2nd May, 2021
After the assembly elections are over, everyone's eyes are on the results. The counting of votes for the 822 assembly seats in the four states of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, and one union territory of Puducherry will begin at 8 am on Sunday. During this time the Kovid-19 rules will be strictly followed. 822 Election Officers and more than 7000 Assistant Election Officers have been nominated for the counting of votes. Earlier, according to an exit poll on April 28, the Bharatiya Janata Party may again form a coalition government in Assam. However, this time the Congress has appeared in a better position than the previous assembly elections in Poll. Whose government will come this time in Assam, it will be clear today.
- Counting of votes continues in the state. In trends, the BJP is leading in 35 seats, while Congress is ahead in 16 seats.
In the Assam assembly elections, BJP is leading in 18 seats, while the Congress party is leading in 11 seats.
- Early trends have started coming in Assam. The Bharatiya Janata Party is currently ahead in the trends. However, the Congress is also giving a thorn contest.
- The counting of votes is going to start shortly. Some photographs have surfaced from outside the Maniram Dewan Trade Center in Guwahati, showing that strict security arrangements have been made. A large number of security personnel are seen outside the center. Apart from this, a lot of caution is also being taken regarding Corona.
Voting took place in three phases in Assam
Voting was held in three phases for the Assam assembly elections. Voting for the first phase was held on March 27, April 1 for the second phase and April 6 for the third and final phase. A total of 82.04 per cent polling was recorded in the three phases of elections in Assam's 126 assembly seats. The final phase had the highest turnout of 85.20 percent. On April 1, 80.96 per cent of the voters cast their votes in the second phase and 79.33 per cent in the first phase.
The main contest here is in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led NDA and the Congress-led UPA. The current Chief Minister and BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal has been in power in the state for the last five years. Before this, the Congress had been in power in Assam for many years. In the 2016 assembly elections, the NDA got 86 seats and the UPA got 26 seats.
Category: India: Election