Assam polls 2016: A look at past results (1952-2011)

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Sixty-one seats of Assam's 126-member Assembly will go to polls on Monday (April 11). Election in 65 seats were held on April 4 while the results will be declared on May 19.

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Here is a look at brief results of past Assembly elections in Assam: [Bengal results 1952-2011]

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  • 1952: Total seats 105
    Congress won 76 seats, Socialist Party 4, Garo National Council 3, Mizo Union 3
    Chief Minister: Bishnu Ram Medhi (Congress)
     
  • 1957: Total seats 108
    Congress won 71, Praja Socialist Party (PSP) 8, CPI 4
    Chief Minister: Bishnu Ram Medhi
     
  • 1962: Total seats 105
    Congress won 79, All Party Hill Leaders Congress 11, PSP 6
    Chief Minister: Bimala Prasad Chaliha & Mahendra Mohan Choudhry (Congress)
     
  • 1967: Total seats: 126
    Congress won 73, HLC 9, PSP 5, Sanghata Socialist Party 4
    Chief Minister: Bimala Prasad Chaliha
  • 1972: Total seats: 126
    Congress won 95, SSP 4, CPI 3
    Chief Minister: Sarat Chandra Sinha (Congress)
     
  • 1978: Total seats: 126
    Janata Party 53, Congress 26, CPI(M) 11, CPI 5
    Chief Minister: Golap Borbora, Jogendra Nath Hazarika (Janata Party), Anowara Taimur, Kesab Chandra Gogoi (Congress)
     
  • 1983: Total seats 109
    Congress 91, Palin Tribals Councils of Assam (PTC) 3, CPI(M) 2, CPI 1
    Chief Minister: Hiteswar Saikia (Congress)
     
  • 1985: Total seats 126
    Congress 25, Independents 92, National Congress (Socialist) (ICS), PTC 3
    Chief Minister: Prafulla Kumar Mahanta (Asom Gana Parishad)
     
  • 1991: Total seats 126
    Congress 66, AGP 19, BJP 10, CPI 4, CPI(M) 2
    Chief Minister: Hiteswar Saikia & Bhumidhar Barman (Congress)
  • 1996: Total seats 122
    AGP 59, Congress 34, Autonomous State Demand Committee (ASDC) 5, BJP 4
    Chief Minister: Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
     
  • 2001: Total seats 126
    Congress 71, AGP 20, BJP 8, NCP 3, Trinamool Congress 1
    Chief Minister: Tarun Gogoi (Congress)
     
  • 2006: Total seats 126
    Congress 53, AGP 24, Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF) 10, BJP 10
    Chief Minister: Tarun Gogoi
     
  • 2011: Total seats 126
    Congress won 79, AIUDF 18, Bodoland People's Front 12
    Chief Minister: Tarun Gogoi

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