Ex-Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition of Assam Legislative Assembly Praffula Kumar Mahanta filed his nomination from Barhampur and Samaguri Constituency today. He arrived at the returning Officer’s Office accompanied by his supporters and party workers amid tight security.
The Congress fielded surrendered ULFA Suresh Borah from Barhampur LAC. Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain will file his nomination tomorrow for Samaguri LAC.
Praffula Kumar Mahanta has been winning from Barhampur LAC since 1991.