The total assembly constituency in the Assam assembly is 126. While there were 47 seats in the first phase, 39 seats in the second phase. There are 337 candidates in the fray, of which 12 are female candidates and 325 male candidates.
Voting will be held in 40 assembly seats on April 6 in the third and final phase of the Assam assembly elections. To ensure free and fair elections in the state, 320 (CAPF) companies of the Central Armed Police Forces have been deployed. Out of these 320 companies, 30 have been kept for strong duty and the rest for law and order duty.
These companies include the Central Armed Police Force, the State Armed Police (SAP) of Assam and other states. According to the Election Commission, a constable and a home guard have also been deployed at every polling station to maintain law and order. Apart from this, sector and zonal police officers are monitoring the security situation in the state.
300 companies of Central Armed Police Forces were deployed in the first phase of polling on March 27 in Assam. On April 1, a total of 310 companies of Central Armed Police Forces and 90 companies of Assam State Police were deployed in the second phase. In view of the increasing cases of Corona, the election has issued guidelines to reduce the maximum number of booths from 1,600 to 1,000.
A total of 40 constituencies are going to vote in the third and final phase. The total assembly constituency in the Assam assembly is 126. While there were 47 seats in the first phase, 39 seats in the second phase. There are 337 candidates in the fray, of which 12 are female candidates and 325 male candidates.
BJP’s challenge to save its power in Assam
This time the BJP has a challenge to save its power in Assam. The BJP faces a coalition of Congress and AIUDF. In the last assembly election, the BJP won power in a state of the Northeast for the first time, ending 10 years of Congress rule.
BJP won 60 seats in the last election
There are 126 seats in the Assam Legislative Assembly. In the 2016 assembly elections, BJP won 60 seats. In the last election, the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) contested in alliance with BJP and AGP and won 12 seats. In this election, BPF has formed an alliance with Congress and AIUDF.
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