Skip to content Skip to navigation

Tezpur gears up for polls

A massive security arrangement is in place in Tezpur which goes to the Lok Sabha polls in the first phase on Monday.

The voting will take from 7 in the morning at 1,763 booths to decide on the fate of nine candidate. The authorities have deployed 2,310 presiding and first polling officials apart from security forces to ensure free and fair polls.

A triangular contest is expected in the constituency where 12,55,939  voters will exercise their franchise till 4 in the afternoon. The polling officials have already reached their destination in the afternoon.

Altogether nine candidates are in the fray in Tezpur Lok Sabha seat, where the electoral battle will be a triangular contest among Congress candidate Bhupen Kumar Borah, AGP candidate and sitting MP Joseph Toppo and BJP’s Ram Prasad Sharma.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Random Stories

Heavy Downpour in North Lakimpur

8 Jun 2007 - 5:30am | editor
Lakhimpur : There has been incessant rainfall in North Lakhimpur over the last few days. The heavy downpour has resulted in almost knee deep water in the main areas of the town. Residents of KB road...

Illicit liquor seized

4 May 2016 - 7:06am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
At least nine women were apprehended by female constable of SSB of 16th battalion(Bn) for involved  in the smuggling who were trying to evade the international border,besides seized illicit...

Control room for farmers

15 Sep 2016 - 1:14pm | Mowsam Hazarika
In a bid to assuage the farming community in the time of army worms menace Assam agriculture department has set up a control room in Guwahati. Officials told Assam Times that the control room would...