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Campaigning ends in Hayuliang

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, Nov 17 - Campaigning for the November 19 bye-election to Hayuliang (ST) Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh�s Anjaw district ended at 5 pm today. A total of 11,003 voters, including 5,495 males and 5,508 females, are eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of the two female contestants in the constituency bordering China.

The seat had fallen vacant after the incumbent and former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul committed suicide on August 9 last under mysterious conditions. The constituency is set to see a straight fight between BJP candidate Dasanglu Pul, wife of Pul, and Yompi Kri, Independent.

The election machinery has been fully geared up for conducting the bye-election in a free and fair manner. Besides the State police forces, additional two companies of Central armed police forces (CAPF) have been deployed to ensure peaceful election. Election office sources today said that a sum of Rs 21,56,000 has so far been seized besides a huge cache of IMFL (India made foreign liquor), beer, and opium.

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Campaigning ends in Hayuliang

ITANAGAR, Nov 17 - Campaigning for the November 19 bye-election to Hayuliang (ST) Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh�s Anjaw district ended at 5 pm today. A total of 11,003 voters, including 5,495 males and 5,508 females, are eligible to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of the two female contestants in the constituency bordering China.

The seat had fallen vacant after the incumbent and former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul committed suicide on August 9 last under mysterious conditions. The constituency is set to see a straight fight between BJP candidate Dasanglu Pul, wife of Pul, and Yompi Kri, Independent.

The election machinery has been fully geared up for conducting the bye-election in a free and fair manner. Besides the State police forces, additional two companies of Central armed police forces (CAPF) have been deployed to ensure peaceful election. Election office sources today said that a sum of Rs 21,56,000 has so far been seized besides a huge cache of IMFL (India made foreign liquor), beer, and opium.