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Dhemaji by poll going on

Amid a massive security arrangement Dhemaji assembly constituency goes to by polls on Sunday where 2,19,751 electorates are deciding the fate of five candidates in the fray.

Voters in large number are making long queues in front of the 273 polling booths to exercise their franchise after the voting began at seven in the morning. The voting will conclude at four in the afternoon.

The by election which is required following the election if Pradan Baruah to Lok Sabha last year, witnesses a direct contest between Dr Ranoj Pegu from BJP and his nearest Congress rival Babul Sonowal. Three other candidates are also in the fray.

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