West Bengal has recorded more than 82 per cent voter turnout and Assam registered over 77 per cent polling in the first phase of assembly elections.
The voting was held in forty-seven constituencies in Assam and for 30 constituencies in West Bengal.
The first phase of Assembly Elections in the two states took place across 21, 825 Polling Stations spread over 77 Assembly Constituencies.
In Assam, the fate of 264 candidates has been sealed in the first of the three-phase elections. Among the prominent candidates in this phase include, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal from Majuli, State Congress President Ripun Bora from Gohpur and Asom Gana Parishad President Atul Bora from Boka khat.