GUWAHATI: The Election Department has taken measures to remove government schemes, banners, boarding, etc. from public places in different parts of the state as well as to remove such wall writings drawn at various places as per the directions of the Election Commission of India after the announcement of the election day of the Assam Assembly.
A total of 1 lakh 34 thousand banners were removed from different parts of Assam which includes 50,927 boarding banners, 73,469 posters and 10,085 wall writings.
Earlier, on Friday(February 26) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that Assam assembly elections will be held in 3 phases. The 1st phase of polling will be on March 27 for 47 constituencies, the second phase polling on April 1 for 39 constituencies, and the third phase of polling on April 6 for 40 constituencies. The counting will be held on May 2.