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Assam polls: Rahul Gandhi to address three rallies today


New Delhi: Ahead of the Assam assembly polls, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will begin campaigning from today and address three rallies in Karbi Anglong, Karimganj and Cachar districts of Assam.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally in poll-bound Assam on March 30.

Earlier last week, highlighting his agenda of development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigning in the Rangapara district of Assam, came down heavily on the Congress regime and alleged that the ruling party in the state has betrayed the people and their aspirations in the last 15 years.

In Assam, polling for the first phase of polls will be held on April 4 for 65 seats. The scrutiny of nomination papers was held on March 19 and March 21 was the last date of withdrawal of nominations.

Assam has a total of one crore 98 lakh voters. The Election Commission has announced two-phase voting for the 14th Assam assembly elections on April 4 and 11, while the votes will be counted on May19.

The tenure of the Tarun Gogoi led-government comes to an end in June. (ANI)

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