that cabinet would note the views of the parties and would also prioritise the interest of the people while taking any decision in the upcoming cabinet meeting.
While the nominations started on September 23rd, 2019, the key contenders of the four states of NE have exuded confidence for the forthcoming elections.