by NEWSNER , 2021-03-10 12:33:29
Over 173 candidates have documented their selections for 47 Assam assembly seats going to polls in the first stage on March 27, the state's chief electoral officer said on Tuesday.
The last date of accommodation of selections for the first phase was Tuesday.
The number of applicants documenting papers would increment as certain locale are yet to present their rundown, an authority said.
Among noticeable competitors who recorded nominations on the most recent day were Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal from Majuli, sitting BJP MLAs Angoorlata Deka from Batadroba, Ashok Singhal from Dhekiajuli, Mrinal Saikia from Khumtai, and Padma Hazarika from Sootea, sitting Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi from Mariani and previous Congress serve Bismita Gogoi from Khumtai.