Bihpuria is a small town located in the Lakhimpur district in Assam, India. And part of the Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency. Assamese is the official language of this town, and it is located at 27.03 degrees north, 93.90 degrees east.
Bihpuria Assembly Constituency: Name & Number
Bihpuria is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of the Assam legislative assembly and falls under the Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency. Bihpuria is an assembly constituency and its number is 109.
The number of parliamentary constituencies in India is 543. From this total seat, the seat for the general category is 441, and the seats for Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) are 84 and 47, respectively. Bihpuria assembly constituency is a part of the Tezpur Lok Sabha Constituency, and there is no reserved assembly seat for the ST, SC category.
Lakhimpur is a district in the Indian state of Assam. North Lakhimpur is home to the district's headquarters. The district is bordered on the North by the Arunachal Pradesh districts of Siang and Papumpare, and on the south by the Majuli district. It is bordered by Majuli district in the east and by Biswanath district in the west. The district encompasses 2277 square kilometers. Lakhimpur's economy is primarily dependent on agriculture. Rice, tea, sugarcane, mustard, and a variety of other crops are among the most significant.
No. Of Town
There is only one town under the Bihpuria assembly constituency, Bihpuria town, and the total population of this town is 12016.
No. of Inhabited Villages
In Bihpuria, tehsil estimated number of villages is about 173 villages. The name of a few villages with a high population is Harmoti 95 F.s. Grant with 7619 people, Doulatpur with 5839 people, Bangal Mara P.G.R with 4857 people, Fatehpur with 3934 people, and Harmoti Patta No. 5 with 3905 population.
In 2016 assembly election, Bihpuria constituency had a total number of 131267 voters, and the total number of the valid vote was 109506. In this election, Debananda Hazarika from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the election with 66563 total numbers of votes by defeating a candidate from the Indian National Congress Party (INC) named Bhupen Kumar Borah, who got 40376. The Bihpuria assembly constituency is expected to go polls in April-May of 2021 as the part of 2021 Assam assembly election.
Bihpuria is a town in the Lakhimpur district. With accordance to the 2011 census report, Bihpuria had a total population of 210165 and out of this population, 106886 are male, and 103279 are female. From the total number of people, the number of literate persons is 133191, from which total male literates are 73058, and total literate females are 60133. The total number of the people living in urban areas is 10305 from which the number of the male is 5327 and the number of the female is 4978 and people living in rural areas are 92129 from which 47245 are male, and 44884 are female.
Total Population 2011 Census
No. Of Household
Bihpuria, a place with a total number of 39485 households, and the total population is 210165, out of which 106886 are male and 103279 females, stats provided by 2011 census report.
Bihpuria assembly constituency has a tap water facility. And the people also use hand pumps and uncovered well for water usage.
The Bihpuria town committee provides the basic civic amenities such as water and sewerage in Bihpuria.
Demography in The Constituency
Bihpuria's population includes different religion as per the census report, namely Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jain. The religion with the highest population is Hindu, with a total of 115269, out of which 58863 are male and 56406 are female. The Muslim religion has a total of 81427, which are 41183 males and 40244 females. Christian has a population of 12375, from which 6272 males and 6103 female and Sikh has a total number of 122 people.
Caste & Tribes in The Constituency
Schedule Caste (SC) people living in Bihpuria, according to 2011 census, is 15321 from which 7754 are male population and 7567 are female population and total number of Schedule Tribe (ST) is 26656 from which 13594 are male, and 13062 are female.
Top Three Cities in Constituency
The only town under the Bihpuria assembly constituency is Bihpuria town. The nearest city in the area is Jorhat and Guwahati from the area.
Male/Female Electoral Distribution
According to India's election commission, Bihpuria has a total number of 109506 voters, of which 55447 is the total number of male electorates, and 54059 is the number of female electorates.
The female to male ratio of Bihpuria is 966 per 1000 male. Among them, 13062 are female.
In the Bihpuria assembly constituency, 34329 are under the age of six and from this, 17466 are boys, and 16863 are girls.
Last Three Years Polling Percentage in Assam Elections
The graph given below shows that the winning party for 2014, 2016 and 2019 has been the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party).
