By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar (Assam) ,April 5: polling personnel’s and security forces along with polling materials have reached their respective destination this evening in three constituencies of Kokrajhar district for the third and final phase of Assam assembly elections on Tuesday.
There has been huge deployment security personnel across the three constituencies including No.30 Kokrajhar East constituency (ST),No.29 Kokrajhar West constituency (ST) and No.28 Gossaigaon constituency (General) in Kokrajhar district .
Earlier in the morning polling officials and security personnel left for their respective polling stations along with polling materials and reached their respective destinations by evening .
A total five candidates are in fray for contesting the assembly elections in Kokrajhar East constituency, which includes Pramila Rani Brahma (BPF), Lawrence Islary (UPPL), Manaj Kumar Brahma (IND), Sailendra Nath Brahma (IND) and Mijink Brahma (IND).
However , the real contest in Kokrajhar East constituency is between BPF candidate and minister Pramila Rani Brahma and UPPL candidate Lawrence Islary.
A total 183994 voters (male 90475 & 92416 female) are likely to cast their votes in 282 polling stations on Tuesday to elect public representatives for the next five years.
A total five candidates are in fray in Kokrajhar West constituency but the main contest is likely between Rabiram Narzary of BPF and Manaranjan Brahma of UPPL.
A total 186389 voters (male 94185 & 89664 females ) are likely to cast their votes in 267 polling stations across the constituency.
In Gossaigaon constituency, a total 9 candidates are in fray which includes Majendra Narzary of BPF and Somnath Narzary of the UPPL .
A total 191069 voters (male 96933 & female 91848) are likely to cast their votes in 279 polling stations across the constituency.
Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar and returning officer, Bhaskar Phukan said that the district administration and police are prepared to ensure a free and fair polls .He informed that all polling personnel and security forces have reached their respective destinations with poll materials by this evening .
SP Rakesh Roushan said that a tight security vigil is being kept in all polling stations besides deployment of armed police jawans and VDP personnels.
Meanwhile, unknown miscreants torched an election office of BPF at Debargaon under Kokrajhar East constituency on Sunday evening.
BPF has condemned the incident and demanded a thorough investigation into the incident as they suspect that the incident was perpetrated by opposition party members.
BPF candidate Pramila Rani Brahma visited the spot and strongly condemned the incident and demanded a thorough investigation into the incident.
On the other hand,UPPL has rubbished the allegations levelled against the party’s involvement with the Debargaon incident and said that the incident was perpetrated by BPF party itself to create chaos among the voters.
UPPL has condemned the incident and demanded a strict enquiry into incident. “UPPL party is a peace loving party and accordingly party can’t be involved with such kind of activities”, a senior party leader said.