Silchar, May 3 : Counting of votes was completed in Cachar district peacefully, for the seven assembly constituency seats, out of which 4 were won by BJP candidates, 2 by Congress candidates and one by AIUDF candidate.
At Silchar constituency, BJP candidate Dipayan Chakrabarty took the winning cup after securing 98,558 votes and defeating Congress's Tamal Kanti Banik who polled 60980 votes. As per final figures, total number of votes casted in the constituency was 1,74,621 where 1379 went to NOTA.
At Katigorah Constituency, INC candidate Khalil Uddin Mazumder defeated BJP candidate Gautom Roy by a margin of 6939 votes. Mazumder polled 83268 votes while his rival Roy polled 76329 votes. Total number of votes casted in the constituency was 1,88,677 where 1112 went to NOTA.
At Dholai Constituency, BJP candidate Parimal Sukhlabaidya swept the election with a margin of 20392 votes and defeated Kamakhya Prasad Mala, who polled 62176 votes. Sukhlabaidya polled 82568 votes. Total number of valid votes casted in the constituency was 148490 where 1561 went to NOTA.
BJP Candidate Mihir Kanti Shome won from Udharbond constituency by defeating his arch rival Ajit Singh. Mihir Kanti Shome polled 61745 votes whereas Ajit Singh of INC polled 59060 votes. Total number of valid votes casted in the constituency was 128947 where 1494 went to NOTA.
In Sonai LAC, AIUDF candidate Karim Uddin Barbhuiya defeated his nearest rival BJP's Aminul Haque Laskar by a huge margin of 19654 votes. Barbhuiya polled 71,937 votes while his nearest rival Laskar got 52283 votes. Independent candidate, Ashish Halder bagged 14500 votes. Total number of valid votes casted in the constituency was 146103 where 1231 went to NOTA.
From Lakhipur constituency, BJP candidate Kaushik Rai registered the victory after gaining 55341 votes. His nearest rival Mukesh Pandey from INC bagged 42641 votes. Total number of valid votes casted in the constituency was 122510 where 1536 went to NOTA.
From Borkhola constituency, INC candidate Misbahul Islam Laskar won the seat with 64433 and defeating BJP's Amalendu Das, who bagged 57402 votes. Total number of valid votes casted in the constituency was 123349 where 1105 went to NOTA.
Polling went off smoothly with tight security thrown in and around the NATRIP counting centre. Cachar SP earlier mentioned that three tier security arrangement was provide at the counting centre with the inner one with central reserve force. Counting started on the dot 8 am with counting of postal ballots.
The administration clamped Section 144 to prevent the assembling of five or more persons and banned victory procession in the entire district due to COVID pandemic situation.
This is stated in a press release issued from DDIPR office silchar Assam.