Altogether 11 candidates today filed nominations for the state assembly election in Udalguri on Thursday. Among them were Kamali Rani Basumatari , sitting BPF MLA of Panery,sitting BPF MLA Rihon Daimari of Udalguri, and Charan Boro BPF candidate for Mazbat . It was the second day of submitting nomination papers which began from March 17.
Congress candidates Jaman Singh Brahma and Durga Das Boro filled nominations for Udalguri and Panery respectively.While newly floated UPP candidates Dilip Boro for Udalguri,Nanda Lal Boro for Panery,Rabindra Basumatari for Mazbat also filled their nominations.
All the candidates were accompanied by large number of their workers and supporters from their party offices and marched down to the office of the Zila Parishad. SUCI candidate Charnalata Chaliha and two independent candidates Dinanath Das and Prabat Panika all of them filled nominations for Panery.
Party workers and supporters of the candidates carried party flags and raised slogans in support of the declared objectives of their parties and candidates. It was a colourful sight as the procession moved through the streets.People on the way watched with curiosity and interest as the processions moved on. It was no doubt like a fun fare. With hardly more than two weeks left for the polling, the heat and dust generally seen during the elections was seen.