BTC Polls Results | #LIVE UPDATES

Counting of votes for the Bodoland Territorial Council elections has commenced.

The elections to the 40 seats took place amid a bitter campaign run by all parties.

Bodoland People’s Front chief and three times BTC CEM Hagrama Mohilary is fighting anti-incumbency this year as well.

On the other hand, United People’s Party Liberal president Pramod Boro is seen as a young and promising face.

The voting began on December 7 in the Udalguri and Baksa districts of Bodoland Territorial Region for phase I and concluded on December 10 for phase II in districts of Kokrajhar and Chirang.

78 per cent voter turnout was recorded on December 10 for 19 seats in BTC’s second and final phase of polling held in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts. While 77.01 per cent of voters turnout was registered during the first phase of voting carried out in Udalguri and Baksa districts.

LIVE UPDATES:

  • 1.28 PM: BJP and UPPL at tie again with 11 seats each. BPF leading with 17 seats. Congress on 1 seat.
  • 12.47 PM: BJP surpasses UPPL once again after gaining 2 more seats. BPF still on the lead with 17 seats, BJP at 12 seats and UPPL at 9 seats.
  • 11.31 PM: BJP’s Gautam Das wins in Mathanguri constituency of Baksa district.
  • 10.41 PM: UPPL gains 1 more seat for a tie breaker with BJP. BPF remains on the lead with 16 seats, UPPL is at 12 seats, and BJP at 10 seats.
  • 10.20PM: UPPL chief Pramod Boro wins in both Kaklabari and Guyabari constituencies of Baksa and Chirang districts respectively.
  • 9.30 PM: Dilip Kumar Boro of UPPL wins in Khalingduar constituency of Udalguri.
  • 9.26 PM: BJP’s Bhabendra Boro wins in Khoirabari constituency.
  • 9.08 PM: BJP and UPPL are at a tie now with 11 seats each. BPF on the other hand is still on the lead with 17 seats.
  • 8.34 PM: BJP candidate Diganta Barua defeats UPPL’s Anthony Basumatary in Mudoibari constituency of Udalguri by a margin of 900 votes.
  • 8.26 PM: According to latest trends, BJP’s seat count has increased by 2 more seats, surpassing UPPL. The count is at – BPF – 17, BJP – 11, UPPL – 10. Congress and other are still at one seat each.
  • 8.09 pm: UPPL’s Sanjay Swargiary wins in Harisinga constituency of Udalguri with 15,221 votes.
  • 7.44 PM: BPF is still leading the polls with 18 seats, followed by UPPL with 10 seats and BJP with 9 seats. Congress and others are at 1 seat each.
  • 6.59 PM: As per latest trends, BPF is still on the lead with 17 seats, followed by UPPL with 11 seats and BJP with 9 seats.
  • 6.46 PM: B Saoraigwra of BPF won in Chirang constituency.
  • 6.33 PM: In a massive election update, United People’s Party Liberal candidate B R Ferenga has defeated the incumbent, Bodoland People’s Front candidate Khampa Borgoyari, in Chirangduar Constituency.
  • 6.28 PM: UPPL’s Paniram Brahma wins in Kajalgaon constituency.
  • 6.17 PM: Saikhong Basumatary of BPF won from Chirang district.
  • 5.58 PM: Latest trends show BPF leading with 16 seats, followed by UPPL with 13 seats and BJP with 9 seats. Congress and others are at 1 seat each.
  • 5.55 PM: BPF’s James Basumatary wins in Nichima constituency with 2819 votes.
  • 5.27 PM: BPF is now on the lead with 14 seats. UPPL and BJP are at a tie with 12 seats.
  • 4.47 PM: Neck to neck is being witnessed in the BTC polls. BPF has gained momentum again and is currently at 13 seats, followed by BJP with 11 seats. UPPL on the other hand is still on the lead with 14 seats.
  • 4.23 PM: According to latest trends, BJP has surpassed BPF with one vote and currently has 12 seats. UPPL is at 15 seats, BPF at 11 seats, Congress with one seat and others with one seat.
  • 4.10 PM: Third round of vote counting is underway, Pratidin Time’s trends reflects UPPL is at 15 seats, followed by BJP with 12 seats, BPF with 11 seats, Congress with one seats and others with one seat.
  • 3.38 PM: GSP candidate is leading Mridul Das with 10,180 votes in the third round of vote counting in Koklabori constituency. BPF’s Dhiren Boro has received 2,827 votes while UPPL’s Pramod Boro has got 4,458 votes.
  • 3.34 PM: Pramod Boro is lagging behind in the Koklabari constituency with over 6000 votes.
  • 3.30 PM: BPF is leading in Chirang district with three seats.
  • 3. 20 PM: BPF is leading in 10 seats especially in Kajalgaon constituency. Paniram Brahma is ahead.
  • 2.49 PM: In a latest update, UPPL is leading with 21 seats, BPF with 10 seats, BJP with 7 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 2.30 PM: At the end of the second round of counting, out of 40 seats, UPPL is leading with 23 seats, BPF with 10 seats, BJP with 5 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 2.00 PM: Neck to Neck battle among all parties for the seven seats in Chirang.
