Delimitation exercise will take time: Himanta Biswa Sarma


GUWAHATI: Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that delimitation exercise of constituencies in Assam will take some more time.

Speaking to newsmen today in Guwahati, Dr. Sarma said, “President of India has just given his consent to delimitation process. The chairman for the purpose is yet to be appointed. Till now, only the notification has been issued.”

Minister Sarma said that delimitation exercise involves framing of rules and regulations by the chairman and its approval by the all-party meeting along with formation of delimitation committee and several other steps.

The minister also dismissed the chances of introducing Inner Line Permit (ILP) in the state.