BJP has recorded a landslide victory in Assam Assembly Elections 2021. The party is all set to form a government for the second time in the state, however, the name of the CM is yet to be announced.
The Assam Assembly Elections were held in the three phases for 126 constituencies from March 27 to April 6, 2021. The vote counting took place by the poll body across 331 halls amid full compliance with the Coronavirus guidelines.
Assam witnessed two major parties in the field- Mahajot led by Congress and Mitrajot led by the ruling BJP in the state. BJP has earlier had won with a majority in the 2016 elections and the results of this election have shown that the people of Assam support the party's pro-development agenda.
02 May 09:10 PMAssam Elections 2021: PM Modi credits BJP's development agenda for the victory
Prime Minister Modi thanked the people of Assam and credited NDA's development agenda and pro-people track record in the state as BJP has recorded a second-time win in Assam.
The people of Assam have again blessed the NDA’s development agenda & the pro-people track record of our Government in the state. I thank the people of Assam for the blessings. I appreciate the hard work of NDA Karyakartas & their untiring efforts in serving the people: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/TqbBMogMx1— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 06:54 PMBJP will form government and CM will also be from BJP: Himanta Biswa Sarma
The Assam BJP Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has assured that BJP will form government in the government. On the question of the Chief Minister, he clarified that the CM will be from BJP but did not mention any name.
It must be noted that BJP has not yet announced the name of their CM candidate.
Bharatiya Janata Party will form the government and the CM will also be from BJP, to continue development in the State: Assam Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma pic.twitter.com/P4ZhpG7mTK— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 05:22 PMAssam Elections 2021: Himanta Biswa Sarma wins Jalukbari constituency
Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarna has won the Jalukbari constituency with a clear majority for the 5th consecutive term. He won by a margin of 1,01, 911 votes.
Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma wins Jalukbari constituency for the 5th consecutive term by a margin of 1,01,911 votes. pic.twitter.com/t5V582DtNu— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 04:31 PMPro-people policies in Assam helped BJP win: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
The Union Defence Minister in his congratulatory message stated that the pro-policies of the Modi government and state government under CM Sonowal has helped BJP in winning the Assam Assembly elections.
Pro-people policies of Narendra Modi led Govt&state Govt under Sarbananda Sonowal once again helped BJP in winning assembly elections in Assam.Congratulations to PM Modi,CM Sonowal,Adhyaksh JP Nadda&'karyakartas' on BJP’s impressive victory in Assam:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pic.twitter.com/YviKfrQ2Ik— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 04:28 PMAssam Elections 2021: BJP workers celebrate at party office in Guwahati
As BJP takes a lead on 57 seats as per the official trends, the workers of Bharatiya Janata Party have started the celebrations by distributing sweets at the party office in Guwahati.
Assam: Bharatiya Janata Praty (BJP) workers celebrate by distributing sweets at party office in Guwahati, as official trends show BJP leading in 57 seats. pic.twitter.com/Eh32Irc8Io— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 03:41 PMAssam Elections 2021: Congress's Nandita Das takes a lead
Indian National Congress's Nandita Das is leading 36752 votes in Boko Constituency of Assam.
02 May 03:17 PMServer slows down due to heavy load, counting in constituencies continues: Election Commission of India
The Election Commission of India has announced that the counting has not slowed down but because of the heavy load, the server has slowed down. Counting is taking place in constituencies without any let-up.
Counting has not slowed down, due to heavy load the server has slowed down. Counting is continuing in the constituencies without any let-up: Election Commission of India#AssemblyElections2021 pic.twitter.com/L7MVNKLUp6— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 03:10 PMCongress claims grand alliance of parties to be victorious once final results are out
Even though the latest trends have shown BJP making a comeback in Assam, Congress has claimed to form a party in the state once the final results are out.
Currently, BJP led NDA is leading with 55 seats while Congress in 28 seats.
