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Dhubri dist registers 7.01% increase in voters

By Correspondent

GAURIPUR, Sept 23 � After publication of the final voters lists for the Dhubri district, it has been found that the percentage of increase of voters in seven constituencies of the district stands at 7.01 per cent against the increase in the State by 3.29 per cent.

The increase in the number of voters clearly indicates a situation of population explosion which may affect the socio-economic scenario of the district. In No 23 Dhubri LAC, the number of voters was 142,423 in the draft electoral rolls, while in the final rolls published on September 15 it stands at 1,52,599, which is a net increase of 10,176 voters. In No 24 Gauripur LAC, the total voters stood at 1,44,854 and in the final rolls the number of increase in voters is 1,55,05 while No 25 Golakganj LAC, the total voters were 1,42,509 and in the final rolls the number stands at 1,54,433 and thereby the net increase is 11,924. In South Salmara, the number of voters was 1,29,946 and in the final rolls, the number stands at 1,40,642 and in Mankachar, the number was 1,41,973 while in the final rolls it has become 1,52,567. In West Bilasipara, the number was 1,54,817 and in the final rolls, the number stands at 1,63,007. In East Bilasipara, the number of voters was 1,20,753, but in the final rolls, the number stands at 1,27,581.

Birth anniversary: The 123rd birth anniversary of Juga Purusattam Param Premamay Shri Shri Thakur Auukul Chandra was observed with a daylong programme on the premises of the Satsang Bihar, Gauripur recently.

Besides rituals, a religious meeting was held under the presidentship of Biresh Kumar Ganguli (SPR) which was addressed by Madhab Bhattacharjya, Pradyut Kumar Adhikary, Binoy Singha Konwar, Nishi Bhusan Chakrabarty and a few others.

They stressed the need of following the ideals of the religious teacher for the all-round development of the society. A women�s convention was also held to mark the occasion. The convention was chaired by Anjali Ganguli and addressed by Renuka Barman and Binodini Ray. Alaka Pandey, youngest daughter of Padmashree awardee Pratima Barua Pandey enthralled the audience with folk songs. The musical evening was conducted by Bhaskar Dey and Abanish Ganguli. The function was attended by hundreds of followers of the Purosottam Thakur Anukul Chandra.

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