GUWAHATI, Jan 12 � The Assam State Election Commission today issued notification for the election to 74 Municipal Boards and Town Committees of the State to be held on February 10.
According to the notification, the candidates can file nomination papers from January 19 to 28 and scrutiny of the nomination papers would be carried out on January 30. February 2 will be the last date for withdrawal of nominations and the counting of votes will take place on February 13.
To ensure smooth conduct of election, the State Election Commission prescribed the Model Code of Conduct for observance by the candidates and political parties. The violation of the Model Code of Conduct shall be dealt in accordance with laws/rules in existence.
The political parties have been consulted before formulation of the Model Code of Conduct in a meeting held on January 8 last in the Commission Office.