Assam: Filing of Nomination Papers for First Phase of Lok Sabha Polls Begins today

In Assam, the filing of nomination papers for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls began today with the issuance of notification. Polling will be held for Kaziranga, Sonitpur, Lakhimpur, Dibrugarh and Jorhat seats in the first phase on 19th of next month. Assam will witness its first election after the delimitation process. Several senior politicians are likely to try their luck in this phase including Union minister and former Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Congress’ Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Gaurav Gogoi among others. Meanwhile, district administrations have started training processes for the presiding and polling officers to be engaged in the election process.

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