New Delhi: Assam recorded 8.84 per cent turnout till 9 am across 47 assembly constituencies in the first phase of the state assembly polls, according to the Election Commission of India.
The first phase of polling for assembly elections in the states of West Bengal and Assam began at 7 am on Saturday and is currently underway.
Over 81.09 lakh voters, including 40,77,210 males and 40,32,481 females, are eligible to cast their votes at 1,1537 polling stations in this phase. The polling will continue till 6 pm.
Polling for the next two phases will be held on April 1 and April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2. (ANI)