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Karbi Anglong gears up for KAAC poll

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

HOWRAGHAT, June 5: The Assam State Election Commission has adopted various steps and measures to conduct the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) election, 2017 smoothly. The MAC polling stations of nine constituencies of Baithalangson LA constituency in West Karbi Anglong have been categorized into three levels. There are 252 polling stations in nine MAC constituencies under Baithalangso LA in West Karbi Anglong. A total of 64 polling stations out of total 252 polling stations are identified as very sensitive while out of 252 polling stations, 107 and 81 polling stations have been identified as safe and comparatively safe polling stations, respectively.

There are 1,83,330 voters in nine MAC constituencies in West Karbi Anglong. On the other hand, there are altogether 10 MAC constituencies under Diphu and Howraghat assembly constituencies. There are 379 polling stations in 10 MAC constituencies under Diphu and Howraghat assembly constituencies. Out of total 2,69,930 voters both in Diphu and Howraghat LA constituencies, 1,37,461 are male and 1,32,469 are female voters. According to official report, out of total 379 polling stations, 97 and 212 polling stations are declared as sensitive and comparatively sensitive polling stations respectively while 72 polling stations are identified as very sensitive polling stations.

On the other hand, there are seven MAC constituencies under Bokajan assembly constituency and out of total 182 polling stations, 45 and 63 polling stations are identified as sensitive and comparative sensitive polling stations respectively while 40 polling stations out of 182 have been identified as very sensitive. The election in all the 26 constituencies of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council will be held on June 17 between 8 am to 4 pm.

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