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Unprecedented turn out in Tezpur

Polling ended in Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency with a record turn out on Monday. All eyes are fixed on May 16 when the counting will take place.

Amid massive security arrangement, voting began at 7 in the morning at 1,772 booths to decide on the fate of nine candidate.

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.

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