Polling has been underway in five parliamentary constituencies of Assam; Karimganj, Silchar, Autonomous District, Mangaldoi and Nowgong. There are 50 candidates in the fray for the five seats.
Here are the key fights in these constituencies:
Karimganj: As many as 14 candidates are in the fray for the Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency. BJP candidate Kripanath Mallah and Congress’ candidate Swarup Das will contest election from the seat against sitting MP of AIUDF, Radheshyam Biswas.
Silchar: In Silchar, there are 13 candidates in the fray for the seat. Congress’ sitting MP Sushmita Dev will fight against BJP’s Rajdeep Roy from the seat.
Autonomous District: There are 5 candidates in the fray for the Autonomous District Lok Sabha seat. BJP candidate Horen Sing Bey will contest against Congress’ sitting MP Biren Singh Engti.
Mangaldoi: In Mangaldoi, there are as many as 11 candidates in the fray for the seat. Congress’ Bhubaneswar Kalita will contest against BJP’s Dilip Saikia for the seat.
Nowgong: There are 7 candidates in the fray for the Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency. Congress’ Pradyut Bordoloi will fight for the seat against BJP’s Rupak Sharma.