EC rejects 20 candidates after scrutiny in Assam

Names of 20 candidates out of the 529 aspirants have been rejected by Election Commission on the last date of scrutiny for the first phase of poll scheduled on April 4.

Updated: Mar 20, 2011, 09:58 AM IST

Guwahati: Names of 20 candidates out of
the 529 aspirants have been rejected by Election Commission on
the last date of scrutiny for the first phase of poll
scheduled on April 4.

Additional chief election officer MC Sahu said on Saturday that names of the 20 candidates had been rejected
and now 509 aspirants were in the fray in the first phase.

March 21 is the last day of withdrawal of candidates
for this phase.

Elections will be held for 62 Assembly constituencies
on April 4 and 64 seats on April 11 respectively.

PTI