Guwahati: BJP and its allies have won all the five seats in Assam that went to the polls on October 30.
BJP’s Sushanta Borgohain has won the Thowra assembly seat. Sushanta Borgohain won the by-elections by a margin of 30,561 votes.
He defeated his closest rival independent candidate Dhaijya Konwar, who was fielded by Raijor Dal.
BJP’s Phanidhar Talukdar won from Bhabanipur in Assam. Talukdar won the Bhabanipur seat by a margin of 25641 votes. He defeated his nearest Congress’ rival Sailendra Nath Das.
While Rupjyoti Kurmi won from Mariani in Assam on BJP ticket won with a margin of 40104 votes over his nearest rival Luhit Konwar of Congress. Jolen Daimary of UPPL won Tamulpur constituency in Assam.
The counting of votes began at around 8 in the morning today.
By-polls were held in five Assembly constituencies in Assam – Gossaigaon, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur, Mariani and Thowra.