Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released the first list of 70 candidates for the Assam elections. The assembly polls in the state will be held in 3 phases beginning March 27. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in first list of BJP candidates for state assembly polls.
According to the candidates’ list, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will contest from Majuli Assembly constituency while Himanta Biswa Sarma will contest from Jalukbari Assembly constituency. Both of them used to contest from these constituencies earlier too, said Arun Singh, BJP National General Secretary.