Polling in the first phase of the Assam Assembly election was by and large peaceful on Saturday. The turnout in this phase is around 77 per cent. Phase 1 of polling in Assam came to an end on Saturday (March 27).
The voter turnout at 5 PM was 77% (approx) as per the Election Commission of India. Among the districts, Sibsagar registered the maximum poll percentage with 82.46%. Voting was held for 47 constituencies in 12 districts. 246 candidates were in the fray.