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Gogoi, Sonowal laud turnout

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By Our Staff Reporter

Guwahati, April 11: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that large voters' turnout in the Assembly Election in Assam is a good sign of democracy. He also said that the large scale popular participation is an indicative of the people's interests for shaping their own destiny which is one of the tenets of healthy democracy.

Gogoi said that large voters' turn-out indicates growing conscious of the people of the State. He also thanked the people of Assam for their spontaneous participation in the electoral process.

Gogoi also attributed the large turnout to a sound and changed academic atmosphere and development of education scerio in the State during the last 15 years. The Chief Minister also acknowledged the role media for growing voters' turn-out in the State in the assembly elections.

BJP's State president Sarbanda Sonowal said the large turn-out was a "joint effort by people of Barak and Brahmaputra valleys to make Assam the best State in the country."

"The people are coming out for a change. They have come out against the misrule and corruption of the ruling government," Sonowal said, adding that the NDA is poised to realize its "Mission 84" dream in Assam.

The BJP leader condemned the alleged attack on party workers and Samaguri candidate Jitu Goswami today.

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