Guwahati: Voting for 26-member Karbi Anglong Autonomous District Council is started smoothly in Assam, among tight security. The voting underway at 7 this morning in 798 polling centres of the hill district.
More than 5 lakh 86 thousand electorates of the tribal-dominated district are entitled to exercise their franchise to select their representatives amongst 128 contesting candidates.
All foremost political parties comprising the ruling Congress, Asom Gana Parishad, CPI (ML) and BJP have fielded their candidates for the polls carried out by State Election Commission.
The 36 companies of Para-military force moreover the State police and Home Guards have been organized in the hill district for smooth perform of the election.