  • 1.50 PM: BJP is steadily rising with upward traction of 8 to 10 seats.
  • 1.30 PM: There is an upward trend for UPPL where the party is leading across all districts and is leading by atleast 24 seats according to the trends shown by PratidinTime.
  • 1. 25 PM: Hagrama Mohilary is lagging behind with 2354 votes in the Debargaon constituency. The third round of counting is underway. UPPL is also leading in Kosugaon however the numbers are yet to come in.
  • 1.15 PM: Out of 40 seats, UPPL is leading with 25 seats, BPF with 5 seats, BJP with 8 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 1.03 PM: Opposition party workers allege counting being rigged in Tamulpur.
  • 1.00 PM: As per initial reports, a BJP worker entered the counting station to inquire and mislead counting officials.
  • 12.58 PM: Heated situation erupts in Tamulpur counting station.
  • 12.30 PM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 26 seats, BPF with 6 seats, BJP with 6 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 11.57 AM:UPPL leading with 6 seats in Udalguri and Chirang.
  • 11.55 AM: UPPL leading with 7 seats in Kokrajhar and Baksa.
  • 11.47 AM: Second round of counting is underway in Udalguri and third round of counting is underway in Kokrajhar. As per initial reports, second round of counting is underway in the other districts.
  • 11.40 AM: Round one of vote counting for postal ballots came to an end. UPPL continues to lead with 25 seats, followed by BPF with 9 seats, BJP with 5 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others currently with zero seats in the lead.
  • 11.25 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 23 seats, BPF with 10 seats, BJP with 4 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 11.11 AM: UPPL is leading on 6 seats (postal ballots) in Udalguri, 5 seats in Baksa, 4 seats in Kokrajhar and 3 seats in Chirang.
  • 11.00 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 20 seats, BPF with 14 seats, BJP with 3 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 10.55 AM: Hagrama Mohilary is lagging behind with 48 votes against Buddhadev Mochahary in the first round of counting of postal ballots in Debargaon constituency.
  • 10.48 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 19 seats, BPF with 10 seats, BJP with 3 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 10.45 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 19 seats, BPF with 10 seats, BJP with 2 seats, Congress with 0 seat and others 1.
  • 10.42 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 15 seats, BPF with 10 seats, BJP with 3 seats, Congress with 1 seat and others 1.
  • 10.37 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 14 seats, BPF with 8 seats, BJP with 4 seats and others 1.
  • 10.30 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 12 seats, BPF with 8 seats, BJP with 3 seats and others 1.
  • 10.22 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with 11 seats, BPF with 6 seats and BJP with 2 seats.
  • 10.19 AM: Out of 40 seats (in postal ballots), UPPL is leading with seven seats, BPF with 4 seats and BJP with one seat.
  • 10.15 AM: UPPL is leading on three seats (postal ballots) and BJP and BPF with one seat each in Baksa.
  • 10.12 AM: BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary is leading in Debargaon constituency of Kokrajhar.
  • 10.08 AM: Candidate Dhiren Boro of BPF is leading in Baksa’s Koklabari constituency against UPPL’s Pramod Boro.
  • 10.05 AM: BPF and UPPL are at loggerheads with 2 seats in Kokrajhar.
  • 09.57 AM: BPF is leading on 1 seat in Baksa.
  • 09.52 AM: UPPL is leading on 1 seat in Udalguri.
  • 09.47 AM: UPPL is leading on 3 seats out of 40 while BPF is leading on one seat.
  • 09.44 AM: A total of 40, 350 votes were registered in Baokhungri.
  • 09.37AM: UPPL’s Prathibav Brahma is leading with 9 votes against BPF in Kokrajhar’s Baokhungri.
  • 09.33 AM: UPPL is leading in Bonorgaon and Baokhungri constituencies.
  • 09.27 AM: 77 candidates contested in the 12 constituencies in Kokrajhar district.
  • 09.23 AM: UPPL is leading on 1 seat in Chirang district.
  • 09.18 AM: UPPL is leading in Baokhungri Hills in postal ballots on two seats.
  • 09.14 AM: BPF is leading on 1 seat in Chirang district.
  • 09.07 AM: UPPL is leading on 2 seats in Kokrajhar district.
  • 08.55 AM: UPPL is leading on 1 seat in Kokrajhar district.
  • 08.41 AM:Strict security measures have been taken. Security forces such as the Central Reserve Police Force have been deployed along with state police.
  • 08.33 AM:Ten counting stations have been set up in the Kokrajhar district.
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