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BTC counting on Saturday

A vigil security has been beefed up in BTAD region during counting of votes tomorrow and victory rally has also been banned after declaration of results to prevent unwanted incidents in Kokrajhar.

Thaneswar Malakar,Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar addressing the media persons at DC office conference hall today said that the district administration has geared up to maintain peace and harmony during counting of votes with deployment of security arrangements.He said that district administration ahs imposed 144 crpc in view of maitaining law and order in the district and totally restricted victory rally and any procession after declaration of results till April 15 in the district.

He said that the counting of fate of 88 candidates for 12 constituencies in the district will take place at Kokrajhar, Gossaigaon and Parbatjhora sub-division beginning from 8 am and expected that result declaration would be completed by 6 to 8 pm. He said that 378 polling officials were involved in the counting of votes for five halls of the counting which incuded Fakiragram(14 tables), Banargaon(12 tables), Debargaon (12 tables), Baukhungri (10) tables and Salakati(10 tables).He also told that no mobile would be allowed to the counting ahll except AROs and involved officers during countings.

One each company from CRPF was deployed besides Assam police and some other jawans from security forces to guard the strong rooms in the district . More security forces would also be deployed in constituency wise during counting of votes tomorrow, Malakar added.

Malakar has held meetings with candidates from various party and organisation and zonal and sector officers of the elections and discussed thorougly to maintaining peaceful and integrated during counting of votes.

Altogether 315 candidates contested the council election and their fate was sealed in to ballot boxes in the four districts.

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