AAP fields 40 candidates for GMC elections

Guwahati, April 5 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded 40 candidates in the April 22 elections to the Guwahati M cipal Corporation (GMC). AAP’s Assam state coordinator Bhaben Chowdhury has that the party has fielded candidates in 40 of the total 60 GMC wards and it would form the board by winning a majority of the seats. AAP had won two m cipal wards in Lakhimpur and Tinsukia districts in the last month’s civic polls. The AAP is trying to present itself as the alternative to the two national parties — BJP and Congress – in the GMC elections. A total of 208 candidates are in the fray for the GMC elections in which 7, 97,807 voters including 4, 00,654 female and 26 of the third gender would cast their votes. ABI ARN

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