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Poll on visit to Assam; state seeks poll before Bihu


The election commission is reviewing preparations for the upcoming assembly polls even as the state's political parties want it before the Rongali bihu.


A full bench of the country's poll panel is on a 2days visit to Assam to take stock of the situation in view of the polls.


Led by chief election commissioner Dr YS Qureshi, the full delegation is holding seperate meeting with deputy commissioners and police heads to take stock of the situation.


Accompanied by election commissioners VS Sampath and H S Brahma,the delegation landed at LGBI Airport at 12_30 noon on Wednesday and straightly left for Assam Administrative Staff College in Beltola and met the leaders of the various political parties.


All the parties have seperately urged the poll panel to hold election before bihu in a phase manner.


The delegation will hold a crucial meet with chief secretary NK Das and is scheduled to hold a press conference before leaving back to Guwahati on Thursday.


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