The district administration of Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong district has arranged tight security measures and put up strict supervision for the counting process.
Of the nine constituencies, five are in Assam, three in Meghalaya and one in Mizoram. The Congress is the only party to have fielded candidates in all seats.
The founder of the newly floated Raijor Dal -- arrested in December 2019 over sedition charges -- bagged 57,219 votes as an Independent, garnering support from 46.06 per cent of the electorate.
By indulging in competitive populism, the BJP-led government had targeted all communities with various welfare schemes.
No deliberate or mala fide intention to disrupt poll process: EC's special observer on Assam EVM row
The observer said the incident appears to be an isolated one due to the total negligence and foolishness of the presiding officer and his team.
During the 2016 state polls, central and state agencies had seized goods worth less than Rs 20 crore.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had led the campaign brigade for BJP and its alliance partner, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).
Slamming the Congress, Modi, while addressing an election rally at Bihpuria, said the grand old party does not have ideals or able leaders.
He also asserted that people there are yearning for a change from the Trinamool Congress' 'misrule' and will embrace Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for the state's development.
Addressing an election rally here, he said the BJP government has set up electronic surveillance across the Indo-Bangla border in Assam to stop infiltration from the neighbouring country.
Sonowal speaking on the occasion said during the campaign BJP will take the message of his government's acheivements and success in giving protection to the culture and heritage of the people.
Gogoi headed a bench which delivered the verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case that gave Hindus the 2.77 acre disputed land.
In Bengal, thirty seats went to the polls in the first phase and include all constituencies in Purulia and Jhargram and some constituencies from Bankura, Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur.