GUWAHATI, Jan 19 � The Assam State Election Commission is planning to schedule the BTAD elections before the tenure of the present council ends on April 23.
With a view to discussing the various aspects related to the elections, the Commission today called an all-party meeting, which was presided over by HN Bora, State Election Commissioner, Assam, said an official statement.
He briefed the meeting about the scheduling of elections in the last part of March so that the new council takes over before Bohag Bihu in early April.
The meeting was attended by SN Singh, IGP (Law & Order), Milton Queah, Joint Secretary WPTBC, Madan Chandra Deka, Joint Secretary Revenue, Dr Anupam Kumar Roy, Principal Secretary BTC and representatives from different political parties.
The parties gave their suggestions in regard to ensuring free and fair polls to the 40 constituencies of BTAD.