165 candidates have been nominated for KAAC voting
Bokajan: On the final day of the 13th KAAC vote on Monday, candidates for all parties, including independents, submitted their candidates to the elections scheduled for June 8. A total of 165 candidates submitted candidates. 26 constituencies with the potential strength of 7,03,298 voters at 906 polling stations in two districts, Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong.
Apart from the BJP and INC candidates, a significant number of candidates from several other political parties, including ASDC, CPI (ML), APHLC, and independents, have submitted nominations for subsequent votes. Interestingly, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was the first to defend a candidate who challenged the KAAC vote.
BJP, who continues to win in a row at Assam, is confident of another easy victory in the subsequent KAAC vote. Unlike the last election, the BJP has now offered party tickets to the Bengal and Tea communities. It has been in demand for many years and is considered a political masterpiece of the party in the region prior to polls.
In particular, some sitting EMs and MACs were denied party tickets by the BJP as many new names appeared on the list of candidates announced by the party on Sunday. The rejected party tickets include Korjan’s KAAC speaker Longki Timing, Sarupasar’s EM Jagat Sing Ingti, Deopani’s MAC Mukut Mahanta, Dhansiri’s EM Prodip Diphusa, Lumbajong’s EM Ratan Teron, Chinthong’s EM Pradeep Rongpi, and Langhin’s MAC Tarendra Brahma. included. Langfer’s Ramsing Timung and Howraghat’s EM Khongsing Rongpi.
KAAC consists of a council of 30 members, 26 of whom have been elected and four have been nominated to represent the communities that make up a significant population of the KAAC controlled area. Notably, of the 26 members, 9 members of Hamren’s subdivision are under the control of Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary West Calvi Anglon, and 10 members of Dip’s subdivision are under the control of Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary. It is below. The remaining seven members under the Karbi Anglong and Bokajan subdivisions are under the control of SDO (C), Bokajan.
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