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No change in poll schedule

The Election Commission has refused to make any change in the poll schedule in Assam.

The confirmation came from full fledged commission meeting held in Guwahati on Wednesday.

Addressing a press conference, chief election commissioner VS Sampath said that April 7 ---ashokastomi is not even restricted holiday.

He further said that polling on April 12, two days ahead of the Bihu is more comfortable in Assam.

The decision was taken after examining the demands and requests made before the commission by the various political parties in Guwahati.  

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