Assam: 496 candidates in fray for 2nd phase of poll
Guwahati: Altogether 496 candidates are in the fray for 64 Assembly constituencies in Assam going to the polls in the second and last phase on April 11, state additional chief electoral officer SC Sahu said.
Today was the last day for withdrawal.
Prominent candidates in the fray are former chief minister and Asom Gana Parishad leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, its president Chandra Mohan Patowary and senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, election office sources said.
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