by NEWSNER , 2021-03-25 09:47:00
A total of 946 candidates are within the fray for the elections to the 126-member Assam legislature.
This was informed by the office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Assam in Guwahati.
Three-phased elections will get underway in Assam from March 27.
264 candidates are contesting in 47 constituencies getting to polls within the first phase.
For 39 seats within the second phase, 345 contestants are within the fray.
337 will try their luck in 40 constituencies during the third phase of voting.
The office of the Assam CEO further informed that a complete of two,33,74,087 electors across 126 Assembly constituencies within the State will exercise their franchise.
Of the entire 2,33,74,087 electors in Assam – 1,18,23,286 are male, 1,15,50,403 are female, and 398 are transgenders.
There also are 63,074 service voters.
“In the Special Summary Revision, a complete of 12,81,918 electors are newly enrolled. The state features a total of two,89,474 electors who are above 80 years aged,” the Assam CEO office added.
In the first phase of elections, there are a complete of 81,09,815 general electors.
Of these, 40,77,210 are male, 40,32,481 are female and 124 are transgenders.
In the second phase of the Assam Assembly elections, there are 73,44,631 general electors.
Of these, 37,34,537 are male, 36,09,959 are female and 135 are transgenders.
There are 79,19,641 general electors within the third phase.
Of these, 40,11,539 males, 39,07,963 females and 139 transgenders.
The Assam CEO office informed that the constituency which has the very best number of electors in Phase-I is Jonai in Dhemaji district with 449 polling stations and having 3,11,660 electors.
In phase II clinical trial, it's Hojai with 373 polling place and having 2,65,886 voters and in phase III clinical trial, it's Dispur with 607 polling booths having 4,11,636 electors.
“So, a state-wise constituency with the very best number of electors is Dispur LAC with 4,11,636 electors and state-wise constituency with rock bottom number of electors is Thowra LAC with 1,15,364 electors,” the Assam CEO office said.