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Dhekiajuli Constituency- Population, Polling Percentage, Parties Vote Share, Facilities, Last Election Results

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

Dhekiajuli Constituency- Population, Polling Percentage, Parties Vote Share, Facilities, Last Election Results

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 March 2021 3:14 AM GMT

Dhekiajuli, famous for the tea estates in its vicinity, is a township and municipality under the Sonitpur district/region of Assam, India. People of Dhekiajuli use Assamese, Bodo, Bengali for communicating with one another. 'Assamese' is regarded as the official language here. Dhekiajuli is also one of the 126 assemblies of the Assam Legislative Assembly. It also forms a part of the Tezpur Lok Sabha Constituency. Rangapara, Mangaldoi, Dhing and Tezpur are some of the neighbouring hamlets of Dhekiajuli.

Dhekiajuli Assembly Constituency: Name & Number

The Assam Legislative Assembly comprises 126 Members of the Legislative Assembly, directly elected from single-seat Constituencies. Its term is 5 years unless later dissolved. Its headquarter is located in Dispur. Dhekiajuli is one of the 126 Assembly Constituencies of the Legislative Assembly of Assam. 71 is its Constituency number. It forms a part of Tezpur Lok Sabha Constituency.


Parliamentary Constituency:

In India, the total number of Parliamentary Constituencies is 542. The General category's seat distribution, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are 441, 84 and 47, respectively. Dhekiajuli Assembly Constituency is a part of the Tezpur Lok Sabha Constituency. This Assembly Constituency is based on the General category Assembly seat. There is no space reserved for minority groups or other reserved sections.


District :

Dhekiajuli is a township and a municipality in the Sonitpur district/region of Assam, India. Sonitpur is an authoritative district in the state of Assam. The district headquarter is stationed in Tezpur. As per Census India 2011, the district covers a geographical area of 308.12 hectares. In Sonitpur district, there are 7 Revenue Tehsils and 14 Community Development Blocks. Sonitpur Region is usually the third most thronged region in Assam, after Dhubri and Nagaon, with 1,924,110 people. The demographical history of Sonitpur region is not stable and uniform since many different ethnic, religious and linguistics community resides in Sonitpur.


No. of Towns:

The nearest town to Dhekiajuli is Rangapara, and the distance between these two is about 23.1 Kilometers. Besides this, some towns are nearest to Dhekiajuli. They are Mangaldoi, Dhing and Tezpur, with a distance of 26 kilometres, 28.9 kilometres and 29.7 kilometres, respectively.




Assembly Status:

In the Legislative Assembly Election of 2016, Dhekiajuli Constituency had 1,75,901 electors. Amongst them, the overall valid votes were 1,44,080. In the Election of Assam 2016, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ashok Singhal won the MLA seat with 71,425 votes. In contrast, the Indian National Congress candidate Habul Chakraborty was the runner-up with 36,430 votes.


Dhekiajuli Total Population:

As stated by Census record 2011, Dhekiajuli has a total inhabitant of around 21,579 people, out of which 11,097 were males and 10,482 were females.


No. of. Households :

Dhekiajuli is a medium-sized urban area and a municipality under the Sonitpur district with 4,767 families.


Water Connection :

Dhekiajuli Municipality Council provides basic facilities to its administration and supplies amenities like proper water and drainage system for every household.


Municipality Reach:

Dhekiajuli itself is a Municipality Council under the Sonitpur Region.

Religious Groups/Demography in Dhekiajuli:

The communities residing in the Constituency are Hindus, Muslims and Christians in major. Their percentage share is about 86.26%, 9.96% and 3.22%, respectively. While less than half of the constituency residents are Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and other religion. Here is the table given below:

Town

Population

Hindu

Muslim

Christian

Dhekiajuli

21579

86.26%

9.96%

3.22%

Caste & Tribes in Dhekijuli Constituency:

Dhekiajuli has a population of 21,579. Among them, about 8.71% are Scheduled Castes. Scheduled Tribes constitutes about 1.68%.


Male/Female Electoral Distribution:

As per the Indian Election Commission, Dhekiajuli has 1,61,900 registered voters. It comprises 84,481 males and 77,419 females.


Sex Ratio:

As reported by the Census 2011, the sex ratio of Dhekiajuli is 945 females per 1000 males.

Age Group Distribution:

In Dhekiajuli Assembly Constituency, around 2,068 population is under the six years of age.

Polling Percentage for Last Three Years:

The Dhekiajuli Assembly Constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 50.24% during the Lok Sabha Election,2014. 49.57% during the Assembly Election of Assam 2016. 62.25% during the Lok Sabha Elections, 2019.

Result of Last Five Election:

Prior to the 1996, 2001 and 2006 Assembly Elections of Assam, the candidate Joseph Toppo of Asom Gana Parishad won the MLA seat with 32,531, 40,394 and 48,006 votes, respectively. In the Assembly Election 2011, the Indian National Congress candidate Habul Chakraborty won the MLA seat against Joseph Toppo with 45,799 votes. In the Assembly Election of Assam 2016, Ashok Singhal of Bharatiya Janata Party won the MLA seat against Habul Chakraborty of the Indian National Congress with 71,425 votes. Ashok Singhal of Bharatiya Janata Party is the current MLA of the Dhekiajuli Assembly Constituency. Here is the table below showing the detailed information:

Assam Assembly Election Year wise

Party Name

Candidate's name

Won by no of votes or %

1996

Asom Gana Parishad

(AGP)

Joseph Toppo

32531

2001

Asom Gana Parishad

(AGP)

Joseph Toppo

40394

2006

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)

Joseph Toppo

48006

2011

INC

Habul Chakraborty

45799

2016

BJP

Ashok Singhal

71425


Percentage Vote Share of Political Parties in the Last Election:

In the Assam Assembly Election of 2016, Ashok Singhal of Bharatiya Janata Party appeared as the winner of the MLA seat by securing 49.57% votes. Habul Chakraborty of the Indian National Congress was the runner up with 25.28% votes. AIUDF candidate Dhaniram Rajowar got 11.58% votes and secured the third position. In the fourth position, an Independent candidate named Benudhar Nath secured 5.65% and Ranjay Basumatary from IND secured 2.06% votes placed in the fifth position. Here is the table below displaying the detailed information.

Candidates Name

Party of the candidates

Percentage

Ashok Singhal

BJP

49.57%

Habul Chakraborty

INC

25.28%

Dhaniram Rajowar

AIUDF

11.58%

Benudhar Nath

INDEPENDENT

5.65%

Ranjay Basumatary

Independent

2.06%

Candidate in Last Election & Result (winner & loser):

Ashok Singhal of Bharatiya Janata Party, Habul Chakraborty of the Indian National Congress, Dhaniram Rajowar of AIUDF, Benudhar Nath of IND and Ranjay Basumatary of IND are the election candidates of 2016. The last Election winner was Ashok Singhal of Bharatiya Janata Party with 71,425 votes, whereas Ranjay Basumatary of IND secured the last position with only 2,972 votes.

1

Habul Chakraborty

INC

36430

2

Dhaniram Rajowar

AIUDF

16690

3

Benudhar Nath

IND

8142

4

Ranjay Basumatary

IND

2972


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