|Barpeta set for civic polls|
BARPETA, Jan 21 – The Barpeta district administration has almost completed preparation for the election to the civic bodies within the Barpeta Election district. The election to Barpeta Road Municipality and town committees of Howli, Sarthebari and Sarbhog will be held February 9 along with other civic bodies in the State. The district administration has set up several cells, like personnel, nomination, ballot paper, material, transport and media with responsibility on senior officers. Five Zonal and 10 Sector officers, and 246 presiding officers for 55 polling stations have been recruited for the smooth conduct of the poll. The Barpeta Road Municipality has 23,339 electorates, while Howli Town Committee has 12,221 electorates. The Sarbhog Town Committee has 5,783 electorates . The Sarthebari Town Committee has 6,107 voters.