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Assam Election 2021: All You Need to Know About Phase 2 of Assam Polls

A total of 345 contestants, including ministers and Assam's deputy speaker, are in the fray for 39 constituencies that will be going to polls on that day.

Assam Election 2021: All You Need to Know About Phase 2 of Assam Polls

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 March 2021 6:04 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: Assam is gearing up for the second phase of the three-phased assembly elections on April 1.

A total of 345 contestants, including ministers and Assam's deputy speaker, are in the fray for 39 constituencies that will be going to polls on that day.

Notably, this time we have 319 male candidates and 26 female candidates respectively.

Eleven per cent or 37 of the 345 candidates contesting in the second phase of the Assam assembly elections have declared criminal cases against themselves, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms. 30 (9 per cent) candidates have criminal cases against themselves.

The oldest Candidate – Dulal Sutradhar, is an 82-years-old and is contesting as an Independent from Hojai Constituency. Meanwhile, a total of 4 candidates is in the fray who is the youngest candidate in the Assam Assembly Election.

This time total Number of Voters in Assam who will exercise their franchise is 73,44,631, of which 37,34,537 are male and 36,09,959 are female.

On the other hand, 135 are Transgender voters.


Total

Seats

Contesting in Phase 1

Contesting in Phase 2

Party Name

BJP

93 (of 126)

39 (of 47)

34 (of 39)

CONGRESS

95 (of 126)

43 (of 47)

28 (of 39)

AGP

29 (of 126)

10 (of 47)

6 (of 39)

AIUDF

20 (of 126)

1 (of 47)

7 (of 39)

AJP

82 (of 126)

41 (of 47)

19 (of 39)

BPF

12 (of 126)

4 (of 39)

UPPL

11 (of 126)

3 (of 39)

Independent

360

78

176


> The constituency with the Maximum Number of Voters is Dispur with- 4,11,636

> The constituency with the Maximum Number of Voters in Phase 2- Hojai with 2,65,886

> The constituency with Lowest Number of Voters in Phase 2- Howraghat with 1,32,339

> The constituency with Maximum No. of Candidates- Algapur – with 19 Candidates Contesting

> The constituency with Minimum No. of Candidates is Udalguri with – 2 Candidates Contesting

> No. of Main Polling Stations in Phase 2 is 8,998

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

> Total No. of All Women Polling Stations is 1,351

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

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

PWD – Person With Disabilities

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

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


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