"There is no ‘Modi magic’ but ‘Tarun Gogoi magic’ in Assam. Earlier, I have said we will win ten seats but now I am sure the Congress will get more than that," Gogoi told reporters after casting his vote here.

"The so-called Modi wave is the creation of private electronic media channels but the Congress wave is there in the fields, plains and hills of Assam,” he added.

Referring to Kaliabor, from where his son Gaurav Gogoi is contesting on a Congress ticket, the Chief Minister said the people of the constituency had a lot of love and affection for him and his family and they came out in large numbers since 6 am to cast their votes.

"Gaurav will definitely win from Kaliabor and the polling percentage will be among the highest in the state," he said.

Gogoi was accompanied by his wife Dolly Gogoi to the polling booth. His son also exercised his franchise earlier at the same booth.

Former union minister and Jorhat MP Bijoy Krishna Handique, who is seeking a seventh consecutive term in Parliament, also cast his vote at the same polling booth.


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