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Assam Assembly polls before Bihu

The Election Commission is preparing to hold Assam assembly polls early next year. Sources told Assam Times that the polls are likely to take place in three phase from March-end to be completed before the Rongali Bihu which falls on April 15.

The full bench of the country's poll panel will be on a two days visit to Assam to assess the situation for the upcoming polls.

Led by Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidy, the delegation is arriving in Guwahati on December 21 and will hold meetings with political parties. On December 22, the full bench will meet the Deputy Commissioners and SPs to take stock of the law and order situation. 

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