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Opinion Poll Predicts Clear Win for BJP in Assam

With the support of AGP and other regional parties like the United People's Party Liberal, BJP is slated to secure its foothold in the Assam once again

Opinion Poll Predicts Clear Win for BJP in Assam

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Jan 2021 5:58 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA is likely to get 73-81 seats in the upcoming Assam Assembly polls, predicts the ABP-C Voter survey.

As per the poll prediction, the BJP led-Assam government will comfortably cross the magic number of 63 while UPA is projected to win around 36-44 seats.

It is to be mentioned that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) along with its allied regional party- Asom Gana Parishad, United People's Party Liberal and Gana Suraksha Party is set to secure a strong foothold in the state of Assam.

The ABP-C Voter Projected Vote share is-

NDA- 43%

UPA- 35%

AIDUF- 8%

OTH- 14%

Notably, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led by the Congress will look to regain its lost fame in the state of Assam and is said to rope in Left parties of Assam.

If rumours are believed to be true the age-old party is in talks with Badruddin Ajmal's All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) as the said party commands a significant support base among the Muslims population.

Currently, the BJP stands with 60 MLAs, while its allies Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and BPF have 14 and 12 lawmakers while the opposition Congress has 23 MLAs, while the AIUDF has 14 members in the House.

With the polls around the corner, the BJP led Assam government is confident to gain 100 plus seats in the upcoming Assam assembly elections.

On January 18, the office of the Assam Chief Electoral Officer under the Election commission of India has published the final revised photo electoral for Kamrup (Metro)

The Kamrup (Metro) rolls consists-Jalukbari, Dispur, Gauhati East and West legislative assembly constituencies (LACs).

The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora has arrived in Assam for a 3-day visit to take stock of preparations for assembly polls this year.

The CEC will be accompanied by Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar, Director General of the Election Commission of India (ECI) Dharmendra Sharma, Deputy Election Commissioner Chandra Bhusan Kumar, Senior Principal Secretary Narendra N Butolia, Director of Expenditure Pankaj Srivastava and EVM consultant Vipin Katara.

Meanwhile, elections to the 126-member Assam Assembly are likely to be held in March-April.


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