Guwahati: Assam Social Welfare Minister
Akon Bora received a jolt when the Gauhati High Court today
ordered repoll in two booths of 52 Dispur assembly
constituency from where he had won as a Congress candidate in
the 2006 polls.
Justice I A Ansari, delivering the judgement on a
petition filed by former AGP Minister Atul Bora, directed the
election authorities to hold polls at the earliest for the two
polling stations--No 196 and 164.
The AGP candidate who had contested against the
social welfare minister, had lost the polls by a mere 813
votes and had filed a petition with the High Court alleging
election malpractices by the concerned authorities in the two
The Social Welfare Minister had polled 52,461 votes
while the AGP candidate polled 51,648 votes.