MORIGAON, Dec 18 - Elaborate security arrangements have been made for counting of votes, following the Tiwa Autonomous Council (TAC) election held on Thursday in 187 polling stations covering 18 constituencies in the district.
According to Morigaon Deputy Commissioner Leena Das, the overall polling percentage in the district was 78.75 as the voters were seen standing in long queues till the evening to cast their votes.
Among the 18 constituencies, Ghaguwa witnessed a high turnout of 83.84 per cent. Now, the fate 58 candidates are sealed in the ballot boxes that have been kept in Morigaon College.
The Deputy Commissioner also informed that the counting process would start from 9 in the morning and there will be nine rounds.
�We are expecting the results to be out by 4 pm. In order to accelerate the process of counting, altogether 200 polling officials will be engaged,� Das said, while giving a detailed presentation on tomorrow�s counting process.
On the other hand, Morigaon Superintendent of Police Nanda Singh informed that a three-layer security arrangement has been made in and around the counting centre, Morigaon College.
Security has been beefed up in the entire district, Singh said.