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People ignored the poll boycott call, over 75% casts

Along with the other 17 districts of the state first phase panchayat poll were held peacefully in the Sivasager district on the last 31st December 2007. Although 6 communities alliance of Tai Ahom, Tea Tribes, Kooch–Rajbangshi Student Unions called 36 hours bandh from 30th December to the 5 p.m or 31st December 2007, large numbers of people casted their vote in tight security.

Interestingly in Sivasager District keen relatives of the AATASU, ATTSA were also crusted their votes.

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