Congress claims Grand Alliance of opposition parties will emerge victorious and form government in #Assam once final results are out despite trends showing comeback for BJP— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 2, 2021
02 May 02:44 PMAssam Elections 2021: BJP now takes a lead on 56 seats, AIUDF leads on 12 seats
Status Known For 120 out of 126 Constituencies
|All India United Democratic Front||0||12||12|
|Asom Gana Parishad||0||11||11|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||0||56||56|
|Bodoland Peoples Front||0||2||2|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||1||1|
|Indian National Congress||0||29||29|
|United People’s Party, Liberal||0||8||8|
02 May 02:07 PMAssam Elections 2021: Lurinjyoti Gogoi of Assam Jatiya Parishad trailing in Naharkhatia
The leader of Assam Jatiya Parishad Lurinjyoti Gogoi has been trailing in his constituency Naharkhatia. BJP's Taranga Gogoi is leading from the constituency.
Assam Jatiya Parishad leader Lurinjyoti Gogoi trailing in Naharkatia: trends. #ElectionResults— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 2, 2021
02 May 01:57 PMAssam Elections Result 2021: BJP leads on 60 seats, INC on 26 seats
Status Known For 120 out of 126 Constituencies
|All India United Democratic Front||0||11||11|
|Asom Gana Parishad||0||11||11|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||0||60||60|
|Bodoland Peoples Front||0||3||3|
|Communist Party of India (Marxist)||0||1||1|
|Indian National Congress||0||26||26|
|United People’s Party, Liberal||0||7||7|
02 May 01:48 PMAssam Assembly Elections 2021: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma maintains lead from Jalukbari
BJP's star campaigner Himanta Biswa Sarma has maintained a lead from his constituency Jalkubari.
02 May 12:53 PMElection Commission asks State Chief Secretaries to stop gathering to celebrate victory
The Election Commission of India has asked the State Chief Secretaries to stop the gatherings of the party workers in the states celebrating the victory of their respective parties.
Amid the spike in COVID-19 cases, Election Commission has decided to put a ban on the victory processions by the winning political parties.
Respective State Chief Secretaries have been asked to take immediate action to stop such gatherings: Election Commission of India to ANI pic.twitter.com/eYeo1T1X6Z— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
02 May 12:10 PMAssam Assembly Elections 2021: BJP-led NDA leads in 71 seats as the vote counting continues
In Assam Assembly elections, it has become safe to predict that BJP will form a government again with a clear majority.
BJP led NDA is leading on 71 seats while the grand alliance of Congress is ahead in 38 seats.
02 May 11:37 AMAssam Elections 2021: BJP will form government, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal
As the BJP takes lead with 61 seats while Congress-led Mahajot on 26 seats, the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbanada Sonowal has assured that BJP will form government in the state.
If the party wins, BJP will create history by winning the second term in Assam. in 2016, the party had won with a clear majority.
02 May 11:31 AMAssam Elections 2021: BJP led NDA leading in 61 seats, Mahajot in 26 seats
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the state is seen leading in 61 seats while the Congress-led Mahajot (grand alliance) has seen a lead on 26 seats.
Mahajot in Assam, which had claimed to form a government, is a grand alliance led by Congress which included All India United Democratic Front, Bodoland People's Front, Communist Party of India, among others.
02 May 11:12 AMAssam Elections 2021: Bharatiya Janata Party leading on 50 seats, Opposition party Congress on 19 seats
As the vote-counting of Assam elections continues for 126 constituencies, BJP is on its way to make the picture clear with a lead on 50 seats, with its ally Asom Gana Parishad on 11 seats.
Congress on the other hand is leading on 19 seats along with its ally AIUDF on 9 seats.
02 May 11:06 AMAssam Elections 2021: BJP National Vice-President posts congratulatory message
The party in charge of Assam and the National Vice-President of BJP, Baijayant Jay Panda tweeted a congratulatory message for the BJP workers after the initial trends show BJP leading in Assam Assembly elections. He has also suggested the party workers refrain from public celebrations.
