Assembly Elections 2021
BJP candidate and incumbent Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal registers a massive victory in Majuli by defeating Congress candidate Rajiv Lochan Pegu by over 42,787 votes. Sonowal, who represented the island constituency for the second time has broken his own record by receiving 70,560 votes. He won the 2016 Assembly Elections with a margin of 18,923 votes.
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5.17 PM: BJP candidate Himanta Biswa Sarma wins the Jalukbari constituency for the fifth consecutive term.
5.00 PM: BJP candidate and incumbent Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal registers massive victory in Majuli with a margin of 42,787 votes. He has received a total of 70,560 votes.
4.23 PM: BJP candidate Taranga Gogoi registers victory in Naharkatia. AJP chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi faces defeat.
4.07 PM: Former Congress MLA Ajanta Neog, who contested from Golaghat on BJP's ticket wins. Awaiting official announcement.
4.00 PM: Akhil Gogoi leading ahead of BJP's Surabhi Rajkonwari by 1936 votes.
3.55 PM: AIUDF candidate Aminul Islam emerges victorious in Mankachar. Awaiting official announcement.
3.50 PM: BJP candidate Ranjeet Kumar Dass registers a thumping victory in Patacharkuchi by more than 40,000 votes. Awaiting official announcement.
3.43 PM: BJP candidate Bhaskar Sharma wins in Margherita by 59722 votes. Official announcement awaits.
3.42 PM: BJP's Ranjit Dutta wins by 29,481 votes in Behali. Official announcement awaits.
3.40 PM: AGP candidate Prithviraj Rabha wins Tezpur constituency by 9,853 votes. "This is people's love following my service in the last five years. I dedicate this victory to the people of Tezpur," Rabha said.
3.35 PM: AIUDF candidate Hafiz Bashir Ahmed Qasimi wins by 63,258 votes for the fourth time in Bilasipara West. Official announcement awaits.
3.32 PM: BJP's Rupsing Teran wins in Baithalangso. Official announcement awaits.
3.25 PM: BJP candidate Numal Monin wins in Bokajan by a margin of about 18,000 votes. Official announcement awaits.
3.12 PM: Congress candidate Rekibuddin Ahmed nears comfortable victory in Chaygaon, APCC congratulates.
2.51 PM: BJP candidate and incumbent Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is heading towards a big victory in island constituency Majuli with a margin of 22,166 votes.
2.45 PM: Congress candidate and APCC chief Ripun Bora trails behind BJP candidate Utpal Borah in Gohpur.
2.42 PM: Assam Pradesh Congress Committee congratulates Wazed Ali Choudhury who is heading towards a comfortable win in the South Salmara constituency.
2.32 PM: Barchalla BJP MLA Ganesh Limbu on the verge of a convincing victory.
2.26 PM: BJP candidate Himanta Biswa Sharma is leading in the Jalukbari constituency by 65456 votes after the 14th round of counting.
2.19 PM: BJP candidate Prashanta Phukan is leading in Dibrugarh by 31,960 votes following the 8th round of counting.
2.12 PM: BJP candidate Bhaskar Sharma has taken a big lead in Margherita by a margin of 41,120 votes after completion of the 15th round of counting.
2.06 PM: Assam Pradesh Congress Committee congratulates Rockybul Hussain who is nearing victory in the Samaguri constituency.
1.58 PM: Assam Minister and AGP candidate from Kaliabor constituency Keshab Mahanta is on the verge of a convincing victory. He is leading by 27038 votes at the end of the 10th round.
1.53 PM: BJP candidate and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is seen progressing in Majuli by 20,207 votes following the 7th round of counting.
1.43 PM: UPPL chief Pramod Boro congratulates Kokrajhar East candidate Lawrence Islary. "My heartiest congratulations and best wishes to Shri Lawrence Islary for his victory from Kokrajhar (East), defeating BPF’s candidate Smt Pramila Rani Brahma," Boro said in a Facebook post.
1.29 PM: Congress candidate Nandita Das is leading in the Boko constituency by 23,101 votes. Rekibuddin Ahmed is leading ahead of AGP's Kamala Kanta Kalita in Chaygaon.
1.25 PM: UPPL candidates Lawrence Islary and Manaranjan Brahma is leading in Kokrajhar East and Kokrajhar West seat respectively.
2.41 PM: Former Congress MLA Ajanta Neog, who contested from Golaghat on BJP's ticket is leading by 5000 votes.
12.37 PM: AIUDF candidate Samsul Huda is leading in Bilasipara East constituency by over 14,000 votes.
12.32 PM: Congress candidate Pradip Sarkar is leading in Abhayapuri South by 16,986 votes.
12.30 PM: BJP candidate Ranjit Dutta is leading in the Behali constituency by 10,312 votes.
12.13 PM: Trends in Barak Valley
While the saffron party is seen leading in Sonai, Udharbond, Algapur, Katlicherra, Ratabari and Dholai, Congress advances in Katigora, Lakhipur, Silchar, Patharkandi, Karimganj North, Karimganj South and Barkhola. On the other hand, AIUDF is leading in Hailakandi, Badarpur, as per trends.
