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Assam Polls 2021: Important Facts and Figures as Assam Votes in Phase 2 (Apr 1)

A total of 345 candidates from 39 constituencies are contesting in Phase 2 of Assam Assembly elections 2021. There are 23 women candidates in this phase

Assam Polls 2021: Important Facts and Figures as Assam Votes in Phase 2 (Apr 1)

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 March 2021 12:37 PM GMT

Total No. of Candidates in Phase 2 - 345


Gender

No of Candidates

Male

319

Female

26

There are 319 male and 26 female candidates in Phase 2 of Assam election. As many as 74 women candidates are contesting Assam elections this time. Phase 1 saw 23 women candidates in the poll battle.

Oldest Candidate – Dulal Sutradhar, 82 Years


Eighty-two (82) years old Dulal Sutradhar is the oldest candidate in Phase 2. He is contesting as an Independent from Hojai Constituency. In Phase 1, Premadhar Bora, 85 was the oldest candidate contesting from Bihpuria constituency.

Youngest Candidate in the Fray


There are 4 youngest candidates contesting in Phase 2. They are aged 25 years.

Total Number of Voters in Assam - 73,44,631


Gender

No of Voters

Male

37,34,537

Female

36,09,959

A total of 73.44 lakh voters would decide the fate of the 345 candidates in second phase of Assam Polls 2021.

Total Number of Transgender Voters - 135


There are 135 Transgender voters this time. Assam has a total of 398 Transgender voters. In Phase 1 there were 124.

Constituency with the Maximum Number of Voters


Constituency

No of Voters

Dispur

4,11,636

Dispur, the capital of Assam has the maximum number, over 4.11 lakh voters. Voting for the Dispur constituency will be held in Phase III, April 6.

Constituency with the Maximum Number of Voters in Phase


Constituency

No of Voters in Phase 2

Hojai

2,65,886

In Phase 2, Hojai is the constituency with the maximum number of voters at over 2.65 lakhs.

Constituency with Lowest Number of Voters in Phase 2


Constituency

No of Voters in Phase 2

Howraghat

1,32,339

Howraghat in Karbi Anglong is the constituency with the least number of voters in Phase 2. It has a total of 1,32,339 voters.

Constituency with Maximum No. of Candidates


Constituency

No of Candidate Contesting

Algapur

19

Algapur, that goes to poll in Phase 2 has the maximum number of candidates. There are 19 candidates contesting from this constituency.

Constituency with Minimum No. of Candidates


Constituency

No of Candidate Contesting

Udalguri

2

Udalguri in BTR is the constituency with the least number of candidates contesting Assam Polls 2021. There are just two candidates contesting from Udalguri. Udalguri goes to poll in April 1 (Phase 2).

No of Main Polling Stations in Phase 2 - 8,998


Election Commission has set up 8,998 main polling stations for voting in Phase 2. There are auxiliary polling stations also.

Total No. of Polling Personnel Deployed 1,67,650


As many as 1,67, 650 polling personnel has been pressed into election duty for the three phase Assam elections 2021.

Total No. of All Women Polling Stations- 1,351


A total of 1,351 all women polling stations have been set up for the 3-phase Assam elections 2021.

Total No. of All Women Polling Stations in Phase 2 - 556


In Phase 2 there are 556 all women polling stations.

Total No. of PWD Voters in Assam Election 2021 - 1,38,290


Assam has a total of 1,38,290 people with disabilities as voters.

*PWD – Person With Disabilities


Total No. of PWD Voters in Phase 2 - 45,477


In Phase 2, a total of 45,477 people with disabilities are part of the electorate. Special arrangements have been made to ensure that

Total No. of Voters Above 80 Years - 2,89,474


Assam has 2,89,474 voters who are senior citizens above the age of 80 years.

Which Party is Contesting How Many Seats in Phase 2


The Bharatiya Janata Party who is look to regain power for the second term, is contesting in 93 of the 126 seats. Its allies AGP and UPPL are contesting in 29 and 11 seats respectively. In certain seats there would be a friendly contest between the three parties. The Indian National Congress is contesting in 95 seats. Its allies this election are AIUDF, Left parties and others.


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