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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

    LIVE UPDATES: Third Phase of Assam Polls

    Assam records highest voter turnout

    Assam (phase three) recorded the highest estimated turnout out of three states and one UT. As per data shared on the Election Commission’s Voter Turnout app, the polling percentage was estimated to be around 82.33 percent.

    Poll Updates

    The state has recorded a voter turnout of 82.28% till 7 pm.

    Rumours of masks created chaos in multiple polling stations in Dhubri district

    In an incident, security personnel reportedly blank fired after a scuffle broke out between two parties amidst the final phase of voting at No. 2008 Dighaltari polling centre in Golakganj under Dhubri district.

    Two women and one person were injured during the incident. Moreover, two security forces personnel were also injured and were sent to a nearby hospital for treatment.

    Poll Updates

    Around 78.94% voter turnout till 5 pm

    Police resorts to blank firing at Dhubri’s Golakganj

    Police resorted to blank firing after a scuffle broke out between two parties amidst the third phase of voting at No. 2008 polling centre in Golakganj under Dhubri district

    Voters turnout till 3 pm in Kamrup Election District

    48 Boko (SC) : 71.25%
    49 Chaygaon : 71.37%
    50 Palashbari : 66.7%
    55 Hajo : 70.34%

    Poll Updates

    Around 68.31% voter turnout at 3 pm in the final phase of Assam Polls

    Voters turnout till 3 pm in Kamrup Metro Election districts

    Jalukbari – 64%

    Dispur – 59%

    Guwahati East – 55%

    Guwahati West – 60.05%

    Voter Turnout for North Salmara Election District

    The voter turnout at North Salmara Election District till 1.00 pm

    34 Abhayapuri North lac : 48.77%
    35 Abhayapuri South lac: 49.87%

    Poll Updates

    Around 53.23% voter turnout till 1 pm

    Voters turn out in Kamrup Metro election district till 1:30 pm

    Dispur – 46%

    Gauhati East – 42%

    Gauhati West – 48%

    Jalukbari – 51%

    Goalpara’s Ambari model polling station draws attention

    A children play area and Bihu/Assamese culture themed Model polling station Ambari under 38 Goalpara West generating lot of enthusiasm

    COVID warriors theme at model polling station in Palashbari

    Here’s a model polling station at Mirza Girls High School, Palashbari dedicated to the theme of COVID warriors

    Voters posing before the wall art after casting their vote

    BTC chief Pramod Boro casts vote

    Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Pramod Boro cast his vote from No. 58 LAC Tamulpur constituency

    80 plus woman casts vote in Chaygaon constituency

    A 80 plus old woman voter helped by a security forces to cast her franchise at Chaygaon LAC

    Poll Updates

    Poll percentage – 33.18% till 11 am

    BPF candidate Pramila Rani Brahma casts vote

    BPF candidate from Kokrajhar East Constituency Pramila Rani Brahma cast her vote at Kokrajhar Vidyapith High School

    Pramila Rani Brahma alleges huge malpractice by UPPL party ahead of polling in Kokrajhar

    BJP star campaigner Himanta Biswa Sarma casts vote

    BJP star campaigner and Jalukbari constituency candidate Himanta Biswa Sarma along with his family cast their vote at Amingaon polling centre

    Poll percentage at Kamrup Election District

    Voter Turnout Trend
    ( 7am – 9am )

    48 Boko (SC) : 17.5%

    49 Chaygaon : 17.5%

    50 Palashbari : 19%

    55 Hajo : 18%

    BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary casts vote

    Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) party chief Hagrama Mohilary cast his vote from Devorgao HS School in Kokrajhar election district

    Dhubri BJP candidate Debamoy Sanyal casts vote

    BJP candidate Debamoy Sanyal of Dhubri Assembly constituency cast his vote from Dhubri constituency

    EVM malfunction delayed polling in Amingaon

    EVMs malfunctioned reported at No. 94 Amingaon Saraighat High School polling centre

    Voting delayed for at least one and half hours on Tuesday morning

    Poll percentage at Kamrup Metro Election District

    Voters turnout at Kamrup Election District till 9 am

    51 Jalukbari: 13%

    52 Dispur: 12%

    53 Guwahati (East): 11%

    54 Guwahati (West): 11%

    Poll Updates

    Voters turnout till 9 am – 12.83 %

    Assam state election icon Kopil Bora casts vote

    Assam state election icon and actor Kopil Bora cast his vote at Rajendra Narayan Dev ME School, (left wing) Dispur

    BJP candidate Siddhartha Bhattacharya casts vote

    BJP candidate Siddhartha Bhattacharya cast his vote from Guwahati East constituency

    Chapaguri UPPL candidate Urkhao Gwra Brahma casts vote

    UPPL candidate from Chapaguri constituency Urkhao Gwra Brahma cast his vote at Kokrajhar’s Batabari Primary School

    UPPL Kokrajhar West candidate Manaranjan Brahma casts vote

    Assam’s richest candidate Manaranjan Brahma from UPPL Kokrajhar West cast his vote along with his wife at Seerfanguri

    UPPL candidate Lehoram Boro casts vote

    UPPL candidate Lehoram Boro cast his vote from Tamulpur assembly constituency

    BJP Bilasipara East candidate Ashok Kumar Singhi cast his vote

    BJP Bilasipara East candidate Ashok Kumar Singhi cast his vote at 102 polling center in Bilasipara college

    Dharmapur AJP candidate casts vote

    Asom Jatiya Parishad (AJP) candidate Dr. Shikhar Sarma cast his vote at Bornordi Girls’ Middle School along with his wife from Dharmapur constituency in the Nalbari election district

    Bongaigaon AGP candidate Phani Bhusan Choudhury casts vote

    Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Bongaigaon candidate Phani Bhusan Choudhury casts his vote in Bongaigaon

    The Minister casts his vote at the polling station No. 213 set up at Birjhara Girls’ High School

    The polling station has a total of 722 eligible voters

    Barkhetry BJP candidate Narayan Deka casts vote

    Barkhetry BJP candidate Narayan Deka casts his vote early morning

    BPF candidate Kamal Singh Narzary casts vote from Bijni constituency

    Kamal Singh Narzary, Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) candidate from Bijni constituency cast his vote at Bijni Vidyapith Higher Secondary School at 7 am today

    SSB Jawan allegedly misbehaves in Tamulpur

    A SSB Jawan allegedly misbehaves with journalists in Tamulpur under Baksa District

    Bongaigaon Election District

    First voter in every polling station at Bongaigaon district inaugurates the polling station are felicitated and given a certificate

    Polling will be held in South Salmara, Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Goalpara, Barpeta, Bajali, Kamrup, Kamrup (Metro), Nalbari and Baksa districts of the state.

    The polling started at around 7 am.

    Voting for the third and final phase election in the state of Assam will be held in 40 constituencies across 12 districts of the state.

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