Assam Assembly election 2021, Sonai profile: BJP's Aminul Haque Laskar had won seat in 2016

The voter turnout in Sonai in the previous Assembly election was 77.63 percent

FP Research February 19, 2021 22:24:43 IST pollpedia
Assam Assembly election 2021, Sonai profile: BJP's Aminul Haque Laskar had won seat in 2016

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Sonai constituency is located in Assam's Cachar district.

It falls under the Silchar Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,59,040 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Sonai in the previous Assembly election was 77.63 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Aminul Haque Laskar easily thwarted the challenge from the Congress' Anamul Haque.

Laskar netted 44,236 votes compared to Haque's 36,683 votes.

In the 2011 Assembly election, Congress' Haque had routed the BJP's Audesh Kumar Singh. Haque got an eye-popping 63,611 votes compared to Singh, who netted just 21,583 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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