BJP's Ranjeet Kumar Dass has won the Patacharkuchi assembly constituency by defeating Pabindra Deka of Assam Jatiya Parishad and Santanu Sarma of the Indian National Congress. From the very beginning, Dass was in the lead.
Patacharkuchi is an Assembly constituency in the Bajali district, in the Lower Assam region of Assam. The Patacharkuchi constituency went to the polls on April 6, 2021. The assembly seat is reserved for the General category.
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In the 2016 Assembly elections, Patacharkuchi was won by Pabindra Deka of AGP. Before that, in the 2011 elections, the seat was held by Manoranjan Das of BJP.
In the 2016 assembly polls, Pabindra Deka garnered 64558 votes, securing over 61.72 percent of the vote share, and winning the seat by a margin of 51976 votes.
In percentage terms, the victory margin was 49.69 percent.
The constituency polled 104736 votes in the 2016 Assam assembly polls with a voter turnout of 80.7 percent. The Patacharkuchi constituency has a literacy level of 79 percent.
A total of 9 candidates stood in the 2016 elections.
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(Edited by : Jerome)
First Published: IST