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221 centenarians and 11,447 young voters to take part in second phase poll in Darrang

A total number of 221 centenarians in Darrang district will take part in the second phase of polling on Thursday

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 April 2021 2:00 AM GMT

OUR CORRESPONDENT

MANGALDAI: A total number of 221 centenarians in Darrang district will take part in the second phase of polling on Thursday while 11,447 fresh electors will exercise their democratic rights along with the total of 8,38,958 electorates who are eligible to exercise their franchise in all the four Assembly segments of Mangaldai election district along with 35 other Assembly segments of the State. Dalgaon Assembly segment recorded the maximum of 101 centenarians and 4,171 fresh voters in the age group of 18-19 years.

Apart from the centenarian voters, there are 1,736 voters in the age group of 90-99 years, 8,706 in the age group of 80-89 and 85,362 senior citizen voters above 60 years of age. However, the major chunk of figure consists of the voters in the age group of 20-39 years with 4,59,115. Out of this 20-29 age group recorded the maximum of 2,56,721 voters whereas 30-39 age group recorded 2,02,394 voters . Overall Dalgaon recorded the maximum of 2,46,684 voters with an increase of over 24,000 voters to that of the last Lok Sabha poll followed by 2,36,985 in SC reserved Mangaldai with an increase of nearly 16,000 voters.

Sipajhar recorded a total of 1,77,782 voters with an increase of more than 4,000 voters and Kalaigaon recorded a total of 1,83,507 voters with an increase of more than 12,000 voters in comparison to the figure recorded in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. These voters will exercise their democratic rights in altogether 1,201 polling stations set up across the election district.

Meanwhile, the polling team and security personnel had moved on Tuesday for 53 polling stations located in remote riverine char areas under Mangaldai and Sipajhar assembly constituencies.

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