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Watch: 2014 Lok Sabha elections begin, voting on in Assam, Tripura

Apr 07, 2014 08:44 AM IST Politics Politics

Voting is on in Assam and Tripura as the first of the 9-phase 2014 Lok Sabha election began on Monday. The fate of 51 candidates from 5 constituencies in Assam will be decided while 13 candidates will contest in the multi-cornered fight in Tripura. More than 235 security companies have been called in from both centre and state for over 8,000 polling stations in Assam. A total of 1,605 polling stations have been set up in the state of Tripura, where 35 security companies have been dispatched.