Assam chief election officer quits; joins Cong

Caught in a barrage of controversy Assam state Chief election officer has put in his papers and joined the Congress on Sunday.

According to information, C K Sarma who has been working as the state's chief election officer is seeking Congress ticket for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. He already talked to a few party leaders of the APCC. As the news was spreading like wild fire, Opposition AGP and BJP unitedly upped ante on him and asked him to step down to retain the sanctity of the Election Commission.

Sarma put in his papers on Sunday but he is not sure of party ticket for the upcoming Lok sabha polls.