New Delhi: All 126 seats in Assam were voted in three phases. The first phase of voting took place on March 27, the second on April 1 and the third on April 6. In Assam, there is a close contest between the BJP-led NDA and the Congress alliance. The Congress is in the electoral fray this time with the Bodoland People’s Front, All India United Democratic Front and the Left parties, while the BJP is contesting with the Assam Republic.
At present, there is a BJP government in Assam. Sarbananda Sonowal is the Chief Minister of the state. In the year 2016, BJP won 86 out of 126 seats. This time the BJP is facing a big coalition of 8 parties led by the Congress. Of which, Badruddin Ajmal’s AIUDF is also included.
News24 and Today’s Chanakya The most accurate exit poll has revealed that BJP 70, Congress 56 and others are not getting a single seat.
Muslims 14 percent, SC 51 percent, OBC 63 percent and ST 46 percent
80 percent Muslim, SC 30 percent, OBC 22 and ST 34 percent
It is noteworthy that the Election Commission has given instructions to all media institutions and television channels that they cannot show the exit poll before seven o’clock in the evening.
In Assam, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi rallied fiercely. At the same time, PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda gave a lot of public meetings. The issue of CAA and laborers working in tea plantations was the most talked about issue in Assam. At the same time, the Congress also promised five guarantees for the state.
Want change in Assam?
Yes 43 percent
No 45 percent
What issues did people vote on
30 percent in the name of party and candidate in Assam
Growth 18 percent
Corruption 20 percent
Local Issues 13 percent
The remaining 8 percent