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Assam Parliamentary Constituencies Dibrugarh Jorhat Lakhimpur Kaliabor Tezpur Karimganj Silchar Autonomous Nagaon Mangaldoi Guwahati Barpeta Dhubri Kokrajhar
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Assam Elections Update 2019

3:37 PM - Dr Manmohan Singh casts his vote - Assam Elections News Update
3:37 PM
 
Dr Manmohan Singh casts his vote at Dispur
 
In Dispur, Assam, the former PM of India, Dr Manmohan Singh exercised his vote at polling booth for Lok Sabha elections 2019.
8:45 AM - Polling beginned in Assam - Elections Update
8:45 AM
 
Polling beginned in Assam
 
4 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam PC started with their polling process along with the high security. Polls will take place today across 9,577 polling centres of Guwahati, Barpeta, Kokrajhar and Dhubri. Around 74,77,062 voters are expected to decide the fate of 54 candidates.
2019 Lok Sabha Elections Phase III News Update
The following 4 Parliamentary Constituencies of Assam are taking part in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase III
  1. Dhubri
  2. Kokrajhar
  3. Barpeta
  4. Gauhati
12:10 PM Faulty EVM, Voting Stopped
12:10 PM
 
Faulty EVM were reported in five states, voting were temporarily stopped in Assam.
Morning Update Assam: 8:30

Assam: Today 50 candidates are participating in five constituencies. Out of these 3 candidates contesting are women. Among the major candidates are BJP's Karipanath Mallah, who is also a Deputy Speaker of Vidhan Sabha in Assam and Sushmita Dev, is contesting from the side of All India Congress Women President.

Upcoming News Update
Assam, In Lok Sabha Elections 2019 phase-II, the polling will happen at following 5 Parliamentary Constituencies:-
  1. Karimganj
  2. Silchar
  3. Autonomous District
  4. Mangaldoi
  5. Nowgong

Assam Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates



StatePhase I (91)Phase II (97)Phase III (115)phaseIV (71)Phase V (51)phase VI (59)Phase VII(59)
Assam11/Apr18/Apr23/Apr----




Assam Lok Sabha Elections 2014



A frontier province of India, Assam is located in the northeastern part of the country. In the North and the East, the state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, respectively.

Towards the south lie Mizoram, Nagaland and Manipur. In the West of Assam, is Bangladesh and towards the southwest lies Bengal. A blend of diverse culture, Assam is an important state when it comes to national politics. For instance, with the Look East policy, Assam assumes great significance both at the state and the centre as a prominent northeastern state. It will soon be the passage to southeast Asian countries after the opening of the Stilwell Road that will connect India to China, opening the roads to trade.

Member Representation at the Centre

There is are 14 lok sabha seats in Assam to the Centre. The State Legislative Assembly of Assam is unicameral in nature and consists of 126 members.

Assam Elections History

If we look at the Assam Lok Sabha elections, the First Lok Sabha Election was held in Assam in 1951. The Indian National Congress was the winning party. The Congress party continued to be the winning party in 1957, 1962, 1967, 1971, 1977, and 1980 LS elections. In the 1985 elections, Asom Gana Parishad emerged as the winning party. In the Lok Sabha elections that followed in the years 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2009, the Indian National Congress continued to be the winning party, projecting a stronghold over the state.

Ruling Party and the Constitution of the Current Government

The current government is led by the Indian National Congress in coalition with the All India United democratic Front (AIUDF). Tarun Gogoi is the Chief Minister.

Name of the PartyNumber of Seats
Indian National Congress78
All India United Democratic Front18
Bodoland Peoples Front12
Asom Gana Parishad10
Bharatiya Janata Party5
Independents2
All India Trinamool Congress1


Major Political Parties in Assam

Assam has a fair representation of national parties as well as regional parties. The national parties are:
  • Indian National Congress
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Regional Parties in Assam:

  • All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF)
  • Bodoland People's Front
  • Bodoland People's Front
Top Political Leaders in Assam

  • Tarun Gogoi: Tarun Gogoi is the current Chief Minister of Assam. He has been the Member of Parliament to the Lok Sabha six times and as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for four terms. He began his political career as the Joint Secretary of the All India Congress Committee in 1976. In 2001, Gogoi was elected as the Chief Minister of Assam. Since then, he has led the INC to victory in three consecutive elections.
  • Sarbananda Sonowal: Sonowal is a famous Indian politician and 14th Chief Minister of Assam, since 2016. He has been the President for BJP, Assam in past.
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma: He is an youth icon and served as MLA in Assam for Indian National Congress (INC) from 2001-2015 later shifted to Bharatiya Janata Party in 2016.
  • Prafulla Kumar Mahanta: Parfulla Kumar Mahanta served as the Chief Minister of Assam from 1985-1990 and 1996-2001. He was the President of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP). In 2005, after being terminated from AGP, he created a new party called the Asom Gana Parishad (Progressive).
  • Hiteswar Saikia:Hiteswar Saikia served as the Chief Minister of Assam for two terms, from 1983-85 and 1991-1996. He is known as a stern politician, who was also a staunch opponent of militancy. His work in the field of education is still lauded.
2014 Opinion Poll: Assam

The major players in Assam are from the Bharatiya Janata Party, Indian National Congress, All India United Democratic Front and Asom Gana Parishad. The Congress is expected to gain, and an AIUDF and Congress alliance is likely to keep the opposition at bay. Indian National Congress is expected to win nine seats, BJP three seats and AIUDF two seats.

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  Election Highlights  
Quick Facts No. of PCs: 14
No. of Polling Days: 3
Polling Dates: 11April, 2019 (Phase 1), 18 April, 2019 (Phase 2), 23 April, 2019 (Phase 3) 
Poll Expenditure Limit per Candidate : Rs. 70 lakhs


Assam Parliamentary Constituency Winners 2009



PC No.PC NameCategoryWinning CandidateGenderPartyTotal Votes
1Karimganj(SC)Lalit Mohan SuklabaidyaMINC259717
2SilcharGENKabindra PurkayasthaMBJP243532
3Autonomous District(ST)Biren SinghMINC197835
4DhubriGENBadruddin AjmaMAIUD(F)540820
5Kokrajhar(ST)Sansuma Khunggur BwiswmuthiaryMB P Front495211
6BarpetaGENIsmail HussainMINC322137
7GauhatiGENBijoya ChakravartyFBJP496047
8MangaldoiGENRamen DekaMBJP307881
9TezpurGENJoseph ToppoMAsom Gana Parishad352246
10NawgongGENGohain,Shri RajenMBJP380921
11KaliaborGENDip GogoiMINC434676
12JorhatGENBijoy Krishna HandiqueMINC362320
13Dibrugarh(ST)Paban Singh GhatowarMINC359163
14LakhimpurGENRanee NarahFINC352330


  Parliamentary Constituencies in Assam  
PC No.PC NamePC No.PC Name
1Karimganj8Mangaldoi
2Silchar9Tezpur
3Autonomous District10Nawgong
4Dhubri11Kaliabor
5Kokrajhar12Jorhat
6Barpeta13Dibrugarh
7Gauhati14Lakhimpur





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