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Dima Hasao election: nomination papers scrutinised

Dima Hasao election: nomination papers scrutinised

Scrutiny of nomination papers for election to 11th North Cacher Hills Autonomous council was done on Monday in the presence of the Deputy Commissioner and Returning officer Barun Bhuyan. All total 162 nomination papers were received against 28 constituencies. About 12,1178 voters will go to poll on 20 May.

 

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