Guwahati, Apr 11: Sixty-one assembly constituencies will go to polls today in the second and final phase of Assembly elections in Assam.
The polling will be held from 7 a.m. till 5 p.m. at 12,699 polling stations in the 61 constituencies spread across 13 districts. 525 candidates are in the fray in this second and final round of voting in Assam.
Get all the live updates here:
7.30 pm: In Assam also, by and large poll was peaceful except one incident in Barpeta: Election Commission.
7.25 pm: Voter turnout was 82.02% in Assam at 5 pm today, this could change when final figure comes in: Election Commission.
7.20 pm: In morning Assam CM addressed a press conference in Guwahati which is a violation as per RP act 126, as it may influence the voters: EC.
7.15 pm: 78.09 per cent polling in Assam, voters still in queue.
6.00 pm: Polling concludes.
5.10 pm: Around 75% voter turnout recorded in Assam till 5 pm.
3.55 pm: 69.50% voter turnout recorded till 3
pm in Assam.
3.25 pm: 62% voter turnout recorded till 3 pm in Assam.
1.58 pm: 55.3 % polling recorded till 1 pm during Phase 2 in Assam
1.45 pm: Voters of Assam will reward Congress for good work, says Manmohan Singh
1.40 pm: 50% voter turnout recorded till 12 pm in Assam.
1.20 pm: Former PM Dr. Manmohan Singh casts his vote in Dispur for final phase of Assam Assembly polls.
12.40 pm: Clash between CRPF and voters during Assam polls. One dead and several injured in lathicharge.
12.10 pm: Election Commission terms CM Tarun Gogoi's press meet a violation of Model Code of Conduct.
11.50 am: 35% polling recorded in Assam till 11 am.
11.08 am: 25% polling reported in Assam till 10 am.
11.03 am: "For the first time, I have seen Election Commission not being impartial in the state," CM Tarun Gogoi says.
10.48 am: BJP CM candidate Sarbananda Sonowal urges people to vote in the final phase of Assam assembly elections
Your vote is the foundation of a strong democracy. It is a privilege, please use it.— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) April 10, 2016
10.45 am: CM Tarun Gogoi holds press meet because he didn't receive Election Commission's order in writing.
9.45 am: Former CM PK Mahanta casts his vote in Nagaon
9.42 am: 16% polling reported in Assam till 9 am.
9.05 am: "AIUDF will be Kingmaker in Assam," says party chief Badruddin Ajmal.
8.40 am: Women dance and celebrate after casting their vote at a polling booth in Kokrajhar in the final phase
Assam: Women dance and celebrate after casting their vote at a polling booth in Kokrajhar in the final phase pic.twitter.com/zlQf142COg— ANI (@ANI_news) April 11, 2016
7.50 am: All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal casts his vote in the final phase.
Hojai(Assam): All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal casts his vote in the final phase. pic.twitter.com/SlDzGQUtUB— ANI (@ANI_news) April 11, 2016
7.33 am: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and his wife will cast their votes in Dispur, Assam today, where they are registered as voters.
7.25 am: People in large numbers queue up outside a polling booth in Guwahati, voting underway for the final phase
Assam: People in large numbers queue up outside a polling booth in Guwahati, voting underway for the final phase. pic.twitter.com/mIIDugHAS0— ANI (@ANI_news) April 11, 2016
7.10 am: Nagaon: Voting underway for the second and final phase in Assam
7.02 am: Phase 2 polling begins in 61 constituencies in Assam.
7.00 am: People queue up outside a polling booth in Nagaon, Assam.
6.50 am: People seen queueing up outside a polling booth in Assam ahead of the final phase of voting.
6.45 am: Preparations underway ahead of the second and final phase of voting in Assam