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Encouraging turn out likely in Tezpur

Amid massive security arrangement, voting is underway in Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency on Monday. The voting will take from 7 in the morning at 1,772 booths to decide on the fate of nine candidate.

Altogether 12,53,132  voters are deciding on the fate of nine candidates in the constituency where the authorities have deployed 2,310 presiding and first polling officers to ensure free and fair polls.

AGP leader Joseph Toppo is seeking re-election. Congress candidate Bhupen Bora is facing a tough contest with BJP candidate Ram Prasad Sarma.

 Mani Kumar Subba, who is undergoing treatment of cardiac ailment is contesting as an independent candidate after the Congress denied ticket to the three times MP from Tezpur.The counting will take place on May 16.

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