Officials leave for polling stations|
HAFLONG, May 19 – Polling officials including security personnel for 89 polling stations left Haflong on Friday for their assigned destinations. Though there are reports of road disruption in some areas due to incessant rains, the officials are earnest about the election to the 11th North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council slated to be held tomorrow. The officials were seen gathering in front of the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Dima Hasao from 6 am on Friday to collect official letters as well as election materials like ballot papers, ballot boxes, etc., from their assigned counters.
There are 28 constituencies under the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council and some constituencies like Jinam, Borail, Kharthong, Laisong, Hangrum, Dihamlai, etc., are located at remote areas of the district. Election officials were sent to these places three days ahead of the polling date.