Guwahati, March 31: Fate of prominent politicians like Parimal Suklabaidya, Pijush Hazarika and Biswajit Daimary among the 345 candidates will be sealed in electronic voting machines in the second phase of Assam Assembly election to be held in 39 Legislative Assembly Constituencies (LAC) tomorrow.
Altogether, 73, 44,631 general electors and 17, 164 service voters will be exercising their democratic rights across 10,592 polling stations in 14 election districts spreading across parts of central Assam, including four seats in Bodoland Territorial Region, two hill districts and Barak Valley.
Hojai constituency has the highest number of voters (2,65,886) while Howraghat LAC has the lowest number of voters (1,32, 339). In regard to candidates, Algapur constituency has the highest number with 19 candidates while Udalguri has the lowest with two candidates.
The contest in Barak Valley, which has a history of being a “BJP bastion”, remains “fifty-fifty” though according to sources, with the Congress-AIUDF alliance looking to bag the lion’s share of the Muslim vote.