As we take a large lead in the seats in early counting, I urge all @BJP4Assam Karyakartas to refrain from crowded celebrations as mandated by @ECISVEEP & endorsed by @BJP4India Nat'l President @JPNadda Ji. Let us be humble & maintain Assam's excellent track record managing #covid— Baijayant Jay Panda (@PandaJay) May 2, 2021
02 May 10:39 AMAssam Elections 2021: For 59 seats, BJP takes lead on 31 seats, Congress on 9 seats
As per the official trends for the 59 seats in Assam Assembly Elections, BJP is now leading on 31 seats along with its ally Asom Gana Parishad on 6 seats.
Congress, in opposition, is leading on 9 seats while its ally AIUDF on 5.
02 May 10:25 AMAssam Elections 2021: Anti-CAA protest leader Akhil Gogoi leads
Akhil Gogoi, an anti-CAA protest leader, and Raijor Dal Chief is leading from the Sibsagar constituency.
02 May 10:17 AMAssam Assembly Elections 2021: Two major alliances in the state, Who are the key candidates?
Congress-led Mahajot and Mitrajot led by BJP will see a power tussle in Assam. Mahajot has Congress and 7 other parties coming together against BJP led alliance which includes Asom Gana Parishad and United People's Party Limited.
Some of the key candidates to look for in the Assam Assembly Elections are BJP's Sarbanada Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma. Congress Assam Pradesh Chief Ripun Bora or Assam Jatiya Parishad’s Lurinjyoti Gogoi may also come up as a game changer.
02 May 10:10 AMAssam Elections 2021: BJP leads on 18 seats, Congress leads on 5 seats and ally AIUDF on 1 seat
The official trends have now shown the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the state leading on 18 seats while its ally Asom Gana Parishad is on 6 seats.
In opposition, Congress has now taken a lead on 5 seats while its ally AIUDF of the grand alliance is on 1 seat.
02 May 10:01 AMAssam Assembly Elections 2021- Constituencies
Assam Assembly elections 2021 took place in a total of 126 constituencies from March 27, 2021, to April 6, 2021. Some of the major constituencies which will be in focus are Jalukbari, Majuli, Sarukhetri.
02 May 09:50 AMAssam Elections: Official trends show BJP leading on 6 seats
As per the official trends, BJP has been shown leading on 6 seats while Asom Gana Parishad in its alliance is on 2 seats. Congress maintains the lead on 2 seats.
02 May 09:46 AMAssam Assembly Election Result: BJP takes lead on 8 seats, Congress leading on 2
The official trends have shown BJP taking a lead on 8 seats while its ally Asom Gana Parishad is on 2 seats. Congress is now leading on 2 seats.
02 May 09:22 AMAssam Elections 2021: Congress leading on 1 seat
As the vote-counting continues in its initial phase, Congress has been shown leading on 1 seat.
02 May 09:11 AMAssam Elections 2021: Gap between BJP and Congress widens
The difference between BJP and Congress has widened as BJP has taken lead by 26 seats, while on the other hand, Congress is ahead in 14 seats.
02 May 08:59 AMAssam Elections: Early trends indicate comfortable lead for BJP over Congress
Early trends have shown BJP leading with the 11 seats in Assam against Congress with 7 seats. The ruling BJP is leading in the capital seat of Assam, Dispur also the party's star campaigner Himanta Biswa Sarma, as per the trends, has been leading from the Jalukbari constituency.
02 May 08:38 AMAssam Elections: Vote counting being held in 50 Election Districts
According to the Assam Chief Electoral Officer, Nitin Khade has informed that the vote-counting is taking place in 50 Election Districts. There are also three tiers of security that are put in place in and around counting centres and nearby areas.
02 May 08:24 AMAssam Assembly Elections 2021- Will BJP make a comeback?
After winning with a majority in the 2016 Assembly elections, the elections of 2021 will be interesting to see if the people of the state have been on board with the development promises of the ruling BJP. Assam Assembly elections will also test the policies and governance of the current Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal.
02 May 08:05 AMVote counting begins
Vote counting for the general assembly elections in Assam has begun at 8 am. Elections were held in 126 constituencies of the state.