TINSUKIA, Feb 13 � The BJP is going to rule Doomdooma Town Committee.
In Doomdooma, BJP candidates were elected in five seats out of 10. Four seats went to Congress candidates and one seat was bagged by an Independent candidate.
However, the Congress managed to retain the Makum Town Committee by winning seven out of eight seats. One seat went to an Independent candidate. In the prestigious Tinsukia Municipal Board, the Congress won eight out of the 15 seats and the rest seven seats were won by BJP candidates. For the first Town Committee of Chapakhowa (Sadiya), out of the four seats, two seats were won by Congress candidates, while one seat each went to a BJP and an Independent candidates.
Overall in the district, the Congress and the BJP won 25 seats each, while the rest three seats went to Independent candidates. It may be mentioned here that for the last several tenures, the six civic bodies including the Tinsukia Municipal Board were ruled by the Congress party.