The BJP and its ally the UPPL have registered an emphatic win in the Assam by-elections.
The BJP and its allies have won all the five seats that went to by-elections in Assam.
Jiron Basumatary, the UPPL candidate from Gossaingaon seat, has won the by-elections.
Basumatary, defeated his closest rival – Congress’ Jowel Tudu by a margin of 28,252 votes.
BTC chief Pramod Boro-led UPPL is BJP’s ally in the state of Assam.
BJP’s Sushanta Borgohain has won the Thowra assembly seat.
Sushanta Borgohain won the by-elections by a margin of 30,561 votes.
He defeated his closest rival independent candidate Dhaijya Konwar, who was fielded by Raijor Dal.
BJP’s Phanidhar Talukdar won from Bhabanipur in Assam.
Phanidhar Talukdar won the Bhabanipur seat by a margin of 25641 votes.
He defeated Congress’ Sailendra Nath Das.
BJP’s Rupjyoti Kurmi won from Mariani in Assam.
UPPL’s Jolen Daimary win Tamulpur constituency in Assam.
Counting of votes began at around 8 in the morning on Tuesday.
By-polls were held in five Assembly constituencies in Assam – Gossaigaon, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur, Mariani and Thowra.