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Dhemaji Constituency -Facilities, Polling Percentage, Parties Manifesto, Last Election Results

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

Dhemaji Constituency -Facilities, Polling Percentage, Parties Manifesto, Last Election Results

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Dhemaji Assembly Constituency is in the Lakhimpur district of Assam and falls under LakhimpurLok Sabha Constituency. The current MLA representing Dhemaji Assembly Constituency is RanojPegu of BJP.

Dhemaji Assembly Constituency: Name & Number:

Dhemaji Assembly Constituency is in the Dhemaji district of Assam and falls under LakhimpurLok Sabha Constituency. It bears constituency number 113.


Parliamentary Constituency:

LakhimpurLok Sabha constituency is spread over Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Lakhimpur and Tinsukia districts of Assam. The current MP of the constituency is PradanBaruah of BJP.


District:

Dhemaji district is in Upper Assam and has its administrative headquarters in Dhemaji town. The district's population is 6,86,133 which includes 3,51,249 males and 3,34,884 females.



MALE

FEMALE

TOTAL POPULATION

3,51,249

3,34,884

6,86,133

Number of towns:

The only town under Dhemaji Assembly Constituency is Dhemaji (Town Committee).


Number of inhabited Villages:

About 268 villages are under Dhemaji Assembly Constituency. Major villages are BharaliChuk, ChengehPathar and Dhubabari.


Assembly Status:

The current MLA of Dhemaji Assembly Constituency is RanojPegu. The assembly seat is reserved for ST candidates only.


Total Population:

The constituency's population is 308103, of which 95.84% is rural and 4.16% is urban.

Total Population

Rural Population(in %)

Urban Population(in %)

308103

95.84%

4.16%

Number of Households:

Dhemaji town has about 3,090 households.

Water Connection:

Dhemaji assembly constituency has water facilities of Over Hand Tank (OHT) and tap water from a treated source. The residents of Dhemaji also enjoy the facilities of tube wells and boreholes. There is also an availability of fire-fighting services at Dhemaji.

Street light:

There is domestic electrification at Dhemaji. The availability of industrial and commercial electrification and road lighting is evident at few points at Dhemaji.

Municipality Reach:

The basic amenities like sewerage and water are provided by Dhemaji Town Committee.


Constituency Demography

95.47% of Dhemaji's population are Hindus, while 1.96% of its population are Muslims. The languages spoken in Dhemaji are Assamese, Mishing and Bengali.

Religion

Total Percentage

Hindu

95.47%

Muslim

1.96%

Caste & Tribes in the Constituency:

The Scheduled Caste ratio is 6.43 and the Scheduled Tribe is 37.05.

Caste

Total(in Terms of Ratio)

Schedule Caste

6.43

Schedule Tribe

37.05

Top Three Cities in Constituency

The only town under the constituency is Dhemaji (Town Committee).


Male/female Electoral Distribution:

The overall count of electorates in the constituency is 210865, where 108293 is the number of male electorates and 102572 is the number of female electorates.

MALE

ELECTORATES

FEMALE ELECTORATES

OVERALL COUNT OF ELECTORATES

108293

102572

210865

Sex Ratio:

Dhemaji's sex ratio is 989 females per thousand females.


Age Group Distribution:

In Dhemaji, 11.20% of the population are under six years.


Polling Percentage for Last Two Elections:

The polling percentage in the Lok Sabha Election in 2019 was 70.19% while it was 80.8% in Assam Assembly Election of 2016.

Election

Year

Polling Percentage

Lok Sabha Election

2019

70.19%

State Assembly Election

2016

80.8%

Result of Previous Five Assam Election:

  • In the 1996 Assam Assembly Election, Dilip Kumar Saikia of AGP won with 36315 votes.
  • In 2001, Dilip Kumar Saikia of AGP won again with 31166 votes.
  • In 2006, SumitraPatir of INC won with 44960 votes.
  • In 2011, SumitraDoleyPatir of INC won with 59633 votes.
  • In 2016, PradanBaruah won with 69592 votes.
  • In the bye-election held in 2019, RanojPegu of BJP took over as the MLA after PradanBaruah became the MP in the Lok Sabha Election of 2019.


Assam Election Year wise

Party Name

Candidate's name

Won by no of votes or %

1996

Asom Gana Parishad

Dilip Kumar Saikia

36315

2001

Asom Gana Parishad

Dilip Kumar Saikia

31166

2006

Indian National Congress

SumitraDoleyPatir

44960

2011

Indian National Congress

SumitraDoleyPatir

59633

2016

BharatiyaJanata Party

PradanBaruah

69592

Percentage Vote Share of Political Parties in Last Election:

  • 1. In the 2016 Assam Assembly election, PradanBaruah of AGP won with 40.9% of votes.
  • 2. The runner up was SumitraDoleyPatir of INC with 29.66% of votes.
  • 3. Gandheswar Borah of CPI(M) secured 2.25% of votes,
  • 4. KiranbanDeori of LDP secured 1.44% of votes,
  • 5. DurgeswarPatir of LJP secured 0.75% of votes
  • 6. Hem KantaMiri of SUCI secured 0.31% of votes.
  • 7. Independent candidates, ParamanandaChayengia, SailenSonowal and RajkumarDoley secured 12.85%, 9.72%, and 1.28% of votes, respectively.
  • 8. 0.83% of votes was given to "None of the Above (NOTA)"

Candidates Name

Party of the candidates

Percentage

PradanBaruah

AGP

40.9%

SumitraDoleyPatir

INC

29.66%

Gandheswar Borah

CPI(M)

2.25%

KiranbanDeori

LDP

1.44%

DurgeswarPatir

LJP

0.75%

Hem KantaMiri

SUCI

0.31%

ParamanandaChayengia

Independent

12.85%

SailenSonowal

Independent

9.72%

RajkumarDoley

Independent

1.28%

NOTA

None of the Above

0.83%

Participated Candidates in the 2016 Assam Election & Result:

The candidates contesting in 2016 Assam Assembly election are PradanBaruah of AGP, SumitraDoleyPatir of INC, Gandheswar Borah of CPI(M), KiranbanDeori of LDP, DurgeswarPatir of LJP secured 0.75% of votes and Hem KantaMiri of SUCI and independent candidates, ParamanandaChayengia, SailenSonowal and RajkumarDoley. Finally, PradanBaruah of BJP won with 40.9% of votes. In the bye-election held in 2019, RanojPegu of BJP took over as the MLA after PradanBaruah became the MP in the Lok Sabha Election of 2019.

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