NAGAON, April 12 - Nagaon witnessed a peaceful record voting on Monday in the Assembly election. Over 87.59 per cent out of the 11,51,906 electorates cast their votes in seven LACs of Nagaon election district.
The scheduled time for casting votes was from 7 in the morning till 5 in the evening but long queues were witnessed in different polling stations of Nagaon even after 5 pm. District Returning officer Adil Khan with his team of police and civil administration officials took personnel initiative to maintain peace during and after the polls. Barring a few incidents in Samaguri LAC and one incident in Barhampur LAC, the election in Nagaon district by and large remained peaceful. No reports of defective EVMs have been reported and for that credit goes to Nagaon Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan. It may be mentioned here that a total 10,11,151 voters were to decide the fate of 51 candidates of seven LACs of Nagaon Election District. There were 1318 polling stations in seven LACs of Nagaon.
The LAC-wise poll percentage is as follows: Raha (SC) � 85.54%, Dhing � 92.1%, Batadroba � 87.40%, Rupahihat � 90.05%, Nowgong � 84.27%, Barhampur � 83.87% and Samaguri � 88.67%.