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Majority city candidates from unrecognised� parties

By PRANJAL BHUYAN

GUWAHATI, March 29 - A majority of candidates in the fray for the forthcoming Assembly polls from the four Legislative Assembly Constituencies (LACs) located in the city are from �registered but unrecognised� parties, while male candidates outnumber female candidates by a huge margin.

A total of 49 candidates are in the fray from the four constituencies in the city � No. 51 Jalukbari LAC, No. 52 Dispur LAC, No. 53 Guwahati East LAC and No. 54 Guwahati West LAC.

While 10 candidates will fight it out for the Jalukbari seat, 14 are contesting from Dispur, 12 from Guwahati East and 13 from Guwahati West.

A study of the data shows that there are 10 candidates from �recognised national and state� parties, including two each in Jalukbari, Guwahati East and Guwahati West and four in Dispur.

The Congress has put up candidates in all the four constituencies, while the BJP is contesting in three of the seats. AGP, CPI(M) and NCP are in the fray in one seat each.

As many as 25 candidates in the four constituencies located in the Kamrup Metro Election District represent �registered but unrecognised� parties. There are six such candidates each in Jalukbari, Dispur and Guwahati East, while seven are in the fray in Guwahati West.

In addition, there are 14 Independents who are contesting the polls from the city-based seats. Among them, four each will fight it out in Dispur, Guwahati East and Guwahati West, and two in Jalukbari.

Only eight of the candidates from the four constituencies are female, while 41 are male. Jalukbari and Guwahati East have each two female candidates, while there are three in Dispur and only one in Guwahati West.

As per the break-up, nine candidates contesting the polls from the city constituencies are in the age group of 25-35 years, 18 are in the 36-45 age group, 15 in 46-55 group, five in the 56-65 groups and two are above 65 years of age.

The youngest contestant is Sangita Das (26), who is in the fray in the Dispur constituency as a CPI(M) candidate. The oldest is Subimal Biswas (70), who is a candidate of the Bharatiya Gana Parishad (BGP) from Guwahati West seat.

The four constituencies in Guwahati will go to polls on April 11 along with other areas in Lower Assam.

As per the final electoral roll published on January 11, with qualifying date of January 1 this year, the number of voters in the four constituencies stood at 10,00,874, including 1,80,826 in Jalukbari, 3,53,979 in Dispur, 2,13,950 in Guwahati East and 2,52,119 in Guwahati West.

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Majority city candidates from unrecognised� parties

GUWAHATI, March 29 - A majority of candidates in the fray for the forthcoming Assembly polls from the four Legislative Assembly Constituencies (LACs) located in the city are from �registered but unrecognised� parties, while male candidates outnumber female candidates by a huge margin.

A total of 49 candidates are in the fray from the four constituencies in the city � No. 51 Jalukbari LAC, No. 52 Dispur LAC, No. 53 Guwahati East LAC and No. 54 Guwahati West LAC.

While 10 candidates will fight it out for the Jalukbari seat, 14 are contesting from Dispur, 12 from Guwahati East and 13 from Guwahati West.

A study of the data shows that there are 10 candidates from �recognised national and state� parties, including two each in Jalukbari, Guwahati East and Guwahati West and four in Dispur.

The Congress has put up candidates in all the four constituencies, while the BJP is contesting in three of the seats. AGP, CPI(M) and NCP are in the fray in one seat each.

As many as 25 candidates in the four constituencies located in the Kamrup Metro Election District represent �registered but unrecognised� parties. There are six such candidates each in Jalukbari, Dispur and Guwahati East, while seven are in the fray in Guwahati West.

In addition, there are 14 Independents who are contesting the polls from the city-based seats. Among them, four each will fight it out in Dispur, Guwahati East and Guwahati West, and two in Jalukbari.

Only eight of the candidates from the four constituencies are female, while 41 are male. Jalukbari and Guwahati East have each two female candidates, while there are three in Dispur and only one in Guwahati West.

As per the break-up, nine candidates contesting the polls from the city constituencies are in the age group of 25-35 years, 18 are in the 36-45 age group, 15 in 46-55 group, five in the 56-65 groups and two are above 65 years of age.

The youngest contestant is Sangita Das (26), who is in the fray in the Dispur constituency as a CPI(M) candidate. The oldest is Subimal Biswas (70), who is a candidate of the Bharatiya Gana Parishad (BGP) from Guwahati West seat.

The four constituencies in Guwahati will go to polls on April 11 along with other areas in Lower Assam.

As per the final electoral roll published on January 11, with qualifying date of January 1 this year, the number of voters in the four constituencies stood at 10,00,874, including 1,80,826 in Jalukbari, 3,53,979 in Dispur, 2,13,950 in Guwahati East and 2,52,119 in Guwahati West.