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Assam election result 2021: BJP wins second term; suspense over CM post

Assam election result 2021 LIVE updates: BJP-led NDA is set to form the government in Assam for the second consecutive time. Stay tuned for Assam election result counting

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Assam election 2021
Assam election result 2021 LIVE updates: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) or "Mitrajot" (Alliance of Friends) is set to form the government in Assam for the second consecutive time, as the ruling alliance according to the latest trends is likely to win 74 seats in the 126-member Assembly. The Congress-led "Mahajot" (Grand Alliance) is expected to win 50 seats.

The Election Commission (EC) is yet to declare the final result on any of the 126 seats as the counting of votes is still in progress in 34 districts across the northeastern state.

All important candidates of the BJP, including Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who was seeking re-election from Majuli Assembly constituency in eastern Assam, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from Jalukbari Assembly constituency and state President Ranjeet Kumar Dass from Patacharkuchi Assembly constituency, won from their respective seats.

The Congress is leading in 29 seats while its partners All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) is leading in 14 seats, Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) and the CPI-M in one seat each. Raijor Dal (RD) President and jailed leader, Akhil Gogoi, who is contesting from Sibasagar constituency as an independent candidate, is also leading.

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