Assam Assembly Elections 2021 were held for 126 constituencies in three phases: March 27, April 1 and April 6.
A total of 2,33,74,087 voters were eligible to exercise their franchise, of which 1,18,23,286 are male voters, 1,15,50,403 female voters and 398 third gender voters.
ECI declares winners for 51 seats, BJP bags 27
As of 9.20 pm, the ECI declared the final results for 51 seats in Assam of which BJP has bagged 27, its allies AGP and UPPL have won 6 and 4 seat each respectively. In the grand alliance, Congress has won 8 seats, AIUDF is at 5 seats and BPF won 1 seat.
Winners declared for 32 seats: BJP leads with 18 seats, Cong at 5
As of 8.20 pm, the ECI has declared the final results for 32 seats in Assam of which BJP has bagged 18, its allies AGP and UPPL have won 4 and 2 seat each respectively. In the grand alliance, Congress has won 5 seats and AIUDF is at 3 seats.
BJP committed to develop all communities in Assam: Ranjeet Dass
BJP state chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass said the BJP-led alliance is committed to develop all the communities of the state with blessings of the people.
He also thanked every party worker, state and national leaders of the party for their hard work and sacrifice for this result.
“It is now just a formality to form the next government because of the extreme love and affection of the people of the state,” Dass said on his Facebook page.
“The BJP government will work with double encouragement and full dedication to fulfill the aspirations of the people of the state. We are also committed to overall development of all communities and we will tirelessly work for them,” he added. – PTI
Assam Assembly poll has broken ‘jinx’ that minorities don’t vote for BJP: Jitendra Singh
With the ruling BJP-led alliance in Assam set to form the government for the second consecutive term, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the assembly poll has broken the “jinx” that minorities do not vote for the saffron party as it has received huge support in the Muslim dominated areas and constituencies.
He hoped that in the second term of governance, Assam will, along with the entire north eastern region, emerge as a leading player in the post-COVID economy and growth for not only the north east but of the whole of India.
“Just as the northeast is today cited as an example of a development model across the country, it has also emerged as a role model for COVID management,” said Singh, the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
Singh, who was BJP’s co-incharge for Assam, said a significant feature of this spectacular decisive mandate is that BJP’s margin of victory has remained the same or possibly improved in spite of it being the ruling party for five years.
He said this vindicates what he had been saying throughout the election campaign that the Assam poll this time will set a new narrative of a state election being won on the strength of pro-incumbency without an iota of anti-incumbency factor.
“The Assam Assembly poll has also broken the jinx that the minorities do not vote for BJP,” said Singh, who is also the Minister of State for the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER).
We have received huge support in the Muslim dominated areas and constituencies because we were able to convince the people across all sections that we were working with sincerity, commitment and consistency to ensure equitable growth, and that we were not hesitant to offer our services even in such areas and sections where we may not have received much vote in the last election, he said.
The ruling NDA was ahead of the Congress-led Grand Alliance with leads in 75 of 126 seats as the counting of votes continued. BJP candidates were leading in 56 seats, while its ally AGP had the edge in 11 and the UPPL in eight.
The Grand Alliance was ahead in 46 seats and its spearhead Congress in 29 of that.
Singh said the people have seen the miraculous transformation happening over the last few years.
For example, he said, there was a time when Assam made news only for insurgency or road blockades or encounters, whereas today it is in news for the country’s largest bridges being inaugurated, new highways being laid out and international airports being set up to pave the way for “Act East” initiative. – PTI
Final results out for 16 seats: BJP wins 8, Congress wins 3
The ECI has declared the final results for 16 seats in Assam of which BJP has bagged 8, its allies AGP and UPPL have won 4 and 1 seat each respectively. While Congress has won 3 seats so far.
Assam 2021: BJP-led NDA ahead in 77 seats, trends indicate victory
The ruling BJP-led alliance in Assam is leading in 77 of the state’s 126 assembly constituencies and looks set to form the government for the second consecutive term, though the results are yet to be announced officially.
