Skip to content Skip to navigation

Kokrajhar prepares for counting

The Kokrajhar district administration is all prepared for peaceful counting of votes scheduled on May 19 for three constituencies in the district, besides security tightened for peaceful counting.

There are three constituencies in Kokrajhar district i.e-30-Kokrajhar east, 29-Kokrajhar west and 28-Gossaigaon where 23 candidates are in fray and counting of votes would be held on May 19 at Basic Training Centre for Kokrajhar east LAC, Gossaigaon sub-divisional headquarters for Kokrajhar west and Gossaigaon LACs. Six candidates’ fate have been sealed in EVM for Kokrajhar east LAC, 10 candidates in fray for Kokrajhar west LAC and seven in Gossaigaon LAC respectively.

Madhav Prasad Sarma,Kokrajhar DC said over 150 counting personnel had already been appointed and imparted training as per the guideline of the ECI. He said adequate security arrangement included three tier security deployment have been made to thwart any untoward incidents during the counting day. He said army has been kept stand by in case of emergency. Election Observers for the counting have reported and 144 CrPC has also clamped in the district to meet healthy situation in the district.

‘Preparations have so far completed in the district for the counting of EVM. The counting would take place in three centres, included Basic Training Centre for Kokrajhar east LAC and two at Gossaigaon sub-divisional headquarters office premises for Kokrajhar west and Gossaigaon. The counting would begin from 8 am in the morning and necessary measures have been completed so far to the purpose’,Sarma said.

Author info

AT Kokrajhar Bureau's picture

Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Demand for more working media space

31 Mar 2012 - 12:00am | editor
The Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) has raised voices for more dignified space for working journalists on duty to cover the proceedings of State Legislative Assembly at Dispur. Submitting a...

3 Star Nepal win Bordoloi Trophy

1 Oct 2016 - 9:35am | Vikramjit Kakati
3 Star Club Nepal  beat East Bengal Club  Kolkata by 2-1 in the final match of the 64th Bharat Ratna Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy Football Tournament. The first goal of the game was scored by...

Pragjyoti International Dance Festival 2012 from February 2

6 Jan 2012 - 11:11pm | editor
The third edition of the Pragjyoti International Dance Festival will be held on February 2, 3 and 4. This festival, over the last few years, has won accolades from dance connoisseurs all over the...

Pasighat reaffirms opposition to big dam

10 Jan 2017 - 6:28pm | Chandan Kumar Duarah
People of Pasighat region in Arunachal Pradesh resists big dam building in Siang river, the upstream of the Brahmaputra (Yarlung Zangbo) in India. People of Siang districts in Arunachal Pradesh have...

