Assam polls: Sonia, Rahul to start campaigning from Mar.29

Assam polls: Sonia, Rahul to start campaigning from Mar.29

Submitted by Rashmi on Sat, 2016-03-26 14:53 New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally in poll-bound Assam on March 30. Party-vice president Rahul Gandhi will earlier hold election rallies in Karbi Anglong and other Upper Assam districts on March 29. He would also be addressing the rallies on April 4 and 8. In Assam, polling for the first phase of polls will be held on April 4 for 65 seats. The scrutiny of nomination papers was held on March 19 and March 21 was the last date of withdrawal of nominations. Assam has a total of one crore 98 lakh voters. The Election Commission has announced two-phase voting for the 14th Assam assembly elections on April 4 and 11, while the votes will be counted on May19. The tenure of the Tarun Gogoi led-government comes to an end in June. (ANI)