The opposition Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress is ahead in 45 constituencies.
According to the trends available till Sunday evening, the BJP is leading in 58 seats and its partners- Asom Gana Parishad is ahead in 11 and United People’s Party, Liberal in eight assembly segments.
Congress candidates are leading in 28 seats, while those of its ally AIUDF in 14, Bodoland Peoples’ Front (BPF) in two and the CPI(M) in one.
The performance of the newly-floated parties was disappointing with jailed Raijor Dal president Akhil Gogoi only leading in Sibsagar.
Its partner the Assam Jatiya Parishad remained far behind in the contest as the party chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi is trailing in both the constituencies-Duliajan and Naharkatia.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and AGP chief and minister Atul Bora are leading from Majuli, Jalukbari and Bokakhat respectively.
BJP state unit President Ranjeet Dass is also leading in Patacharkuchi over AJP working president Pabindra Deka.
Saffron party’s Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary is ahead over his BPF opponent Karuna Kanta Swargiary in Panery.
Speaker of the outgoing assembly Hitendra Nath Goswami is trailing former Congress MLA Rana Goswami by a slender margin, though his deputy Aminul Haque Laskar is leading in Sonai.
State Congress president and Rajya Sabha MP Ripun Bora is trailing his BJP opponent Utpal Borah in Gohpur.
Congress Legislature Party leader Debabrata Saikia is leading by a thin margin over his BJP rival Mayur Borgohain in Nazira. AIUDF’s Sirajuddin Ajmal is also leading in Jamunamukh.
Assam has a 126-member assembly and 64 seats are needed for a simple majority – PTI.
Incumbent BJP MLA Ashok Singhal beats INC’s Benudhar Nath, wins Dhekiajuli LAC
UPPL’s Gobinda Chandra Basumatary wins from Udalguri
Himanta Biswa Sarma wins from Jalukbari for 5th consecutive term
BJP minister Himanta Biswa Sarma secured Jalukbari constituency for the 5th consecutive term with a huge margin of over 1 lakh votes.
BPF candidate Majendra Narzary leading by 7,583 in Gossaigaon seat
Cong claims it will win in Assam despite trends favouring BJP
Despite trends till Sunday afternoon showing a comeback for the BJP in Assam, the Congress claimed that the Grand Alliance of the opposition parties will emerge victorious and form the government once the final results are out.
All India Congress Committee national general secretary Jitendra Singh said the trends so far will be reversed in the next two to four hours.
“I am still saying that the ‘Mahajot’ will form the government. Only 3-4 rounds are over at this moment, while counting will continue for more than 15 rounds in most of the seats,” said Singh, the in-charge of Assam Congress.
He appealed to the people to “wait for another 2-4 hours by when the tally is likely to reverse”. READ MORE
Renupoma Rajkhowa of AGP wins from Teok constituency
AGP’s Atul Bora wins from Bokakhat with a huge margin
AGP’s Atul Bora comfortably won the Bokakhat seat with 72,067 votes. His closest contest was against independent candidate Pranab Doley, who secured 27,405.
Assam polls: NDA ahead in 75 seats, trends indicate victory
The ruling BJP-led NDA in Assam is leading in 75 assembly seats, while the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress is ahead in 44 places, according to the trends available in the Election Commission’s website.
The BJP is leading in 56 seats, and its partners- Asom Gana Parishad is ahead 11 and United People’s Party, Liberal in eight constituencies.
Congress candidates are leading in 27 seats, while those of its ally AIUDF in 14, Bodoland People’s Front in two and CPI(M) in one.
Latest ECI trends at 3.10 pm
Wazed Ali Chowdhury of INC leads from South Salmara LAC with a margin of 109,466 votes
People blessed us, BJP to retain power in Assam: Sonowal
Elated over the initial trends of Assam poll results, which showed that the BJP has an edge over its rivals, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday exuded confidence that the saffron party-led alliance will retain power in the state.
