Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal. (File Pic)
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal. (File Pic)

Assam Assembly results: CM Sonowal leading in Majuli constituency

ANI | Updated: May 02, 2021 11:48 IST

Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], May 2 (ANI): Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonwaol is leading from Assam's Majuli constituency, as per the latest trend. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 56 seats while Congress is leading in 28 seats.
The counting of votes in 126 seats in the state is underway at two locations in Dibrugarh --- Dibrugarh Government Boys Higher Secondary School and Deputy Commissioner Office of Dibrugarh following the COVID protocols.
Apart from BJP and Congress, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is leading in 10 seats, while All India United Democratic Front is leading in 11 seats.
The election schedule spread across four states and one Union Territory began on March 27 and continued till April 29.
The polling across Assam took place in three phases. The voting for the 126 constituencies in the state for the first phase in the state was held on March 27, the second on April 1, and the third phase was held on April 6.
Over the three phases, the main players, the BJP and Congress-led Mahajot have been made significant efforts to woo voters.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seeking a second term after a thumping win in the 2016 elections where the party ended Tarun Gogoi-led Congress' 15-year rule when it won 86 out of 126 seats.
According to exit polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can form the government for the second consecutive term in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Amit Shah, and Rajnath Singh were among the big names from BJP who tried to woo voters during the election campaign. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi too campaigned in the state. (ANI)