11.39 AM: AGP president and minister Atul Bora is leading from Bokakhat by 40,193 votes and Phani Bhushan Choudhury leading by 8,148 votes.
11.35 AM: BJP candidate Narayan Deka seen leading in Barkhetri seat by 8613 votes.
11.30 AM: As per the trends, it is clear that BJP will form the government in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal.
11.20 AM: BJP candidate Jayanta Malla Baruah is leading in Nalbari.
10.56 AM: BJP candidate Hitendra Nath Goswami seen leading in Jorhat.
10.29 AM: The ruling BJP-led alliance is seen leading in 78 and Congress in 36 seats, as per initial trends.
10.19 AM: Senior Congress leader Rockybul Hussain is leading in Samaguri following the third round.
10.10 AM: Assam Minister and BJP's star campaigner Himanta Biswa Sarma is leading in Jalukbari.
10.03 AM: BJP candidate Taranga Gogoi is leading in Naharkatia constituency, as per early trends.
10.00 AM: BJP candidate for Batadrava constituency Angoorlata Deka is leading following the first round of counting.
9.50 AM: Congress candidates Rupjyoti Kurmi from Mariani, Nurul Huda from Rupahihat, Rekibudding Ahmed from Chhaygaon and Rana Goswami from Jorhat is leading after the first round of counting.
9.37 AM: BJP-AGP alliance candidate Pradip Hazarika representing the Amguri constituency is leading following the first round of counting.
9.35 AM: BJP's candidate for Guwahati East constituency Siddhartha Bhattacharya is leading following the first round of counting.
9.30 AM: BJP's Naba Kumar Doley, Bhuban Pegu, Sanjay Kisan and Kushal Dowari is leading in Dhakuakhana, Jonai, Tinsukia and Thowrah respectively, as per initial trends.
9.25 AM: The gap of difference between the BJP and the Congress widens as the BJP takes lead in 35 seats, while the Congress is ahead in 16.
9.10 AM: AJP candidate Lurinjyoti Gogoi is leading in the Duliajan seat, as per early trends.
9.05 AM: Congress candidate Manoj Dhanowar is leading in Lahowal, as per early trends.
9.00 AM: As per early trends, BJP candidates Prashanta Phukan, Bimal Borah and Ranjeet Kumar Dass is leading in Dibrugarh, Tingkhong and Patacharkuchi respectively.
8.55 AM: BJP's Keshab Mahanta is leading by 3832 votes after the first round of counting of votes in Kaliabor.
8.59 AM: AGP candidate Prithviraj Rabha leads in the first round of vote counting in the Tezpur constituency.
8.50 AM: Raijor Dal candidate Akhil Gogoi is leading in the Sivasagar seat, as per early trends.
8.41 AM: Congress candidate Praneshwar Basumatary leads by 536 votes after the first round in Sootea constituency.
8:35 AM: BJP candidate for Majuli constituency Sarbananda Sonowal is leading, as per initial trends.
8.34 AM: As per the early trends, BJP is leading in 22 seats and Congress in 12 seats and AJP in 4 and RD in 1.
8:13 AM: Strong room of six constituencies in Barpeta district opens and postal counting begins.
8.05 AM: Where to check the Assam election 2021 results?
The Assam Assembly Election Results 2021 will be displayed on the ECI website - https://results.eci.gov.in and will be updated from time to time for current round wise trends and results of every constituency.
8.00 AM: Counting of votes begins amid Covid-19 restrictions
The counting of votes begins for 126-member Assam Assembly. The numbers of counting halls have been increased from 143 in the 2016 Assembly Election to 331 this time. A total of 946 candidates - 872 males and 74 females - were in the fray for the three-phased assembly elections in the state.
7.50 AM: What do exit polls say?
Most exit polls have predicted a comfortable victory for BJP. India Today-Axis My India says that the saffron alliance with 75-85 seats, while it has given 40-50 seats to the Congress. Today's Chanakya has given 70 seats to the BJP-led alliance and 50 seats for the Congress-led 'Grand Alliance'. On the other hand, Republic-CNX gave the BJP alliance 74-84 and the opposition 40-50 seats. Times-C-Voter: Times- C-Voter predicts 65 seats for the NDA and 59 for the UPA.
7:45 AM: Key political parties contesting polls
Parties are fighting in the Assam Assembly election this time comprising Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)-led alliance with Asom Gana Parishad(AGP) and United People's Party Liberation(UPPL), Congress-led 'Mahajot' with All India United Democratic Front(AIUDF), Bodoland Peoples'' Front (BPF), CPI(M), CPI, CPI(ML) Liberation, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Anchalik Gana Morcha (AGM).
7.32 AM: The counting of votes for Assam assembly elections to be held today.
7.00 AM: According to the Election Commission of India, Assam recorded 82.04% overall voter turnout in the State Assembly election 2021, polling for which was held in three phases – March 27, April 1 and April 6.