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Barpeta: LS polling in progress

Brisk polling is what undergoing in Barpeta constituency along with five others in the last and third phase of General elections on Thursday.

Heavy turn out of voters is expected in this crucial constituency where 14,24,638 voters are expected to exercise their franchise in 1906 booths which will continue till 5 in the evening.

Sitting MP and Congress candidate Ismile Hussain is facing a keen contest with AIUDF candidate Sirajuddin  Ajmal while BJP candidate Chandra Mohan Patowary and his AGP rival and former party colleague Phani Bhushan Chaudhury have been enjoying no less popularity and support.      

Counting will take place on May 16.

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