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Assam polls 2021: BJP, Congress, AIUDF full list of candidates

Assam List of Candidates: Assam will go to polls in three phases on March 27 (47 seats), April 1 (39 seats) and April 6 (40 seats). Results will be declared on May 2.

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New Delhi Updated on: March 10, 2021 13:33 IST
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Assam polls 2021: BJP, Congress, AIUDF full list of candidates

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam is campaigning aggressively to retain power. The saffron party won for the first time here in 2016 by dethroning the Congress. It was also the party's first win in any northeastern state. The party has set a target of winning 100 plus seats in the 126-member House this election. The BJP is contesting elections in an alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the United People's Party Liberal (UPPL). As per the seat-sharing pact, the BJP will field candidates from 92 seats while the AGP and UPPL will enter the fray from 26 and 8 seats. Senior BJP leaders including Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his deputy Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP in-charge for state Jay Panda and central leaders have already began whirlwind campaign to highlight the government's achievements in the last five years.

The outcome of the Assam polls which will have an impact on the entire Northeast, will be a big test for the BJP which is expecting to continue making gains through the Modi government's "east policy".

The key issues this election season include Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), tea garden workers, rising fuel prices, unemployment and others. The CAA which was passed in 2019 has been the biggest sticking point for the party. The party has been trying to reach out to the people over the CAA. Leaders are seen explaining to the public that the party is not against any community or Assamese people, but the Congress and other parties are attacking the government and have made the CAA the core issue this election season.

The BJP is also facing opposition's barb over the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord. The issue was one of the poll promises that made the BJP win in 2016.

The Congress-led alliance comprises AIUDF, CPI, CPI (M), CPI (ML), Anchalik Gana Morcha and Bodoland People's Front (BPF). The BPF was a NDA constituent. But it quit the alliance and sided with the opposition front.

Turning the Assam polls into a three-way battle is an alliance of two regional parties -- the Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) and Raijor Dol. The AJP was floated by former members of All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and other civil society groups.  The Raijor Dol was formed by the supporters of noted activist Akhil Gogoi who is in jail in connection with a sedition case. Both the parties were born out of the anti-CAA protests in Assam.

As per the schedule announced by the Election Commission of India, the Assembly election is scheduled to be held in the northeastern from March 27 to April 6 in three phases. The first phase on March 27 will cover 47 seats. The second phase on April 1 will cover 39 seats and the third phase on April 6 will cover 40 seats. Results will be declared on May 2. The tenure of the 126 members House will expire on May 31.

In the previous elections held in 2016, the BJP-led had secured 80 seats. The Congress won 26 seats. The party ruled the states since 2001 under the leadership of Tarun Gogoi. The AIUDF of Badruddin Ajmal had pocketed 13 seats.

Assam polls 2021: BJP, Congress, AIUDF full list of candidates

SEAT  BJP CONGRESS AIUDF OTHERS 
Majuli  Sarbananda Sonowal      
Jalukbari  Himanta Biswa Sarma       
Patacharkuchi   Ranjeet Kumar Das      
Dekiajuli Ashok Singhal      
Barchalla Ganesh Kumar Limbu      
Rangapara Krishna Kamal Tanti      
Sootea Padma Hazarika      
Biswanath Pramod Borthakur      
Behali Ranjeet Dutta      
Gohpur Utpal Bora      
Dhing Sanji Kumar Bora      
Batadroba Angoorlata Deka      
Rupohihat Nazir Hussian      
Samaguri Anil Saikia      
Sarupathar Biswajit Phukan       
Golaghat Ajanta Neog      
Khumtai Mrinal Saikia      
Jorhat Hitendra Nath Goswami      
Titabar Hemanta Kalita      
Mariani Ramani Tanti      
Nazira Mayur Buragohain      
Mahmara Jugen Mohan      
Sonari Dharmeshwar Konwar      
Thowra Kushal Duwari      
Sibsagar Surabhi Rajkonwar      
Bihpuria Amio Bhuyan      
Lakhimpur Manab Deka      
Dhakuakhana Naba Kumar Doley      
Dhemaji Ranoj Pegu      
Jonai Bhuban Pegu      
Moran Chakradhar Gogoi      
Dibrugarh Prasanta Phukan      
Lahowal Binod Hazarika      
Duliajan Terosh Gowala      
Tingkhong Bimal Borah      
Tinsukia Sanjay Kisan      
Digboi Suren Phukan      
Margherita Bhaskar Sarma      
Sadiya Bolin Chetia      
Ratabari Bijoy Malakar      
Patharkandi Krishnendu Paul      
Karimganj North Manas Das      
Badarpur Biswarup Bhattacharjee      
Katlicherra Subrata Nath      
Silchar Dipayan Chakraborty      
Sonai Aminul Haque Laskar      
Dholai Parimal Suklabaidya      
Udharbond Mihir Kanti Shome      
Lakhipur Kaushik Rai      
Barkhola Amalendu Das      
Katigorah Gautom Roy      
Haflong Nandita Garlosa      
Bokajan  Nomal Momin      
Howraghat Dorsing Ronghang      
Dipuh Bidya Sing Engleng      
Baithalangso Roop Sing Teran      
Kamlapur Diganta Kalita      
Rangiya Bhabesh Kalita      
Nalbari Jayanta Malla Barua      
Panery Biswajit Daimary      
Kalaigaon Madhuram Deka      
Mangaldoi Gurujyoti Das      
Majbat Jitu Kishan      
Jagiroad Piyush Hazarika      
Marigaon Ramakant Deori      
Laharighat Kadiru Jjaman Zinnah      
Nowgong Rupak Sarmah      
Barhampur Jitu Goswami      
Lumding Sibu Misra      
Doom Dooma  Rupesh Gowala      
Hailakandi Milan Das      
Sipajhar Paramananda Rajbongshi      
Hojai Ramakrishna Ghosh      
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

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