Other Contents by Author

KOKRAJHAR, Assam - April 11: The Baukhungri Hills are gearing up for the 11th edition of the Baukhungri Festival, the grandest celebration in Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). The two-day festival kicks off on Thursday, showcasing traditional Bodoland culture, indigenous sports, and local delicacies. Organised by the BTR government's Tourism Department, the festival coincides with Rongjali Bihu, Assam's harvest festival. A major highlight is the mass hill trek on the last day of the Ch
KOKRAJHAR: A terrifying encounter with a bison in the Karigaon-Haldibari area under Kokrajhar police station early Monday morning has left at least four individuals injured, with one sustaining serious wounds. The incident occurred when villagers attempted to repel the bison, which had strayed into the human settlement from the nearby Ripu-Chirang Reserve Forest under Haltugaon forest division. Among the injured, Mehung Basumatary suffered severe injuries to the stomach. He was swiftly transported to the RNB Civil Hospital in Kokrajhar and later referred to Barpeta Medical College and Hospital for advanced medical care. Locals report that the bison still remains within the...
KOKRAJHAR: Citizens from various communities, particularly the Bodo community, commemorated the exemplary contributions of Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma, former president of the All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), on his 68th birth anniversary, celebrated as 'Student Day' across different districts of Assam with a series of day-long events on Sunday. In Kokrajhar, the central committee of the All Bodo Students Union, in collaboration with the Upendra Nath Brahma Trust (UNBT) and the Kokrajhar district committee of ABSU, convened at Thulungapuri Dotma amidst a massive turnout of public and student representatives. ABSU President Dipen Boro unfurled the union flag, followed by heartfelt floral...
KOKRAJHAR: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Bongaigaon Salakati organized a rural sports meet on Friday, March 29th, in collaboration with the Sports Council and the District Sports Officer of Kokrajhar. This event, held under the power station's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, aimed to promote physical activity and sportsmanship among the youth of nearby villages. Students from five local schools - Dholmara High School, Salakati M.E. School, Salakati Junior College, Jaregaon High School, and BTPS High School - participated with great enthusiasm. The exciting competition featured six events: 100-meter and 200-meter races, 100 x 4-meter relay race, long jump...
The vibrant festivities of Gwthar Bathou San (Bathou Divosh) echoed across the districts of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) and the entire state as it was celebrated with traditional fervor on Tuesday. The state government declared this day as a state holiday, emphasizing the significance of preserving and cherishing the rich cultural heritage associated with Bathou tradition. Gwthar Bathou San-2024 (Bathou Divosh) unfolded with religious zeal on the second Tuesday of the Magh month, a day that will now be commemorated annually as a full-fledged holiday. The celebrations resonated with the essence of festivity, bringing together people from diverse communities in the spirit of unity...
KOKRAJHAR: The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) observed 81st birth anniversary of its founder president Agdari Baneswar Basumatary on Wednesday with day-long programmes across the state of Assam. In Baksa, the central committee of the ABSU in association with Baksa district committee observed the birth anniversary of Agdari Baneswar Basumatary at Koklabari near Mushalpur that saw a well gathering amongst the citizens. Assam cabinet minister Urkhao Gwra Brahma, MCLA Mantu Boro, ex MCLA Anip Basumatary, and senior citizens attended and offered rich floral tributes to the great leader. ABSU president Dipen Boro said that the students union is working dedicatedly for the welfare and...
KOKRAHAR: A sense of alarm has gripped the Jharbari area after a timber smuggler was discovered dead in a firing incident during the early hours of the morning in Kokrajhar. The incident occurred along ride no. 1 under the Jharbari range of the Haltugaon forest division in Kokrajhar district, where the smuggler was fatally shot while transporting logs on a cycle from deep within the forest. The deceased timber smuggler was identified as Hemanta Narzary, hailing from Gyanpuri village under Serfanguri police station. The body of Narzary has been transported to Barista Medical College and Hospital for a postmortem examination. In response to the incident, local residents of the area have...
KOKRAJHAR, July 16: The Dotma HS school playground in Kokrajhar witnessed the exciting kickoff of the third U13 Football tournament, organized under the mission of Bodofa Sustainable for Change, on Sunday. The tournament aims to identify and nurture budding sports talents in the region and was organized by the Kokrajhar district committee of the All Bodo Students Union (ABSU). The inaugural ceremony was graced by the esteemed presence of Khanindra Basumatary, the General Secretary of ABSU, and Apurna Narzary, a renowned international women's footballer, who were the chief guest and special guest, respectively. They jointly inaugurated the tournament, marking the beginning of an eventful...
Kokrajhar: 23rd May, 2023-The event, organised by the Skill, Employment, and Entrepreneurship Department (SEED), was held on May 23, 2023, at the Auditorium Hall of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Kokrajhar. The event witnessed the presence of the Chief Executive Member of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), Shri Pramod Boro; Executive Member of BTC, Shri Wilson Hasda; Executive Member of BTC, Dr Nilut Swargiary; Advisor to the SEED, Shri Ranjan K Baruah; Former MLA Tamulpur, Shri Chandi Basumatary; Joint Secretary SEED, Shri Bhaskar Jyoti Rajbongshi, ACS; Council Head of the SEED, Shri Pranjit Das; Project Head Assam of Anvil Cables Private Limited, Mr. Ujjwal Chaudhary; BTR...
Apurna Narzary, an international women's football player, has been nominated for the Emerging Player award for 2022-23 by the Sports & Youth Welfare department of the government of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). Narzary has represented India in several international events and is the daughter of Biswajit Narzary of Khagrabari village in Kokrajhar district. The award will be presented to her during the Baokhungri festival celebration at Baokhungri Hill site near Harinaguri in Kokrajhar. The award includes a citation, traditional Aronai, and a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh. The festival also featured a Hills trekking competition and traditional food showcase competition.