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Guwahati ready for voting

  • AAP leader Shazia Ilmi at Guwahati
    AAP leader Shazia Ilmi at Guwahati

Only a few hours is left. Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency is all prepared for voting in the third and final phase on Thursday.

Amid tight security, altogether 1,723,860 voters are set to exercise their franchise in 1600 polling booths.

Polling personnel with Electronic voting machines have already reached the booths.

Voting will begin from 7 in the morning which will continue till 5 in the evening to decide on the fate of seventeen candidates.

BJP candidate and sitting MP Bijaya Chakravartty is facing a keen contest with her Congress counterpart Manas Bora.

The duo would have to have AGP candidate and former Rajya Sabha MP Birendra Prasad Baishya who enjoys no less popularity in some crucial pockets.   

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