We will win Panchayat Polls: Sarbananda Sonowal

Guwahati, November 9: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win the Panchayat Polls.

The Panchayat polls in Assam will be held in two phases on December 5 and December 9 in 26 districts and 14 civil sub-divisions. The counting will take place on December 12.

“We will win the Panchayat polls by huge margin. The people will vote for us for the developmental work we did,” he said.

Sonowal on Friday chaired a high-level meeting at his residence here to discuss the poll preparations.

A total of 1,56,41,456 voters will exercise their franchise out of which 8,12,38,35 are male and 7,51,76,21 are female voters. A total of 23,505 polling stations will be set up out of which 8243 polling stations have been marked as ‘sensitive’ and 3665 as ‘very sensitive’.

The last day to file nomination is November 15. Re-polling will take place on December 7 and December 11.