Phani Bhushan Choudhury leading in Bongaigaon


GUWAHATI: Senior Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader and Assam minister Phani Bhushan Choudhury is leading in Bongaigaon.

After eighth round of counting, Choudhury amassed 48,505 votes. His nearest opponent Congress candidate and former AASU president Sankar Prasad Ray got 34,287 votes. Dipu Choudhury of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) remained in the third position with 8,983 votes.

Phani Bhushan Choudhury has been winning the Bongaigaon seat since 1985. Early trends show Choudhury’s victory for the eight term.