#AssamAssemblyElections2021

10 April.Guwahati, Assam, India
Repolling will be held at the polling stations in Ratabari, Sonai and Haflong constituencies on April 20, the ECI said in a letter addressed to the Chief Electoral Officer. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • ECI called for repolling after an EVM was found in vehicles associated with BJP candidates
  • At a station in Haflong assembly constituency, 171 votes were cast even though 90 people were eligible
  • At least three persons were injured in an incident of firing at the Sonai constituency

10 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
TMC supporters during West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee's election campaign rally. (PTI File Photo)

  • The EC asked star campaigners, political leaders to follow in all seriousness the safety guidelines
  • "By doing so, the political parties and candidates are exposing themselves as well as the public...": EC
  • The remarks by the EC came as India is witnessing a steep surge in COVID-19 cases

6 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
People pose for photographs in front of a wall art dedicated to Corona warriors after votes for Assam Assembly polls. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • For Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, this was the first and only phase of polling
  • Assam wrapped up the electoral exercise with its third and final phase today
  • West Bengal will continue to vote till April 27

6 April.Dispur, Guwahati, Assam, India
Officials travel towards their polling stations on the eve of 3rd phase of Assam Assembly election , at Chaygaon in Kamrup district. (PTI Photo)

  • The constituencies going for polls on Tuesday are spread across 12 districts in Assam
  • The voting on the 40 assembly seats of Assam will start at 7 am and conclude at 6 pm
  • The counting of votes will take place on May 2

6 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
PM Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in West Bengal. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • PM Narendra Modi has urged the voters "to vote in record numbers"
  • He made the appeal in Bengali, Assamese, Malayalam and Tamil
  • Polling is being held in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry 

6 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • Over 20 crore people are voting across 4 states and 1 UT to elect their legislative government
  • This is the first and only phase of polling for Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the union territory of Puducherry
  • Tight security has been imposed across all 475 constituencies

6 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A security person stands guard as people wait in queues to cast votes at a polling station in West Bengal's Midnapore. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • West Bengal is polling on 31 seats today
  • Assam, in its third and final phase, is voting on 40 of its 126 assembly seats
  • Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are voting in one go in this mega phase of the assembly elections

6 April.Barama, Assam, India
The Barama assembly constituency recorded a voter turnout of 82.05% in 2016. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The Barama assembly constituency is currently held by Bodoland People's Front (BDF) leader Maneswar Brahma
  • Brahma defeated Independent candidate Rekha Rani Das Boro in the 2016 elections by a margin of 9,796 votes
  • The constituency falls under Assam's Gautam Buddha Nagar district

The Bongaigaon state assembly constituency is located in Bongaigaon district of Assam. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Bongaigaon is part of Barpeta Lok Sabha constituency
  • Phani Bhusan Choudhury of Asom Gana Parishad is the sitting MLA
  • He won against Shankar Prasad Ray of BJP in 2016 by a margin of 31,320 votes

5 April.Gauhati, Assam, India
The Gauhati East assembly constituency falls under Assam Kamrup Metropolitan district. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Gauhati East assembly constituency is currently held by BJP MLA Siddhartha Bhattacharya
  • Currently Assam's Cabinet Minister of Education, Bhattacharya defeated Bobbeeta Sharma of Congress in the 2016 elections
  • He joined BJP in 1995 and was the party president of Assam until 2014