Result Of The Last Five Elections
- In 1996 assembly election, Kesharam Bora, a candidate of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) party, won the election with 25913 votes and Borgohain Deori, a candidate of the Indian National Congress party (INC), was the runner up with 16179 votes.
- In the assembly election of 2001, a candidate of the IND party named Premadhar Bora won the election with 20944 votes by defeating Borgohain Deori, a candidate of the Indian National Congress Party (INC) with 19672 votes.
- In the year 2006 and 2011, the Indian National Congress candidate named Bhupen Kumar Bora won the election with a total vote of 31061 and 45920, respectively.
- Debananda Hazarika from the Bharatiya Janata Party won the 2016 election with 66563 votes by defeating the Indian National Congress candidate Bhupen Kumar Borah who lost by 26187 votes.
Percentage Vote Share Of Political Parties in Last Election
In the 2016 election, Debananda Hazarika from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the election with 60.68% of the total votes, Bhupen Kumar, a candidate of the Indian National Congress, secured 2nd position with 36.81%, and Premadhar Borah of the Independent Party got 0.69%. Of the total votes, Sundar Deuri of the RSSC and Gargi Deuri of the IND party secured 0.63% and0.43%. The votes secured
In the 2016 election, Debananda Hazarika from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the election with 60.68% of the total votes, Bhupen Kumar, a candidate of the Indian National Congress, secured 2nd position with 36.81%, and Premadhar Borah of the Independent Party got 0.69%. Of the total votes, Sundar Deuri of the RSSC and Gargi Deuri of the IND party secured 0.63% and0.43%. The votes secured by 'NOTA were 0.76% of the total votes.
Poll Percentage of votes
Kesharam Bora (AGP)
39.91% (25,913 votes)
27.73% (20,944 votes)
Bhupen Kumar Bora
Bhupen Kumar Bora
49.48% (45,920 votes)
Debananda Hazarika (BJP)
60.68% (66,563 votes)
Participant Candidates in Last Election& Result (Winner & Looser)
The candidates in the election 2016 were Bhupen Kumar Borah (INC), Debananda Hazarika (BJP), Premadhar Borah (IND), Sunder Deuri (RSSC), and Gargi Deuri (IND). The winner was Debananda Hazarika of the Bharatiya Janata Party with a total number of 66563 votes, and Bhupen Kumar was the runner up with 40376 votes.
Work Done in Last Five Years The Candidates
Debananda Hazarika, the winner of the 2016 election, has inaugurated the bridge's construction on the slip river on the Rangati connecting road from Lakhimpur village in the six no ward of Pisala Gaon Panchayat. The construction of the office house of 'viva club' at Pathalipahar was inaugurated by him at the cost of Rs 3 lakhs from MLA fund and Rs 5 lakhs from Panchayat Sitan. Under the Assam Government's Assam Darshan Scheme, a donation of Rs 2.50 lakhs was been given for the construction of Namghar of Jorhatia Samguri Miri village. He also inaugurated the pure drinking water scheme's construction work in the village with the expense of 2.2 lakhs in the Samguri ward under Pisala Panchayat.
PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE RUN UP TO THE ELECTION FOR THE CONSTITUENCY
In the upcoming Assam assembly election 2021, different political parties have laid out their manifestos to the public so that they can win the election. The Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi has mentioned that they will build an anti-CAA memorial once they win in the upcoming election. He also said that it would be a memorial to commemorate anti CAA protesters' martyrdom who sacrificed their lives to save Assamese pride.
The manifesto also mentioned the waiver of all types of microfinance loans for women to ease the women's problems in the villages that take loans from microfinance organization. The party also promised free electricity up to 120 units for the poor and middle-class people so that they will not have to pay a large amount of electricity bill every month.
The Bharatiya Janata Party announced that many vehicles with audio-visual presentations would tour Assam, and the people will be able to express what they want. These party who had already provided 2.5 lakhs with each to around 8000 Namgarhs, also promised to extend the benefits of other Namgarhs. This party also provided land pattas to the landless people.
The AIUDF party promised to protect the security of the minorities and deal with the issues of illegal immigrants.