Abdul Batin Khandakar of Congress wins Abhayapuri North


GUWAHATI: Congress candidate Abdul Batin Khandakar claimed victory in Abhayapuri North constituency. Khandakar defeated his nearest rival Bhupen Roy of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) with a margin of 30,412 votes.

While the Congress candidate amassed 89,635 votes, AGP candidate Roy got 59,223 votes.

Khandakar has been elected to the assembly for the first time defeating four-time MLA Bhupen Roy. Roy was elected from Abhayapuri North in 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2011.

He was defeated by Abdul Hai Nagori of Congress in 2016.