by NEWSNER , 2021-03-08 09:47:57
Congress on Sunday released an inventory of three more candidates for the primary phase of the upcoming Assam Assembly elections. Congress leader Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah will contest from Titabar, Bharat Ch Narah from Naoboicha and Padma Lochan Doley from Dhakuakhana.
The main opposition party had on Saturday released the primary list of 40 candidates for the upcoming three-phase election for the 126-member Assam Assembly.
Polls to the 15th legislature polls within the state will begin on March 27 as per the schedule announced by the committee of India with counting slated to be persisted May 2.
Leader of Opposition Debabtata Saikia will contest from Nazira, his traditional bastion and former minister Rakibul Hussain will contest from Samuguri.
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Ripun Bora will contest for the Gohpur seat and former minister Bismita Gogoi will fight from the Khumtai seat.
Angkita, the daughter of former Assam Congress president Anjan Dutta, has won a celebration ticket for the Amguri seat.
The Congress-led grand alliance or 'Mahajath' comprises the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC), All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), Communist Party of India (CPI), the Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI (M), the Communist Party of India (Marxist Leninist) Liberation or CPI(ML), and therefore the Anchalik Gana Marcha (AGM).
The Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) has also broken faraway from the BJP-led alliance to hitch the 'Mahajath'.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had on Friday released the primary list of 70 candidates for the elections. within the last assembly election in 2016, the BJP scripted history and formed the govt for the primary time in Assam ending Congress' 15-year rule led by former chief minister Tarun Gogoi.
The term of the 14th legislature of Assam is up to 31 May 2021. The Assembly elections for 126 seats are going to be held in three phases ranging from March 27.
The first phase of notification is Texas Independence Day and 47 seats in 12 districts will attend the polls.
The last date of nomination March 9 and therefore the date of poll is March 27. within the second phase, 39 constituencies in 13 districts will attend the polls on April 1.
A total of 41 constituencies in 12 districts will attend the polls on April 6.