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Voting over in Dhemaji by election

Amid a massive security arrangement the polling  in the Dhemaji assembly by election concluded with huge turn out.

Of the five candidates, the luckiest would be announced on April 13 afternoon after the final round of vote counting.

The polling started at 7 in the morning where over seventy five per cent of the 2,19,751 voters exercised their franchise till 4 in the afternoon across 273 booths.

Voters in large number made long queues in front of the 273 polling booths to exercise their franchise after the voting began at seven in the morning.

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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