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Electioneering gains momentum in Dhubri

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal addressing an election rally at Chapar, on Thursday. – UB Photos
 DHUBRI, Dec 6 - Campaigning for the panchayat polls in Dhubri district is gaining momentum as the star campaigners from all the major parties are now adopting new techniques to attract the voters.

The stalwarts of various political parties are also seen busy with rallies and street meetings with their candidates . The election will be held on Sunday.

State Finance and PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recently addressed a huge rally at Belguri near Agomoni, where he criticized the Congress for its alleged failure in checking corruption .In this context, he said that the people of the State have already seen the path of development.

On the other hand, AIUDF chief and Dhubri MP, Maullana Badruddin Ajmal, has intensified his campaign for his party. In his address, he criticised the BJP for dividing the people on the communal line. “BJP can’t develop the State as its leaders are helping the big corporates,” he said. He also criticised the Congress for ignoring the minority community.

Similarly, the Congress has deployed a number of stalwarts to campaign for their candidates. The leaders , including Ankita Dutta, Gul Akthara Begum and MLA Wajed Ali Choudhary are now attending a number of meetings to attract the voters by raising different issues. The AGP, too has started its campaign and is trying to attract the voters by uniting all sections of people in the district. AGP Central Committee executive member, ANM Enamul Hoque stated that this time his party has fielded more candidates in the district. He also added that they are confident in getting more seats this time.

Meanwhile, the parties like CPI, CPI (M), Trinamool Congress and SUCI are also doing their best to gain maximum votes for the limited number of candidates representing their parties.

Additional Secretary of Sports and Youth Affairs, Kalyani Das Talukdar and Additional Secretary of Forest and Environment, Pranjal Chaudhary have been deployed as observers for the polls. The security has been beefed up across the district to prevent any untoward incident. More policemen have been deployed in some pockets.

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