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Bokakhat Assembly Constituency - Population, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Manifesto, Last Election Results

Check Bokakhat Constituency - No. of Household, Population, Winner/Runner-up in Last elections & Vote Percentage & more in Assam Assembly Elections.

Bokakhat Assembly Constituency - Population, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Manifesto, Last Election Results

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 March 2021 7:33 PM GMT

Bokakhat Assembly Constituency is in the Golaghat district of Assam and falls under KaliaborLok Sabha Constituency. Bokahat town is in the Golaghat district and also functions as a Municipality Board.

Bokakhat Assembly Constituency: Name & Number

BokakhatAssembly constituency falls under the Kaliabor Lok Sabha constituency. It is the 93rd constituency among the 126 Assembly constituencies.


Parliamentary Constituency:

KaliaborLok Sabha Constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha Constituencies of Assam which comprises assembly segments such as Sarupathar (94), Golaghat (93), Dergaon (97), Bokakhat (93), Dhing (83), Batadroba (84), Rupohihat (85), Samaguri (88), Kaliabor (89) and Khumtai (96). In the Lok Sabha election of 2019, Gaurav Gogoi, a candidate of the Indian National Congress had won a seat as the Member of Parliament from KaliaborLok Sabha Constituency by defeating MoniMadhabMahanta of AsomGana Parishad.


District:

Bokakhat Assembly Constituency lies in the administrative district of Golaghat which attained the status of a district in 1987. Golaghat district's population stands at 946,279, of which 813,263 are Hindus. The district is also home to the famous Kaziranga National Park and Nambor-Doigrung Wildlife Sanctuary.

Number of towns:

There are three towns under Bokakhat Assembly Constituency namely Bokakhat (Town Committee), Mohmaiki (Census Town), and Numaligarh Refinery Township (Census Town).


Number of inhabited villages:

There are 112 villages under Bokakhat Assembly Constituency. Major villages are Balijan, Bahikhowa and Barchapari Bagicha.


Assembly Status:

The current MLA of Bokakhat is Atul Bora of AGP. Bora is the Agriculture Minister in the BJP-led Assam Government. There are no reservations for candidates who belong to minority communities in this seat.


Total population:

Bokakhat Assembly Constituency's population is 206,026, of which 91.21% is rural and 8.79% is urban.

Total Population

Rural Population (in %)

Urban Population (in %)

206,026

91.21%

8.79%

Number of households:

Bokakhat town has about 2,257 households.

Water Connection:

Bokakhat has water facilities of Over Hand Tank (OHT) and tap water. The residents alsohave facilities of tube well/ borehole/ hand pump. There is an availability of fire-fighting services in some towns.

Street light:

There is domestic electrification in Bokakhat. There is also industrial and commercial electrification and road lighting at a few points in Bokakhat.

Municipality Reach:

The basic civic amenities are provided by Bokakhat Municipality Board.


Bakakhat Constituency Demography

About 92.85% of Bokakhat's population are Hindus, 5.68% Muslims and 0.20% Christians.

Religion

Total Percentage

Hindu

92.85%

Muslim

5.68%

Christians

0.20%

Caste & Tribes in the Constituency:

The Scheduled Caste (SC) ratio is 9.21 and Scheduled Tribe (ST) ratio is 18.77.

Caste Type

TOTAL IN TERMS OF RATIO

Schedule Caste

9.21

Schedule Tribe

18.77

Top Cities in Bokakhat Constituency:

There are no cities in Bokakhat. There are towns in Bokhakhat Assembly Constituency which are Bokakhat (Town Committee), Mohmaiki (Census Town), and Numaligarh Refinery Township (Census Town).

Male/Female Electoral Distribution:

Bokakhat has an overall count of 115111electorates, which includes 59193 males and 55918 females.

MALE

ELECTORATES

FEMALE ELECTORATES

OVERALL COUNT OF ELECTORATES

59193

55918

115111

Sex ratio:

Bokakhat's sex ratio is about 958 females per thousand males.


Age Group Distribution:

About 995 children are six years old or younger, which makes up 9.81% of Bokakhat constituency.


Polling percentage for Las Year Election:

The polling percentage in Lok Sabha Election of 2019 is 78.03% whereas the polling percentage in 2016 Assam Assembly Election was 85.81%.

Election Type

Year

Polling Percentage

Lok Sabha Election

2019

78.03%

State Assembly Election

2016

85.81%

Result of Previous Five Elections:

  • 1. In the 1996 Assam Assembly Election, BhupendraNathBhuyan of INC was the winner with 62962 votes.
  • 2. In 2001 and 2006, Jiten Gogoi, an independent candidate, won with 33595 and 27356 votes, respectively.
  • 3. In 2011, ArunPhukan of INC won with 32020 votes.
  • 4. In 2016 Assam Assembly Election, Atul Bora of AGP was the winner with 62962 votes.

Assam Election Year Wise

Party Name

Candidate

Won by no of votes or %

1996

INC

BhupendraNathBhuyan

62962

2001

Independent

Jiten Gogoi

33595

2006

Independent

Jiten Gogoi

27356

2011

INC

ArunPhukan

32020

2016

AGP

Atul Bora

62962

Percentage Vote Share of Political parties Last Elections:

In the 2016 Assembly Election,

  • 1. Atul Bora of AGP was the winner with 59.71% of votes.
  • 2. The runner up was ArunPhukan of INC with 21.59% votes.
  • 3. Independent candidates Anima Gogoi, Reba Kanta Gogoi, BijoyKutumand MrityunjoyPegu secured 11.26%, 3.24%, 1.28%, and 0.86% of votes, respectively.
  • 4. 2.07% of votes was given to "None of the Above".


Candidates Name

Party of the candidates

Percentage

Atul Bora

AGP

59.71%

Arun Phukan

INC

21.59%

Anima Gogoi

Independent

11.26%

Reba Kanta Gogoi

Independent

3.24%

Bijoy Kutum

Independent

1.28%

Mrityunjoy Pegu

None of the Above

0.86%

None of the Above

None of the Above

2.07%


Last Year Candidates Assembly Election & Result:

The candidates that contested in the 2016 Assam Assembly Election are Atul Bora of AGP, ArunPhukan of INC, and independent candidates Anima Gogoi, Reba Kanta Gogoi, BijoyKutum and MrityunjoyPegu. Finally, Atul Bora of AGP won with 59.71% of votes.

Work Done in Last Five Years:

Atul Bora began the construction of "Exhibition and Sales Center and Cafeteria" under "Mohapara Handloom Art Tourism Village Scheme". As the Agriculture minister, he also ensured that schemes and projects are launched to help farmers of the constituency and the state.



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