Topon Kumar Gogoi wins Jorhat, leaves behind Sushanta Borgohain
GUWAHATI: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) candidate for the Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency, Topon Kumar Gogoi, has won the seat.
He defeated his main opponent, Indian National Congress’ Sushanta Borgohain with a margin of 82653 votes.
It should be noted Congress has always had a strong presence in this constituency for decades. The Party had won the Lok Sabha elections from here at least 12 times. It lost once to Asom Gana Parishad's (AGP) Parag Chaliha in 1984 and then again to BJP's Kamakhya Prasad Tasa in 2014.
Topon Kumar Gogoi