BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal, who is currently Union Sports Minister, will head his party's first government in the North East, ending 15 years in office for the Congress' Tarun Gogoi in Assam.
Congress candidate Pranab Kumar Gogoi wins Sibsagar constituency by 542 votes.
BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal flashes victory sign with party leader Mahendra Singh at a victory procession after the party's thumping win in the Assam Assembly polls.
BJP forming a government in Assam is as surprising, for many, as BJP being part of the Jammu and Kashmir government: PM Modi on state poll results.
We will relentlessly keep working for the aspirations of the common man: PM Narendra Modi.
PM Narendra Modi arrives at BJP Headquarters, addresses party workers.
I have had telephone conversation with Amit Shah. He has conveyed his greetings to people of Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal.
I think we should not talk a lot today. Our vision document is based on participative dialogue: Sarbananda Sonowal.
Senior AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta greets BJP candidate Rupok Sarmah after his win in Assembly polls in Nagaon district of Assam.
Assam - results for all 126 seats are out.
BJP's Bolin Chetia wins Sadiya constituency by 6,566 votes.
More images of BJP workers celebrating party's victory in Assam.
External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah on BJP's historic election victory in Assam.
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma wins Jalukbari constituency defeating Congress rival Niren Deka by a record 85,935 votes.
BJP workers carry posters of chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonwal and PM Narendra Modi as they celebrate the party's win in Assam Assembly elections in Guwahati.
BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in the Assam Assembly elections at party's office in Patna.
The BJP-led alliance has won 45 per cent of votes in Assam Assembly elections.
The BJP-led alliance under Sarbananda Sonowal will form the next government in Assam.
BJP candidate Bhabesh Kalita wins from Rangia constituency by 32,067 votes.
BJP workers celebrate party's victory in Assam.
A victory dance, at the helipad where the BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal will arrive, in Guwahati, in a while.
AGP workers celebrating in Guwahati.
Assam Election Results: BJP candidate Hitendra Nath Goswami wins from Jorhat constituency by 13,638 votes.
The BJP-led alliance has crushed the Congress in the Assam Assembly elections.
Congress candidate Abdul Hai Nagori defeats his nearest rival Bhupen Roy (AGP) from Abhayapuri North constituency by 2,143 votes.
Bodoland Peoples Front candidate Maneswar Brahma wins from Barama constituency by 9,796 votes.
A deserted look of Congress party's office Rajiv Bhawan in Guwahati due to the party's defeat in Assam Assembly elections.
It is a matter of great joy for the BJP that it has performed well in all the 5 states. People have accepted the BJP in all states: Amit Shah.
BJP workers dance as they celebrate their win in Assam Assembly elections at Hengrabari in Guwahati.
BJP candidate Bimal Borah wins Tingkhong constituency by 18,338 votes.
BJP candidate Sanjoy Kishan wins Tinsukia constituency by 35,069 votes.
Assam Election Results: BJP candidate Terash Gowalla wins from Duliajan constituency by 17,086 votes.
360 View: The mood is festive at BJP HQ in Delhi.
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma shows a victory sign after winning the Jalukbari assembly seat in Guwahati.
Outgoing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi wins from Titabar constituency in Assam.
AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal loses from Salmara South constituency.
Workers of AGP, the BJP's alliance partner in Assam, celebrating their party's victory in Assam Assembly polls in Guwahati.
54 results have been declared in Assam. The BJP-led alliance has won 43 seats till now.
The BJP-led alliance is leading in 86 seats in Assam.
The Tarun Gogoi-led Congress loses in all parts of Assam. The party has done very badly in Upper Assam and Barak Valley.
Sarbananda Sonowal will take oath as Assam's chief minister. BJP president will decide my role: Himanta Biswa Sarma.
We have promised Indo-Bangla border be closed and identify illegal immigrants who came to Assam after 1971: Himanta Biswa Sarma.
We just want no more influx and Assamese people should be given constitutional protection: Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Indian people generally, Assamese Muslims have nothing to worry from the BJP: Himanta Biswa Sarma.
This is an individual accomplishment for me because 2 years ago I told Mr Rahul Gandhi you cannot run the show like this: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma to NDTV.
AIUDF candidate Hafiz Bashir Ahmed defeats his nearest rival Ali Akbar Miah (Independent) from Bilasipara West constituency by 11,202 votes.
BJP candidate Numal Momin defeats his nearest rival Klengdoon Engti (Congress) from Bokajan constituency by 4,744 votes.
Outgoing Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi accepts defeat.
Outgoing Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi congratulates BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal on phone and accepts defeat.
The BJP-led alliance is all set to get a huge majority in Assam.
People of Assam have accepted our winning combination, says Sarbananda Sonowal.
We are committed to the people of Assam: BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal to NDTV.
Union Minister Jitendra Singh thanks people of Assam for supporting the BJP-led alliance in the state.
BJP chief Amit Shah congratulates PM Modi, Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma for party's victory in Assam.
BJP's Ganesh Kumar Limbu and Ranjit Dutta leading in Barchalla and Behali constituencies respectively.
The BJP-led alliance in Assam has ended the 15-year-old rule of Tarun Gogoi. The trends are in favour of the alliance.
The BJP-led alliance is leading in Lower Assam area.
BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal wins from Majuli constituency in Assam.
Badruddin Ajmal's AIUDF leading in Algapur, Badarpur, Dalgaon, Dhing and Dhubri constituencies.
BJP's alliance partner AGP is leading in Abhayapuri North, Amguri, Barhampur, Barpeta, Bokakhat, Bongaigaon, Dergaon, Gauhati West, Lakhimpur, Naharkatia, Patacharkuchi and Tezpur constituencies.