The ruling BJP-led NDA is surging ahead of the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress in Assam, leading in 77 of the 119 seats, trends available on the Election Commission website at 12.15 pm showed.
“People have blessed us. We can say for sure that the BJP will form government in Assam. We are coming back to power with our partners AGP and UPPL,” Sonowal told reporters.
Asked if the ruling coalition will be able to bag 100 seats, as claimed by the saffron camp ahead of the polls, he said, “The trends are completely in favour of the BJP. The party will achieve its target. However, we will have to wait for the final results.”
Sonowal is maintaining a comfortable lead in Majuli constituency – PTI.
BJP’s Promod Borthakur leading by 4685 votes in Biswanath
In Biswanath, after the 8th round, BJP’s Promod Borthakur is leading by 4685 votes. Promod Borthakur gets 33,265 votes while Anjan Bora of Congress gets 29,600.
Assam elections 2021 results: Trends so far
INC’s Dhrubajyoti Gogoi is leading by 308 votes in Duliajan
BJP’s Binod Hazarika is leading by 2170 votes in Lahoal
BJP’s Chakradhar Gogoi leading by 3917 votes in Moran
BJP’s Prashanta Phukan leading in Dibrugarh by 4330 votes after 3rd round
BJP+ crosses majority mark in Assam, say early trends
APCC President Ripun Bora trailing from Gohpur
In Gohpur, Congress president Ripun Bora is lagging behind by 2,000 votes. Utpal Borah of BJP is leading.
Glimpse from Nagaon Election District
Leads so far
AIUDF’s Aminul Islam leads with a margin of 8,332 votes in Mankachar
INC’s Debabrata Saikia trailing in Nazira
Congress legislature party leader Debabrata Saikia trailing behind BJP’s Mayur Borgohain in Nazira seat.
AGP’s Keshab Mahanta frontrunner in Kaliabor
In Kaliabor, Keshab Mahanta of AGP is leading with 9981 votes. In the second round, Mahanta got 16,418 votes while Prasanta Kumar Saikia of INC bagged only 6437 votes.
Congress is leading in majority of seats in upper Assam after first round; Akhil Gogoi leading in Sivasagar
Second round: Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma leading with 14,254 votes from Jalukbari
In pics: Assam CEO visits Kamrup (metro) counting centre
Assam CEO Nitin Khade visited the Kamrup Metropolitan District counting centre, to see Covid Protocol and ASDMA Norms Compliance.
Second round: BJP’s Atul Bora leading from Dispur
Incumbent BJP MLA Atul Bora is leading from Dispur constituency with 4,890 votes.
Trends for 85 seats: BJP leading from 43 seats, INC 16, AGP 11
End of round 1: BJP leads in 30 seats, Congress 8, AGP & UPPL from 6 each
Round 1: Akhil Gogoi leads in Sivasagar
First round ends in Sivasagar constituency. Akhil Gogoi from Raijor Dal leads with 5,525 votes, INC gets 1,842 votes and BJP bags 2,227 votes.
ECI trends: BJP leading in 17 seats, AGP from 5, INC in 4 seats, UPPL 3, BPF 2 and AIUDF 1
BJP leading in 11 seats, INC & AGP 4 each, UPPL 2, BPF from 1 seat: ECI
Ground report: BJP leads from Guwahati East constituency
Incumbent BJP MLA Siddhartha Bhattacharya leading with 2500 votes from Guwahati East constituency
Ground report: Congress leads from Guwahati West constituency
INC’s Mira Borthakur leads from Guwahati West constituency with 508 votes out of 775 postal ballot votes.
BJP+ leading from 22 seats in postal ballots
The ruling BJP-led NDA is leading in 22 seats, while the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress is ahead in 15 places, according to initial trends available from counting of postal ballots in Assam, officials said on Sunday.
