Assam Poll Results 2021: Counting of votes begins


Counting of votes for the 126-seat Assam Assembly elections is underway on Sunday in as many as 331 counting halls spread across the state. 

The results of the election in the northeastern state, which saw a keen tussle between the BJP-led Mitrajot and the Congress-led Mahajot (Grand Alliance), will decide the fate of the 946 candidates out of who 872 are males and 74 are females.

This year, Assam registered 2,33,74,087 voters out of whom, 1,18,23,286 are males; 1,15,50,403 are females and 398 belong to the Transgender category. 

There are 331 counting halls spread across Assam, with 279 EVM counting halls and 52 postal ballot counting halls. 

Earlier, Assam BJP Assam BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass predicted that the party alone would likely bag 70 seats while its allies Asom Gana Parishad will get not less than eight seats and United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) will win not less than five seats. 

However, the position of the BJP in at least 21 other constituencies remains ‘doubtful’, the BJP survey predicted.

(Edited by Ibankyntiew Mawrie)