Assam assembly election 2021: Voting in 40 constituencies today, 337 candidates in fray

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Guwahati: Assam is each acceptable to participate the last limb of its three-phased elections for 126-seat Assembly today. This last signifier volition determine the destiny of 337 candidates successful the fray. Over 40 constituencies of 12 districts successful the authorities are going for polling connected Tuesday (April 6).

There are a full of 12 pistillate candidates and 325 antheral candidates successful the fray, whose fates volition beryllium decided by 79,19,641 wide electors successful the 3rd phase. Of these, 40,11,539 are males, 39,07,963 females and 139 are different genders. There are besides 24,460 work voters.

Over 79 lakh electors, including 40,11,539 males, 39,07,963 females, and 139 persons of the 3rd sex volition formed their votes successful this phase.

Assam’s Dispur LAC constituency with 4,11,636 has the largest fig of electors. Guwahati West constituency with 15 candidates has the highest fig of candidates successful the fray.

The archetypal signifier took spot connected March 27 with a elector turnout of astir 77 percent, portion a elector turnout of astir 74.76 percent was recorded successful the 2nd signifier of polling connected April 1. The full assembly conception successful Assam assembly is 126 -- portion 47 seats went to polls successful the archetypal phase, 39 seats successful the 2nd phase.

After the last signifier of voting today, counting of votes volition instrumentality spot connected May 2. 

In presumption of the worsening COVID-19 situation, the canvass assemblage had issued guidelines lowering the maximum fig of voters per polling booth from 1,600 to 1,000. The guidelines besides see sanitisation of physics voting machines (EVMs), wearing of masks and different protective cogwheel by polling personnel, the availability of thermal scanners, manus sanitisers, soaps, and h2o astatine booths. 

(With ANI inputs)

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