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Assam delimitation: ECI hears suggestions, grievances of political parties in public hearings

Guwahati, July 20: An Election Commission of India (ECI) team on Thursday heard suggestions and grievances of various political parties as part of the public hearings on draft delimitation proposals for Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies of Assam. Opposition Congress and AIUDF opposed the ongoing delimitation exercise and urged the poll panel to stop it until the Supreme Court takes a decision on two pending cases on the matter. On the other hand, the ruling BJP and its allies AGP and UPPL welcomed the draft saying that the interest of the...
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ECI begins 3-day public hearing on draft delimitation in Assam

Guwahati, July 19: The full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) reached here on Wednesday to hold a series of public hearings on draft delimitation proposals for Assembly and Parliament constituencies of Assam. Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Arun Goel along with senior officials of the ECI reached Guwahati this morning and started the three-day hearing at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra complex here. An official of the election department told PTI that simultaneous hearings are taking place in three different halls. Mr...
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ECI to visit Assam from July 19 to 21 to discuss delimitation

Guwahati, July 15: A team of Election Commission of India (ECI) officials is set to visit Assam for three days from July 19 to July 21 to examine and hear concerns and suggestions regarding the draft plan on the delimitation of the constituencies. The delegation will meet with leaders of political parties and civil society organisations in Guwahati’s Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra. On July 20, the team will interact with the stakeholders of South Salmara, Bongaigaon, Dhubri, Goalpara, Barpeta, Nalbari, Kamrup, Kamrup (Metro), Morigaon, Darrang, Nagaon and Sonitpur districts. On July...
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Mizoram guv seeks ECI opinion on disqualification of minister over office of profit case

Aizawl, March 19: Mizoram Governor Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati has sought the opinion of the Election Commission of India (ECI) on a petition seeking disqualification of minister Robert Romawia Royte for allegedly holding “office of profit,” an official said on Sunday. The petition was filed by the main opposition Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) which claimed Royte is holding ‘office of profit’ by owning a consultancy firm that worked on several contracts under the state government in violation of the Representation of People (RP) Act. Royte holds various portfolios including sports...
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