Guwahati: The elections of three autonomous councils of Assam will be held on January 21. Assam State Election Commission on Friday had announced the dates for elections of the Rabha Hasong, Sonowal Kachari and Mising Autonomous Council.
According to the Assam State Election Commission notification, the elections of the three autonomous councils will be held on January 21 and counting of votes in all three councils will be done on January 28.
Assam State Election Commissioner Harendra Nath Bora said that, notifications for the elections of three councils have been issued today and last date for nominations would be January 11 and scrutiny will take place next day.
The last date for withdrawal of the nominations will be January 14.
According to the State Election Commission notifications, the 5-year term of the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council has expired on December 23, 2018, while the 5-year term of Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council has expired on October 29, 2018.
On the other hand, the 5-year term of Mising Autonomous Council has ended on November 7, 2018.
The elections will be held in 36 each constituency of the three autonomous councils.