Among the 74 candidates in the fray are AIUDF chief and sitting MP Badruddin Ajmal, Congress candidate Wazed Ali Choudhury and BJP's Debamoy Sanyal, Assam Tourism minister Chandan Brahma of BPF and sitting BPF MP S K Bwismuthiary. Polling was being held in Kokrajhar(ST), Dhubri, Barpeta, Mangaldoi, Gauhati and Nowgong.
Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur are set to cast their votes in Assam
An electorate of 94,21,977, including 48,79,424 men are expected to exercise their franchise in 11,994 polling stations. Security was tight across all six constituencies with 75 companies of security forces deployed.
A total of 117 constituencies went to the polls in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election on Thursday.