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Election fever engulfs BTC area

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT


TAMULPUR, March 12: The election wave has engulfed the entire Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) area. The State Election Commissioner has already made all preparations for holding polls in 40 constituencies under the BTC area.

With the polls to the BTC slated for mid-April, the Baksa district Election Commissioner has also geared up all arrangements to hold the elections in Baksa district.

There are altogether five constituencies under Tamulpur subdivision in Baksa district. These are No. 26 Darrangajuli, No. 27 grijuli, No. 28 Goybari (Tamulpur), No. 29 Suklai Serfang and No. 30 Goreswar.

On the other hand, the reserved constituencies for ST candidates are No. 26 Darrangajuli, No. 28 Goybari, No. 29 Suklai Serfang and No. 30 Goreswar.

Meanwhile, the ruling BPF has already med 36 candidates for various constituencies the BTC polls. Similarly, the PCDR, a conglomeration of seven organizations including ABSU and UDPF have also declared mes of 34 candidates. Similarly, the Aboro Surakshya Samiti and Sanmilita Jagosthyo Aikya Mancha have nomited few candidates in some constituencies of the BTC.

On the other hand, MP ba Sarania led Ga Vikash Parishad has also planned to fight the polls.

Congress and BJP, however, not yet declare the mes of the candidates for the polls. A section of candidates have already organized meeting at various places under the No. 29 Suklai Serfang and No. 30 Goreswar constituencies.

The concerned candidates, accompanied by their respective supporters, have been holding their election campaign meets in the said constituencies.

Besides the respective candidates have formed election campaign committees block wise, and village wise respectively.

Candidates for the BTC polls in No. 30 Goreswar (ST) constituency as well as No. 29 Suklai Serfang (ST) constituency in Baksa district are now busy holding meetings and making door-to-door campaigns to woo their voters.

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