Congress is leading in most of the seats in Assam’s Barak Valley as the votes, polled in the Assam Assembly elections, are being counted on Sunday.

According to the Election Commission of India (ECI) website, out of 15 Assembly seats in Barak Valley, Congress is leading in 8 seats, followed by BJP, which is leading in 5 seats.

AIUDF, one of the partners of the Congress-led Grand Alliance, is leading in 2 seats in Barak Valley.

According to the latest update, Congress is leading in Silchar, Udhorbond, Karimganj South, Karimganj North, Lakhipur, Patharkandi, Katigora and Borkhola constituencies.

The BJP is leading in Dholai, Algapur, Sonai, Ratabari and Katlichera Assembly constituencies.

Badruddin Ajmal-led All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) is leading in Hailakandi and Badarpur constituencies.

Former Congress minister Gautam Roy, who is fighting the Assam Assembly election 2021 on a BJP ticket, is trailing behind Congress candidate Khalil Uddin Majumder in Katlicherra seat.

In Silchar constituency, where former deputy speaker of Assam Assembly, Dilip Kumar Paul was denied BJP ticket, Congress candidate Tamal Kanti Banik is leading against BJP candidate Dipayan Chakraborty.

Dilip Kumar Paul, who has contested the election as an independent candidate, has failed to garner votes.

In Karimganj South, former Congress minister Siddeque Ahmed is leading and in Udhorbond constituency, another former Congress minister Ajit Singh is leading against BJP candidate Mihir Kanti Shome.

In Dholai constituency, BJP candidate and Assam minister Parimal Suklabaidya is all set to win the seat.

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