Assam Election Results 2021 Highlights: BJP set to form government in Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma wins from Jalukbari

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Updated: May 2, 2021 10:31:51 pm

Assam Vidhan Sabha Election Results, Assam Assembly Election Results 2021 Highlights: BJP has taken considerable lead over Congress-led Grand Alliance in Assam. Counting for 126 assembly constituencies is currently underway.

Assam Election Results 2021 Live, Assam Assembly Election Results 2021 Live,Assam Election Results 2021 Live: The Exit Polls had predicted a clear majority for the NDA.

 

2021 Assam Assembly Election Vote Counting Highlights: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is continuing to hold on to its early leads against the Congress-led Grand Alliance. So far, the trends are out for 123 seats – BJP is ahead in 77 and Congress in 47. Exit polls had predicted BJP’s win but the scale of its leads is bigger than expected. In Assam, the contest is the BJP-led NDA and eight-party grand alliance led by the Congress.

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Except for two, almost all exit polls had predicted return of the saffron party government for the second consecutive term. If the exit poll numbers hold today, it would be a big blow for the Congress, which was hoping to return to power after five years and that is why it also allied with Badruddin Ajmal’s AIUDF.

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    20:38 (IST)02 May 2021
    BJP candidate Ajanta Neog defeats Bitupan Saikia of Congress

    BJP candidate Ajanta Neog defeated Bitupan Saikia of Congress by 9,325 votes in the Golaghat seat. (PTI)

    20:30 (IST)02 May 2021
    BJP's Ranjit Dutta defeats his nearest Independent rival Jayanta Dutta by 29,839 votes

    BJP candidate and Assam minister Ranjit Dutta defeated his nearest Independent rival Jayanta Dutta by 29,839 votes to retain Behali seat. (PTI)

    17:50 (IST)02 May 2021
    HImanta Biswa Sarma wins from Jalukbari

    Assam Election results LIVE: Himanta Biswa Sarma has own Jalukbari for the fifth conssecutive term. 

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    17:01 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results: It's clear BJP is forming government once again, says Sarbananda Sonowal

    Assam Election results 2021 LIVE: Counting is still underway but it is clear that BJP is forming the government once again. This has been possible because of the public cooperation: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

    16:58 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results 2021: Congress claims it will win in Assam despite trends favouring BJP

    Assam election results 2021 LIVE: The Congress has claimed that the Grand Alliance will emerge victorious once the final results are out. Congress General Secretary Jitendra Singh said the trends so far will be reversed in the next two to four hours. "I am still saying that the 'Mahajot' will form the government. Only 3-4 rounds are over at this moment, while counting will continue for more than 15 rounds in most of the seats," said Singh. He appealed to the people to "wait for another 2-4 hours by when the tally is likely to reverse".

    16:58 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results 2021: Congress claims it will win in Assam despite trends favouring BJP

    Assam election results 2021 LIVE: The Congress has claimed that the Grand Alliance will emerge victorious once the final results are out. Congress General Secretary Jitendra Singh said the trends so far will be reversed in the next two to four hours. "I am still saying that the 'Mahajot' will form the government. Only 3-4 rounds are over at this moment, while counting will continue for more than 15 rounds in most of the seats," said Singh. He appealed to the people to "wait for another 2-4 hours by when the tally is likely to reverse".

    16:09 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election 2021: Sarbananda Sonowal leads in Majuli

    Assam Election results 2021: Chief MInister Sarbananda Sonowal is leading in Majuli. 

    14:55 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results 2021: Himanta Biswa Sarma takes massive lead in Jalukbari. 

    Assam Election 2021: Himanta Biswa Sarma is leading by a very good margin in Jalukbari.

    14:20 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results LIVE: BJP-led NDA ahead in 77 seats, Congress in 40

    Assam Election results 2021 LIVE: BJP-led NDA is leading in 77 assembly seats, while the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress is ahead in 40. The BJP is leading in 62 seats, and its partners - Asom Gana Parishad is ahead in 10 and United People's Party, Liberal in seven constituencies. The Congress candidates are leading in 26 seats, while AIUDF in 11 and Bodoland People's Front in 3. CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and AGP chief and minister Atul Bora are leading from Majuli, Jalukbari and Bokakhat. Congress president and MP Ripun Bora and leader of the opposition in the assembly Debabrata Saikia are trailing in Gohpur and Nazira. Jailed Akhil Gogoi of Raijor Dal is leading in Sibsagar, while former AASU and anti-CAA leader Lurinjyoti Gogoi from Assam Jatiya Parishad is trailing in Naharkatia. 

    13:35 (IST)02 May 2021
    Election results 2021: EC asks chief secretaries to prohibit victory celebrations urgently

    Assam Election results 2021 LIVE: The Election Commission of India writes to Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs to "prohibit victory celebrations urgently". The ECI also directs that responsible SHOs and other officers must be suspended immediately and criminal and disciplinary actions must be initiated against them. 

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    12:50 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results 2021: BJP leads come down to 76

    Assam Election results 2021 LIVE: The BJP's leads have come down to 76 against 83 earlier. The Congress-led Grand Alliance is now leading in 47 seats. The ruling party is predicted to return to power for the second term.  

