Skip to contentSkip to navigation

BJP win Lakhimpur, Boithalangsu

Ruling BJP in Assam won both the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat and the Boithalangsu assembly by polls defeating the nearest Congress candidates.
In Lakhimpur Lok Sabha by polls BJP candidate Pradan Baruah won the seat earlier held by Sarbananda Sonowal defeating his nearest rival Congress candidate Dr Hem Hari Pegu by a huge margin.
In Boithalangsu assembly by polls, BJP candidate Dr Mansingh Rongpi won the seat defeating the Congress candidate. Rongpi won the seat in the last assembly polls as Congress ticket. But then he resigned and joined BJP paving the way for by polls.
Over 66 percent polling was recorded in Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat while over 74 percent votes were polled in Baithalangso on November 19.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

More Stories

Over 80% turn out in Lakhimpur

7 Apr 2014 - 5:48pm | AT News
Amid tight security arrangement, voting in the first phase of Lok Sabha election has come to an end in Lakhimpur on Monday. The voting which began at 7 in the morning ended at 5 in the afternoon. The...

Jugaxandhit America released at press club

9 Jan 2016 - 6:18pm | AT News
An Assamese book titled Jugaxandhit America authored by Dr Arupjyoti Choudhury was released recently at Guwahati Press Club. Published by Purbanchal Prakash, the book is more than a travelogue as it...

AASU observes Martyers Day at Raha

11 Dec 2012 - 2:01am | Dibya J Borthakur
Bangladshi immigrants become the king maker of Assam. The government of Assam gives Rs.2 lacks to those who have picked up arms but the same government neglects the family members of those martyers...