The newly formed Assam Jatiya Parishad-Raijor Dal alliance is leading in four assembly seats.
BJP candidates are leading in 16 seats, while those of its ally AGP in six.
The Congress has established initial leads in 14 places and AIUDF in one.
Raijor Dal chief and jailed anti-CAA protest leader Akhil Gogoi is leading from Sibsagar.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and AGP chief and minister Atul Bora are leading from Majuli, Jalukbari and Bokakhat.
Congress Legislative Party chief and his deputy Debabrata Saikia and Rakibul Hussain both are trailing from Nazira and Samaguri.
Assam has a 126-member assembly and 64 seats are needed for a simple majority.
Latest trends: BJP leading from 8 seats
According to the Election Commission of India, BJP has taken lead in 8 seats, Congress and AGP are leading from 2 seats each, and BPF and UPPL are the frontrunners from 1 seat each
BJP’s Ashok Singhal leading from Dhekiajuli
According to the ECI, incumbent BJP MLA Ashok Singhal is leading from Dhekiajuli constituency with 1,685 against INC’s Benudhar Nath.
BJP, INC leading in 2 seats each; AGP, BPF 1 each: ECI
INC leads from Golaghat constituency: ECI
The Election Commission of India has officially declared that Congress’ Bitupan Saikia is leading from Golaghat constituency with 203 votes against BJP’s Ajanta Neog.
BPF leads from Bijni constituency: ECI
ECI has officially declared that Bodoland People’s Front’s Kamalshing Narzary is leading in Bijni seat with 220 votes against UPPL’s Phanin Boro
Congress leads on Sootea constituency
ECI has officially declared that Congress’ Praneswar Basumatary is leading in Sootea seat with 500 votes against BJP’s Padma Hazarika.
Akhil Gogoi is leading in 2034 votes in the first round in Sivasagar constituency
Early trends for 51 seats
According to NDTV, BJP+ is currently leading in 29 seats, Congress+ in 18 seats, AJP+ is leading in 3 seats and Others is leading in 1.
Himanta Biswa Sarma leading in Jalukbari
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is leading in Majuli
Akhil Gogoi from Raijor Dal leads in Sivasagar
Congress President Ripun Bora leading from Gohpur constituency
Early trends across channels show BJP+ in the lead
Trends for 40 seats
BJP+ is currently leading in 24 seats, Congress+ in 12 seats, AJP+ is leading in 3 seats and Others in 1 seat, according to NDTV.
Look at numbers from 2016
In 2016, BJP and its alliance partners won an absolute majority in the Assam state assembly election. It won 60 seats on its own in the 126 member House. Its ally AGP had won 14 seats while another ally BPF bagged 12 seats.
BJP+ had won 86/ 126 seats.
Vote counting leads
According to NDTV, BJP+ is currently leading in 10 seats, Congress+ in 5 seats and AJP+ is leading in 2 seats.
Electoral fate of 946 candidates to be decided
Total 946 candidates contested for the 126-seat assembly, of which 74 are women contestants.
Postal ballot leads
BJP is leading in 2 seats while the Congress is leading in 1 in postal ballots, according to The Indian Express.
Unused EVM with no votes polled found in Hailakandi counting centre
On Saturday evening, a reserved, unused Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) was found inside a trunk at a counting centre in Hailakandi. District Election Officer Megh Nidhi Dahal along with returning officers rushed to the spot where the EVM was detected and made an inquiry into it. The contesting candidates also reached the spot.
BJP hopeful of returning to power
The BJP hopes to come back to power on the performance of the Sarbanand Sonowal government, central government initiatives and the following for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
COVID-19 protocols: Face mask, use of hand sanitiser mandatory in counting halls
Face masks, use of sanitisers are mandatory for those entering the counting halls. Counting venues are well ventilated and EVMs and VVPATs at the well-ventilated counting venues will be sanitised. Public gathering will not be allowed.
Vote counting starts at 8 am