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Assam Election: Polling Commences for 40 Constituencies in Final Phase

Assam Assembly election
Voting for third and final phase of Assam Assembly Election commences. Image credit: Hirak Kashyap

Polling for the third and final phase of the Assam Assembly Elections began at 7 AM on Tuesday.

The third phase of the Assam Assembly Election will decide the fate of 337 candidates including Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP President Ranjeet Kumar Dass.
Voting is taking place at 40 constituencies spread over 12 districts.
In several polling stations, the first voter and senior citizens were greeted with a ‘gamosa’.

Assam Assembly Election
Voting for the third and final phase of the Assam Assembly election commences
Image credit: Indrajit Das

Elections are being held amid tight security as 320 companies of security forces were deployed in the third phase, the highest among all the phases. A total of 45,604 polling personnel have been deployed for this phase.
A total of 79,19,641 voters: 40,11,539 men,39,07,963 women and 139 of the third gender are entitled to exercise their democratic right in 11,401 polling stations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the voters to cast their votes in the poll-bound states in record numbers.

Also Read: Assam Assembly Election and Woes of Daily Commuters in Guwahati

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