In the final results of the Assam Assembly elections 2021, the BJP won 60 seats and Congress was able to win 29 seats as announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI).
The BJP-led alliance by winning a total of 75 seats out of 126 Assembly seats has returned to power in Assam while the Congress-led Grand Alliance won only 50 seats and the other seat was won by the Raijor Dal.
In the results of the Assam Assembly election, declared on Sunday, BJP’s alliance partners Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) won 9 seats and United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) won 6 seats.
The Congress-led Grand Alliance partners, All India United democratic Front (AIUDF) won 16 seats, Bodoland People’s Party (BPF) 4 seats and Communist Party of India (Marxist) won 1 seat.
The president of newly-floated Raijor Dal and jailed activist Akhil Gogoi has won the election from Sibsagar seat.
However, newly-floated another political party and Raijor Dal’s partner Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) failed to open its account.
According to the ECI website, in this election, BJP’s vote share increased to 33.21% while Congress’ vote share was 29.7%.
The vote shares of other parties are: AGP – 7.91%, AIUDF – 9.29% and others – 13.7%.
Meanwhile, Assam Congress president and Rajya Sabha Member Ripun Bora has resigned as the state party president taking responsibility of the party’s defeat in the Assam Assembly election.
Ripun Bora himself failed to win the Gohpur Assembly seat and was defeated by BJP candidate Utpal Bora.
Luronjyoti Gogoi, the president of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) and former All Assam Students Union (AASU) general secretary, lost the poll battle from both Naharkatia and Duliajan seats.
BPF’s all three ministers in the BJP-led coalition government, Pramila Rani Brahma, Chandan Brahma and Rihon Daimary failed to come out victorious in the Assam Assembly election.