The Tiwa Autonomous Council election in Assam will be held on December 17, the State Election Commission has said.

The polling will take place between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm across the Councils 36 constituencies spread over Nagaon, Morigaon, Hojai and Kamrup Metropolitan districts, State Election Commissioner Alok Kumar said on Tuesday.

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Kumar said the last date of filing nomination papers is November 25 and the scrutiny of the documents will be done the next day.

The withdrawal of candidature will be allowed till November 28, he said adding that votes will be counted on December 19.

Kumar said the State Election Commission will strictly follow the guidelines of the Election Commission of India to conduct the poll during COVID-19 pandemic.


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