Sushanta Talukdar

Guwahati: Two party workers were injured when miscreants attacked the convoy of Congress candidate for Assam’s Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency Mani Kumar Subba at Borigaon on Friday.

Mr. Subba, the party’s MP from the constituency, escaped unhurt.

PCC spokesman Bichitra Choudhury told The Hindu that a case was registered and the police had taken several persons into custody in connection with the incident.

Tezpur will be going to the polls in the second phase on April 23.

For the three Lok Sabha constituencies of the State that are going to the polls in the first phase on April 16, a total of eight nominations were filed on Friday. Of these, three were filed for the Autonomous District constituency, three for Silchar and two for Karimganj.

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