BONGAIGAON, Dec 9 - A total of 3,68,199 voters will decide the fate of 34 candidates in seven council seats of Chirang district tomorrow in the second and last phase of BTC polls.
Of the total 461 polling stations in these seven seats, 88 have been marked as hyper sensitive and, accordingly, security arrangement have been done by the administration to ensure free and fair polls in these polling stations.
�We have sufficient security forces and police to provide security to the polling stations and other public places during the polls,� Chirang district Superintendent of Police Sudhakar Singh told the media.
Ruling BJP, BPF, UPPL, GSP, Voter Party International and AIUDF-Congress combine have fielded their nominees in the seven council seats of the district.
Two strong rooms have been made ready at Bijni College in Bijni subdivision and at parade ground in Kajalgaon district headquarters. Counting of ballots will take place at both the venues on December 12.
Since there is no influence of militant groups unlike during the last BTC polls, this time electorate in the council area will freely participate in the voting without any fear, an officer of the district administration said.
Police and paramilitary forces have been deployed at the polling stations and vulnerable places in the district so that polls can be conducted smoothly.
No covid positive cases have been detected among the polling officers and personnel who had left for their respective polling stations today, an official of the administration confirmed.