Key Constituencies to Watch Out For This Assam Elections 2021: A complete of 47 constituencies are going to polls in Part-I Assam Meeting Election. Of the 47 constituencies, 81,09,815 electors will resolve the destiny of 264 candidates. The campaigning for the Part-I ballot will conclude at the moment and voting will happen on March 27. Beneath are the highest constituencies to be careful for within the Part-I polls:
Majuli meeting constituency election
Majuli is a reserved constituency beneath the Scheduled Tribe class. Incumbent Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is contesting from the Majuli constituency. Congress has fielded Rajib Lochan Pegu from the constituency once more. He was Minister of water assets within the Tarun Gogoi authorities and had gained from the constituency for 3 straight phrases since 2001. In 2016 polls, Sonowal had defeated Pegu by a margin of over 18000 votes. The high-profile constituency has witnessed PM Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi campaigning within the constituency. Aiding to the competition from the seat are Bhaity Richong of the SUCI (Communist) get together, Sishudar Doley of the Assam Jatiya Parishad and Purna Pegu, an Unbiased candidate.
Gohpur meeting constituency election
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President Ripun Bora is taking up BJP’s Utpal Bora, who gained from the seat in 2016. He had defeated Monika Bora of Congress within the earlier election. The Congress is anticipating a turnaround from the seat by fielding its state president Ripun Bora. The constituency falls beneath the Tezpur Lok Sabha and comes beneath the Biswanath district.
Jorhat meeting constituency election
Part of the Jorhat Lok Sabha and Jorhat district, the meeting constituency is witnessing an intense battle with the BJP fielding Assam Meeting Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami from the seat. Congress has given a ticket to Rana Goswami from the seat. Goswami was elected twice from the seat– in 2006 and in 2011. Hitendra Nath Goswami had gained from the seat in 2016 by getting 69,209 votes defeating then seating MLA of Congress Rana Goswami.
Lakhimpur meeting constituency election
Dr Pleasure Prakash of Congress is taking up Manab Deka of BJP from the Lakhimpur constituency. The seat is at present held by Utpal Datta of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP). In 2016, Utpal Dutta defeated Pleasure Prakash Das of Congress by a margin of 4155 votes. AGP had fought 2016 polls in alliance with the BJP. Nonetheless, they’ve parted methods and thus, the BJP has fielded its candidate from the seat. Deka is an in depth aide of Himanta Biswa Sarma. This 12 months’s election will mark his ballot debut. Then again, Pleasure Prakash Das is a senior Congress chief and had misplaced 2016 polls by a skinny margin. The candidature of Utpal Datta has made the political equations fascinating within the constituency.
Bihpuria meeting constituency election
The BJP has dropped its sitting MLA from Bihpuria. The get together gave a ticket to Amiyo Kumar Bhuyan in Bihpuria, changing MLA Debananda Hazarika. For Congress, AICC secretary Bhupen Borah is contesting from the seat. The constituency comes beneath the Tezpur Lok Sabha. Apparently, Debananda Hazarika had defeated Borah by securing 66,563 votes in 2016 and nonetheless the BJP selected to exchange him. Based on experiences, the BJP’s transfer is geared toward counting anti-incumbency. Borah had gained from the seat within the 2011 polls.
The counting of votes for the 126-member Assam meeting will happen on Could 2.