Assam Assembly election 2021, Algapur profile: AIUDF's Nizam Uddin Choudhury easily bested BJP's Kaushik Rai in 2016

Algapur constituency is located in Assam's Hailakandi district. The voter turnout in Algapur in the previous Assembly election was 83.08 percent

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Assam Assembly election 2021, Algapur profile: AIUDF's Nizam Uddin Choudhury easily bested BJP's Kaushik Rai in 2016

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Algapur constituency is located in Assam's Hailakandi district.

It falls under the Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,43,714 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Algapur in the previous Assembly election was 83.08 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Assembly election, the AIUDF's Nizam Uddin Choudhury, with 50,531 votes, convincingly bested the BJP's Kaushik Rai, who received a mere 32,777 votes.

In the 2011 Assembly election, the Asom Gana Parishad's Sahidul Alam Choudhury easily overcame his nearest rival, Congress' Rahul Roy.

Choudhury won 57,167 votes as compared to Roy's 42,126 votes.

The Assam Assembly polls will be held to elect a total of 126 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Polling dates:

Elections in Assam are being held in three phases between 27 March and 6 April.

The first phase of the Assembly election will take place on 27 March in 47 constituencies, whereas polling in the second phase will see 39 constituencies going to vote on 1 April.

The third and final phase will take place on 6 April with 40 constituencies going to poll.

The date of making nominations for the first, second and third phase are 9 March, 12 March and 19 March, respectively, while scrutiny of nominations will take place on 10 March, 16 March and 20 March, respectively. The last date for withdrawal of candidatures are: 12 March, 17 March and 22 March, respectively.

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