Election Update: 78 per cent polling in Assam till 5 pm

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Election Update: 78 per cent polling in Assam till 5 pm


78.06 per cent voter turnout has been recorded in the first phase of Assam assembly elections in 65 constituencies, sources said.

A total of 539 candidates are in the fray, including 43 women. More than 95 lakh voters will decide the fate of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and BJP Chief Ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal.

Ruling Congress is seeking a fourth straight term in the state under Tarun Gogoi, whereas the BJP is leading an alliance of regional parties AGP and BPF.

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