The Sivasagar constituency in the state has witnessed the highest voting percentage till now with a 28.38 per cent turnout.
The polling began at 7 am today will continue till 6 pm.
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.
A total of 264 candidates are in the fray for 47 seats — 42 seats from 11 districts of Upper Assam and northern Assam region and five seats from central Assam’s Nagaon district.
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)