Elections in Assam

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Elections in Assam are conducted since 1952 to elect the members of Assam Legislative Assembly and for the members of Lok Sabha. There are 126 assembly constituencies and 14 Lok Sabha constituencies. Next Assam Assembly Elections 2016 can occur on April - May 2016.[1]

Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

The elections for the Assam Legislative Assembly held since 1952.[2]

Year Election Winning Party/Coalition Chief Minister
1952 First Assembly Indian National Congress Bishnu Ram Medhi
1957 Second Assembly Indian National Congress B.P. Chaliha
1962 Third Assembly Indian National Congress B.P. Chaliha
1967 Fourth Assembly Indian National Congress B.P. Chaliha
Mahendra Mohan Choudhury
1972 Fifth Assembly Indian National Congress Sarat Chandra Sinha
1978 Sixth Assembly Janata Party
Indian National Congress
Golap Borbora (JP)
Jogendra Nath Hazarika (JP)
Anowara Taimur (INC)
Kesab Chandra Gogoi (INC)
1983 Seventh Assembly Indian National Congress Hiteswar Saikia
1985 Eighth Assembly Asom Gana Parishad Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
1991 Ninth Assembly Indian National Congress Hiteswar Saikia
Bhumidhar Barman
1996 Tenth Assembly Asom Gana Parishad Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
2001 Eleventh Assembly Indian National Congress Tarun Gogoi
2006 Twelfth Assembly Indian National Congress Tarun Gogoi
2011 Thirteenth Assembly Indian National Congress Tarun Gogoi
2016 Fourteenth Assembly Bharatiya Janata Party TBA

Lok Sabha elections[edit]

Year Lok Sabha Election Winning Party/Coalition
1951 First Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1957 Second Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1962 Third Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1967 Fourth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1971 Fifth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1977 Sixth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1980 Seventh Lok Sabha Indian National Congress (Indira)
1985 Eighth Lok Sabha Independents
1989 Ninth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1991 Tenth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1996 Eleventh Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1998 Twelfth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
1999 Thirteenth Lok Sabha Indian National Congress
2004 Fourteenth Lok Sabha United Progressive Alliance
2009 Fifteenth Lok Sabha United Progressive Alliance
2014 Sixteenth Lok Sabha Bharatiya Janata Party

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assam Assembly Election Schedule 2016". Election Commission India. 
  2. ^ "List of Chief Ministers of Assam". Assam Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 17 November 2013.