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Jorhat clears decks for polling

Amid tight security arrangement, Jorhat is gearing up for the voting on Monday. The voting will begin at 7 in the morning at 1, 579 booths.

The authorities have deployed over 3,000 officials apart from 1700 electronic voting machines to ensure free and fair polls.

A triangular contest is expected in the constituency where 11,87,779 voters will exercise their franchise till 4 in the afternoon. The polling officials have already reached their destination in the afternoon.

Prominent candidates include sitting MP BK Handique, Pradeep Hazarika, Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, Druupod Buragohain and Manoram Gogoi.

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