Assam Elections: BJP Coming Back to Power, Alliance Wins 75 Seats
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The BJP is all set to come back to power in Assam, with the party and its alliance partners winning 75 out of the 126 seats in the state on Sunday, 2 May. While the saffron party won 60 seats on its own, the Asom Gana Parishad won nine and United People's Party Liberal six.
The Congress-led alliance, meanwhile, won 50 seats, including 29 by the Congress, 16 by AIUDF, four by Bodoland Peoples Front and one by CPI(M).
Current Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma won from the Majuli and Jalukbari constituencies respectively.
- Activist and prominent peasant leader Akhil Gogoi won from the Sibsagar constituency as an Independent candidate
- Congress’ Ripun Bora lost to BJP’s Utpal Borah from the Gohpur constituency
- Asom Gana Parishad’s Atul Bora won from the Bokakhat constituency by a big margin
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BJP’s Utpal Borah Wins Gohpur
BJP’s Utpal Borah wins Gohpur by a margin of 29,294 votes. INC’s Ripun Bora trails.
BJP’s Taranga Gogoi Wins Naharkatia
BJP’s Taranga Gogoi wins Naharkatia by a margin of 14,976 votes. INC’s Pranati Phukan trails behind.
BJP’s Terash Gowalla Wins Duliajan
BJP’s Terash Gowalla wins in the Duliajan constituency with a margin of 8,110 votes. INC’s Dhrubajyoti Gogoi trails.
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