ASSAM POLLS 2021: Over 2.33 crore general electors to exercise voting rights
Altogether, 2,33,74,087 general electors will exercise their voting rights in the three-phase Assam Assembly elections from March 27.
“Out of these, 1,18,23,286 are male, 1,15,50,403 are female, and 398 are transgender. Apart from these, there are also 63,074 service voters,” an official statement issued here on Wednesday said.
There are 81,09,815 general electors in the first phase that will see 47 Assembly constituencies go to the polls. Out of these, 40,77,210 are male, 40,32,481 females and 124 are transgender.
In the second phase, 73, 44,631 general electors will cast their votes for candidates in 39 Assembly seats. Out of these, 37,34,537 are male, 36,09,959 are female, while 135 are transgender.
The third phase polls for 40 seats will have 79,19,641 general electors, of which 40,11,539 are male, 39,07,963 female and 139 transgender.
Constituencies having the highest number of electors in phase one are Jonai under the Dhemaji revenue district with 449 polling stations and having 3,11,660 electors.
Phase two features Hojai LAC as the seat having the highest number of electors with 373 polling stations and 2,65,886 electors while Dispur LAC in phase three will have the highest number of voters with 607 polling stations and 4,11,636 electors.
Meanwhile, the constituency having the lowest number of electors in phase one is Thowra in the Sivasagar revenue district with 165 polling stations and 1,15,364 electors.
In phase two, Howraghat (ST) LAC in Karbi Anglong revenue district with 195 polling stations has the lowest number of voters at 1, 32,339, while in phase three, Chapaguri in Baksa revenue district with 236 polling stations has the lowest number of electors at 1,59,257.
“So, a state-wise constituency with the highest number of electors is Dispur LAC with 4,11,636 electors and state-wise constituency with the lowest number of electors is Thowra LAC with 1,15,364 electors,” the statement said.
“In the Special Summary Revision, 12,81,918 electors have been newly enrolled. The state has a total of 2,89,474 electors who are above 80 years of age,” it added.
(Edited by Andre Kongri)