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BJP, Congress unveils candidate list for upcoming North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council Elections

Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress, both the parties revealed the lists of candidates for the upcoming 13th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council elections.

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On December 19, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress, both the parties revealed the lists of candidates for the upcoming 13th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council elections.

Presently, the BJP holds control in the council, governing the Dima Hasao district in Assam. On Tuesday, both parties disclosed the list of candidates for the 28 council constituencies.

BJP Candidate list for North Cachar Hill Autonomous Council Election
INC Candidate list for North Cachar Hill Autonomous Council Election
INC Candidate list for North Cachar Hill Autonomous Council Election

State Finance Minister Ajanta Neog unveiled a total of 28 names today during a press conference at the district office in Dima Hasao. Scheduled for January 8, the 13th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) elections in Dima Hasao district are significant.

Scheduled for January 8, voting in 28 areas of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council in Assam will take place, with any necessary revoting scheduled for January 10. The vote count is set for January 12.

Alok Kumar, the State Election Commissioner of Assam, has announced that the deadline for submitting nominations is December 21, and the scrutiny of applications will take place on December 22.

Kumar provided an explanation that approximately 141,124 voters are distributed across 280 polling stations. Among these, 100 polling stations are categorized as sensitive, and 27 are deemed very sensitive. Additional measures, such as deploying one micro observer at each sensitive polling station and installing CCTV cameras, have been implemented for the sensitive polling stations.

As per the State Election Commission, out of the overall voters, 70,485 are male, and 70,639 are female.

The Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution outlines the governance of tribal regions in certain northeastern states, including Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram.

The Sixth Schedule aims to safeguard tribal land and resources, establish autonomous local governance in tribal areas, and uphold the rights of the tribal population.

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