• Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

Low voter turnout in Guwahati Municipal Corporation Elections ! Guwahatian forget their problem !

Guwahati is seen as a gateway to Northeast India. The voting to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has been done yesterday with strict security measures. All measures were undertaken by Assam Police and the State Election Commission for the smooth execution of the same.

Approximately 54% voter turnout for the GMC elections is seemingly a cause of concern. This is at a time when Guwahati is loaded with problems such as scarcity of drinking water, street lights, etc. And more.

Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) is the urban local body responsible for governing, developing and managing Guwahati; according to their official website. It administers an area of 216.79 km² of Guwahati city.

The entire GMC area is divided into 31 municipal wards and each municipal ward is further divided into 2, 3 or 4 Area Sabhas, adds the website. Presently, there are 90 Area Sabhas. GMC works under Guwahati Development Department (GDD).

It may be mentioned that, the GMC administers through various branches/sections/cells located at its different offices situated mainly at various places of Guwahati city, as an administrative team.

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