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Assam polls: EC halves campaigning ban on Sarma after he tenders apology

Assam polls: EC halves campaigning ban on Sarma after he tenders apology

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The Election Fee Saturday lowered the 48-hour campaign ban imposed on Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma to 24 hours after he tendered an "unconditional apology" and warranted the ballotpanel that he'll abide by the provisions of the model code. The BJP leader now can starting up up campaigning from the evening. He became on Friday in the starting up barred from campaigning-related actions till April 4 for allegedly making threatening remarks in opposition to Bodoland Folks's Front (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary. Canvassing for the third and closing section of Assam assembly elections involves an pause on the evening of April 4. The final section of polling will likely be held on April 6. In his illustrati...

Assam Elections 2021: Campaigning Ends For Second Share, Polling On Thursday

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Assam Elections 2021: Campaigning Ends For Second Share, Polling On ThursdayImage Source: Twitter Guwahati: Campaigning ended on Tuesday for the 2d segment of polling in Assam on Thursday for 39 of the 126 Meeting constituencies where the destiny of 345 candidates, at the side of 26 ladies folk aspirants, would perhaps be made up our minds. The 2d segment of elections would be held largely in central and southern Assam and the seats consist of six reserved for Scheduled Tribes and five for Scheduled Castes. Of them, 15 tumble in southern Assam’s Barak Valley discipline, comprising three districts — Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakhandhi — largely dominated by Bengali-talking folks. In 2016, the BJP had bagged eight of those, the...

West Bengal, Assam prepare for 2nd portion of polling

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Besides the excessive-voltage contest at Nandigram between CM Mamata Banerjee and BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari, 29 reasonably a few constituencies all the diagram in which by Purba and Paschim Medinipur, Bankura and South 24 Parganas will vote on Thursday. In 2016, the TMC gained 21 of these 30 seats. Around 171 candidates are contesting within the 2nd portion –– 43 of them with pending criminal circumstances. Nandigram noticed a excessive-decibel fight between the CM and Adhikari, with the latter calling her a “begum” and “khala” and claiming he would judge by 50,000 votes. On Tuesday, the closing day of marketing campaign, Banerjee, who injured her foot in Nandigram, stood up on one leg, and asked of us to “support their frigid and vote for Trinamool”. The Election Commission (EC) has im...