Assam Assembly election 2021, Badarpur profile: Congress' Jamal Uddin Ahmed won close encounter in 2016

Badarpur constituency is located in Assam's Karimganj district. In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 139,063 registered voters

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Assam Assembly election 2021, Badarpur profile: Congress' Jamal Uddin Ahmed won close encounter in 2016

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Badarpur constituency is located in Assam's Karimganj district.

It falls under the Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 139,063 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Badarpur in the previous Assembly election was 80.91 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Assembly election, the Congress' Jamal Uddin Ahmed won the Assembly seat in a close encounter, receiving 38,266 votes compared to the runner-up Abdul Aziz of the AIUDF, who netted 36,178 votes.

In the 2011 Assembly election, Congress' Jamal Uddin Ahmed, with 35,869 votes, brushed aside a challenge from the the AIUDF's Helal Uddin Choudhury. who got a mere 28,487 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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