The BJP-led alliance is leading in 78 seats in Assam. The Congress is leading in 29 seats only.
BJP workers celebrate outside party's office in Guwahati.
AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal blames Congress for his party's defeat in Assam.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets to congratulate BJP workers of Assam.
Congress is leading in Rupohihat, Salmara South, Sarukhetri and Sarupathar constituencies.
The Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP is all set to form its government in Assam with the alliance partners.
BJP is leading in Naoboicha, Nowgong, Palasbari, Raha, Rangapara, Rangia, Sibsagar and Sadiya constituencies.
According to leads, the BJP-led alliance is all set to form the next government in Assam.
This didn't help. BJP wins Assam.
BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal leading from Majuli by 3,767 votes, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi leading from Titabor by 4,432 votes.
I believe what he contributed was unique, he has a bigger role to play in future: Sarbananda Sonowal on Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Latest trends show the BJP-led alliance is leading in 70 seats in Assam.
We will perform well with the blessings of PM Modi. He is giving priority to the North East: Sarbananda Sonowal to NDTV.
We have challenges like infiltration, flooding, unemployment. Our main target is to protect the interests of bona fide citizens, it doesn't matter if they are Hindu or Muslim: Sarbananda Sonowal to NDTV.
Our strategy has clicked, our alliance partners have worked hard. People of Assam have been wanting this kind of a combination for a long time, they were tired of Congress: Sarbananda Sonowal to NDTV.
This is going to be a great victory. Whatever we will do, we will do in consultation with our partners: Sarbananda Sonowal.
As you know this is the hard work of people of Assam. They have accepted our winning combination: Sarbananda Sonowal.
BJP candidate Ashok Sarma leading in Nalbari constituency.
Please wait for some time, I'll definitely talk to you: Sarbananda Sonowal (following results on TV) tells NDTV.
BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal leading in Majuli.
BJP candidates Debananda Hazarika and Ajay Kumar Ray leading in Bihpuria and Bijni constituencies respectively.
Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) candidates Bhupen Roy and Rabin Banikya leading in Abhayapuri North and Abhayapuri South constituencies respectively.
AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal trailing in Salmara South constituency.
AGP leader Atul Bora leading from Bokahat constituency.
BJP chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal is leading in Majuli (ST) constituency in Assam over his nearest Congress rival sitting legislator Rajib Lochan Pegu by 1,510 votes after the first round of counting of votes comprising postal and EVM ballots.
BJP candidates leading in Barkhetry, Dharmapur, Dibrugarh, Lumding, Majuli and Sadiya constituencies.
BJP leading in Dibrugarh, Moran, Lahoal and Tingkhong constituencies.
76 trends available till now in Assam. The BJP-led alliance is leading in 44 seats, the Congress-led alliance is leading in 19 and AIUDF is leading in 12 seats.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is leading over his nearest BJP rival Kamakhya Prasad Tasa by over 405 votes in the first round of counting of postal ballots in the key constituency of Titabar.
Former Assam chief minister and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta leading from Barhampur.
Gap between BJP and Congress widening considerably now in Assam. BJP alliance is leading in 32 seats, Congress in 9 seats.
Early trends show BJP-led alliance is leading in Assam. Total trends available: 29 - BJP+ leading in 20 seats, Congress in 8 seats and Badruddin Ajmal's AIUDF in 1 seat.
In Assam, three heavyweights are leading in their constituencies.
Early trends show BJP-led alliance is leading in Assam. Total trends available: 23 - BJP+ leading in 16 seats, Congress in 7 seats.
I have asked Ma Kamakhya for an opportunity to serve the people, not power. I leave the verdict to the people of Assam: Tarun Gogoi to NDTV.
BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma leading from Jalukbari.
BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal is leading from Majuli.
Good luck to Sarbananda Sonowal, says Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
11 early leads from Assam - BJP-led alliance leading on 6 seats, Congress leading on 5
After visiting a temple, BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal arrives at counting centre in Majuli.
First early lead from Assam - Congress leading in 1 seat.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at Guwahati's famous Kamakhya temple.
Counting begins at 8 am in Assam to decide the fate of 1,064 candidates in 51 counting centres comprising 143 counting halls and 1,771 counting tables.
Counting begins in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. Postal ballots to be opened first.
We are optimistic that the people of Assam will give us a chance to form the government. We will stick to Mission 84 (on the number of seats he expects): BJP's Sarbananda Sonowal.
Prayed for people of Assam, says @sarbanandsonwal after his temple visit.
BJP flags in Assam's Guwahati.
BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal visits a temple in Majuli.
Inside the studio with Prannoy Roy and panelists.
I don't accept exit polls. This is not for the first time, earlier also exit polls have been found to be wrong like in Delhi elections and in Bihar also: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
Exit polls were wrong. I am confident that we will get 30 to 40 seats in Assam: AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal.
Empty chairs, and a few media crews at the Congress office in Guwahati.
Counting begins at 8 am. It's a fine day for it - in Guwahati, it's a cool, rainy day. AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal has said he will personally feed the media crews sweets.
The BJP targeted Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for his advancing age and accused his government of widespread corruption and failure to bring development in the state.
A Poll of Polls, aggregating five exit polls, shows the BJP winning Assam, its first North Eastern state, with 73 of the state's 126 seats.
BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal predicted that his party is going to win over 84 seats in Assam.
In Assam, if voted to power, the BJP will form its first-ever government in the north-east, dislodging the Congress that stayed in power for 15 long years.
In Assam, the Congress looks forward to retain power for the fourth successive term under Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. The BJP called for a 'parivartan' (change) and AIUDF aims to play the king-maker in the formation of the next government in Assam.