Assam Assembly election 2021, Nalbari profile: BJP's Asok Sarma won blowout victory in 2016
The Nalbari Assembly constituency will go to the polls in the second phase of the Assam Assembly election on 1 April
Nalbari Assembly Election 2021: Nalbari constituency is located in Assam's Nalbari district.
It falls under the Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,81,219 registered voters.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout in Nalbari in the previous Assembly election was 86.93 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Assembly election, BJP's Asok Sarma, with 99,131 votes, won a comprehensive victory over Congress' Pradyut Kumar Bhuyan, who got just 46,087 votes.
In the 2011 Assembly election, Congress' Jayanta Malla Baruah, with 39,896 votes, handily defeated AGP's Alaka Sarma, who got 31,673 votes.
Election date and timing
The Nalbari Assembly constituency will go to the polls in the second phase of the Assam Assembly election on 1 April.
The Election Commission announced the poll dates for the Assembly election in Assam on Friday (26 February).
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, Arora announced on Friday.
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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