    12:20 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results 2021: BJP crosses majority mark, setback for Congress

    Assam election results 2021: BJP has maintained its lead over Congress-led Grand Alliance. Of 126 seats, the ruling party is leading in 83 seats while the Grand Alliance is ahead in 41. 

    11:34 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assan Election results: BJP will form govt, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal

    Assam Election results 2021: CM Sarbananda Sonowal says that as per the trends, it is clear that Bharatiya Janata Party will form the government in Assam. BJP is currently leading on 80 seats while the Congress is ahead on 44.  

    10:41 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Assembly Election results 2021: Himanta Biswa Sarma leading from Jalukbari

    Assam Assembly Election results 2021: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma is leading from Jalukbari. Sarma is up against Ramen Chandra Borthakur of Congress and Hemanta Kumar Shut of Raijor Dal. 

    10:34 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election results 2021: BJP now leading on 77, Congress 35

    Assam Assembly Election Results 2021: The BJP is now leading on 77 seats while the Congres is ahead on just 35. 

    10:10 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results 2021: BJP leading on 18, Congress 5 - EC

    EC Trends for Assam | The BJP is leading on 18 seats, its ally Asom Gana Parishad on 6. The Congress is leading on 5 seats, its ally AIUDF on 1 seat. 

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    09:44 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Assembly Election results 2021: BJP maintains early leads against Congress

    Assam Assembly Election results 2021: The BJP is ahead of Congress-led Grand Alliance with significant numbers. Assam has 126 seats and a party needs 64 seats to form the government. Exit polls have predicted return of the saffron party. 

    09:13 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results LIVE: BJP widens lead against Congress in Assam

    Assam Assembly Election Results LIVE: The ruling BJP is ahead on 30 seats and Congress on just 14. This is in line with exit polls predictions. The saffron party is predicted to return to power, defeating grand alliance led by Congress. 

    09:00 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results LIVE: BJP takes big lead over Congress

    Assam Assembly Election Results LIVE: The BJP has taken a lead of 23 seats against Congress' 11. The BJP is predicted to return to power in Assam. If trends hold, it would be touch setback for the Congress.  

    08:42 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results 2021 LIVE: BJP now leads on 5, Congress 3

    Assam Election results 2021: The BJP is ahead of the Congress. The ruling party is leading on 5 seats while the Congress is ahead on just 3. Exit polls have predicted return of the BJP in Bengal. If that number holds true today, the BJP will form the government for the second term in Assam. 

    08:24 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results 2021 LIVE: Early trends show BJP ahead of Congress

    Assam Election Results 2021 LIVE: Trends have started coming in. So far, numbers are out for just 7.

    The BJP is ahead on 4

    Congress is ahead on 3

    08:14 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam results LIVE: Counting begins!

    Assam Election Results: Counting for 126 seats in Assam has begun. 

    07:45 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election 2021: Latest visuals from counting centres in Assam

    Assam Election 2021: Counting of votes for Assam Assembly Polls to be held at two locations in Dibrugarh at Dibrugarh Govt Boys Higher Secondary School and Deputy Commissioner Office, Dibrugarh. Visuals from both locations as counting to begin at 8 am.

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    07:23 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam results 2021: "Winning Assam and taking Bengal along will be a path breaking moment for BJP"

    BL Santhosh, BJP National General Secretary on Assam: Winning Assam second time and taking West Bengal along will be a path breaking moment for BJP in its ideological and development oriented political journey. Given their strategic locations, demography, long left rule, ethic disturbances, BJPs victory will mark a turning point.

    07:10 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Election Results: Counting halls and venues being sanitized in Nagaon

    Assam Election results Live News: Counting halls and venues were being sanitized yesterday in Nagaon district, a day before counting starts for 126 assembly seats of Assam.

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    06:41 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam Results 2021 LIVE: 331 counting halls in Assam

    Assam Assembly Election Results 2021 LIVE: The EC has set up 331 counting halls in Assam, which has 126 assembly constituencies. Counting will begin from 8 am. Here, the BJP and Congress-led grand alliance are in direct contest. However, the BJP is predicted to return to power for the second term.  

    06:16 (IST)02 May 2021
    Assam results LIVE: Bipolar contest between BJP and Gran Alliance led by Congress

    Assam Election Results 2021 LIVE: Assam will see a bipolar contest between the ruling BJP and 'Mahajoth' or 'Grand Alliance' led by the Congress. Besides Congress, there are seven other parties part of the grand alliance taking on the BJP. They are Badruddin Ajmal's AIUDF, Bodoland Peoples' Front, CPI(M), CPI, CPI(ML) Liberation, Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Anchalik Gana Morcha. The saffron party has three alliance partners - Asom Gana Parishad, the United People's Party Liberal and the Gana Suraksha Party. 

    The BJP on Friday exuded confidence of returning to power in Assam for a second straight tenure, making a projection of bagging 83 assembly seats along with its alliance partners, the AGP and UPPL. Addressing a press conference here, state BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass said the saffron party is set to win 70 seats, while the Asom Gana Parishad is likely to emerge victorious in eight seats and the United Peoples' Party Liberal in five. Elections to the 126-member Assam assembly were held in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
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