Assam, India

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Assam (also popular as Asom) is a state in India.

Assam is gearing up for its Assembly elections.

Assam Assembly Elections 2011

  • In mid-January 2011, BJP began its campaign with Varun Gandhi holding rallies. Later, on January 23, 2011, Congress organized a Jana Jagaran Abhiyan.
  • Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of the Election Commission of India S Y Quraishi says the Commission hasn't yet decided on the possibility of early elections in Assam.
  • March 1, 2011: Election Commission of India announces Assam Assembly elections will be held from in two phases - first on April 4, 2011 for 62 seats and later on April 11, 2011 for 64 seats. 23,813 polling stations will be set up for 1,81,45,914 voters to cast their votes.