Assam Assembly election 2021, Hailakandi profile: AIUDF's Anwar Hussain Laskar won 2016 election by 2,608 votes

Hailakandi constituency is located in Assam's Hailakandi district. In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,45,069 registered voters

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Assam Assembly election 2021, Hailakandi profile: AIUDF's Anwar Hussain Laskar won 2016 election by 2,608 votes

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Hailakandi 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 145,069 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Hailakandi in the previous Assembly election was 78.67 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Assembly election, the AIUDF's Anwar Hussain Laskar won the Assembly seat in a tight finish, receiving 41,647 as compared to his rival Soumyajit Dutta Choudhury Aziz of the BJP, who won 39,039 votes.

In the 2011 Assembly election, the congress' Abdul Muhib Mazumder, with 33,348 votes, easily defeated the BJP's Subrata Kumar Nath, who got a mere 28,045 votes.

The Assam Assembly polls will be held to elect a total of 126 Members of the 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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