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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 March 2021 3:33 AM GMT

Kaliabor, popularly known as the rice bowl of Assam, is a sub-division town in the Nagaon district, Assam. The official languages of Kaliabor are Bodo, Assamese, and Bengali. The mighty Brahmaputra is located to the North region of Kaliabor, while towards South, there is Karbi Anglong region, and towards the East, there is Golaghat region and Kaziranga National Parkand to the west, there is a place called Samaguri under Nagaon region. There are many schools and colleges in Kaliabor town and it forms a part of Kaliabor Lok Sabha Constituency.

Kaliabor Assembly Constituency: Name & Number

The Assembly of Assam comprises 126 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) which are directly elected from single-seat constituencies and its term is 5 years unless later dissolved. It's headquarter is stationed in Dispur. Kaliabor is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam. Its constituency number is 89 and it forms a part/structure of Kaliabor Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Constituency.



Parliamentary Constituency:

The Parliamentary Constituencies in India is 542 and among them, the seats for the general category are 441 and for SC and ST the seats are 84 and 47 respectively. Kaliabor Assembly Constituency is a part of the Kaliabor Lok Sabha Constitution. It is one of the 10 assembly segments of Kaliabor Parliament Seat. It is reserved for General category.


District:

Nagaon district is an authoritative district. It's headquartered is at Nagaon. Nagaon is also a historical place for the people of Assam because it is rich in spirituality, wildlife, nature, and culture. It is also the birthplace of SrimantaSankardeva, the Vaishnavite Saint of Assam who is also the cultural reformist of the state.


No. of Towns & Inhabited Villages:

The nearest town to Kaliabor is Tezpur, and the distance between these places is about 17.3KM. Besides this, there are some towns which are nearest to Kaliabor, namely Mangaldoi, Dimaruguri, and Nagaon with the distance of 28.0KM, 29.9KM, and 32.3KM respectively.

Kaliabor, a sub-district in Assam in the Nagaon district has hold over 206 number of the villages.




Assembly Status:

The Assembly Election of Kaliabor Constituency had 121467 electors. Amongst them, the overall valid votes were 104407. In the 2016 Assembly Election, AGP candidate Keshab Mahanta won the MP seat, with 64759 votes and became MP, whereas INC candidate Bindu Ganju was the runner-up with 26769 votes. Therefore, he lost the MP seat by 37990 votes.


Kaliabor Total Population:

In accordance to Census Record of 2011, Kaliabor circle has an inhabitants of around 197,470 people which includes, 1,00,013 males and 97,457 females.

Total Population as per 2011 Census

Male

1,00,013

Female

97,457

Total

1,97,470

No. of Households:

Kaliabor Block comprises of 41,415 families in the district.


Water Connection:

In Nagaon district, about 80.44% of the houses have access to safe drinking water regardless of the distance to the sources. While the major sources of water used by maximum number of the houses are tube wells, hand pumps, etc.

Street Light:

The access to the street light and the number of households using electricity in the urban and rural areas show the welfare development of the region. In accordance to the village overview, it is noted that throughout the years, there are improvements in the access to electricity to every household in Kaliabor area.


Municipality Reach:

Besides basic amenities of life, access and availability to basic infrastructure are the most significant and primary requirements of mankind. The Municipality of the region is responsible to look after these prior requirements. Kaliabor is quite well developed and connected by road as well as railway transport.


Kaliabor Constituency Demography

More than half of the communities residing in the constituency are Hindus, Muslim, and Christian, where the percentage share is about 73.03%, 21.67%, and 4.67% respectively. While less than half of the residents residing in the constituency are Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and other religion. Here's the table given below:

Religion

Total

Hindu

1,44,203

73.03%

Muslim

42,784

21.67%

Christian

9,391

4.67%

Caste & Tribes in the Constituency:

Kaliabor sub-district has inhabitants of around 1,97,470 people.Among them, about 10.4% of the residents are Scheduled Caste. While, Scheduled Tribes constitutes about only 2.7% and the remaining amount of percentage are the General Category.

Total

Male

Female

Scheduled Caste

20,505

10,537

9,968

Scheduled Tribe

5,286

2,586

2,700

Top 3 Cities Under Kaliabor Constituency

There are no cities in the Constituency. The top 3 nearest towns under the constituency are Tezpur, Mangaldoi, and Dimaruguri. And the distance between the top 3 cities from Kaliabor is about 17.3KM, 20.8KM, and 29.9KM respectively.


Male/Female Electoral Distribution:

Kaliabor Constituency has around 1,09,343 registered voters. It comprises 56198 males and 53145 females.

Sex Ratio:

In accordance to Census Record 2011, the sex ratio of Kaliabor Circle is 974 females per 1000 males.

Age Group Distribution:

In Kaliabor Assembly Constitution about 14% population is under six years of age.


Last Three Polling Percentage in Assam Elections

Following is the polling percentage in last years assembly elections.

  • The Assembly of Kaliabor constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 64.43% of BJP during Lok Sabha elections 2019.
  • During the Assembly election of Assam 2016, it saw about 62.03% of BJP.
  • It witnessed a polling percentage of 44.87% of BJP during Lok Sabha Election 2014.

Result of Last Five Elections in Assam Assembly:

  • In the 1996 and 2001 Assembly election of Assam, a candidate Gunin Hazarika of AGP had won twice the MLA seat with 29474 and 32293 votes.
  • In 2006, 2011 and 2016 Assembly Election, a candidate of AGP Keshab Mahanta won thrice for the MLA seat against Gunin Hazarika with 37031, 44886, and 64759 votes. Now, Keshab Mahanta of AGP is the present MLA of Assembly Constituency of Kaliabor.

Polling Percentage or Votes

1996

Gunin Hazarika (AGP)

64,759 votes

2001

Gunin Hazarika (AGP)

32,293 votes

2006

Keshab Mahanta (AGP)

37,031 votes

2011

Keshab Mahanta (AGP)

44,886 votes

2016

Keshab Mahanta (AGP)

62.03% (64,759 votes)

Political Parties Percentage Vote Share in the Previous Election:

  • In the Assembly Election of Assam 2016, Keshab Mahanta of AGP emerged as a winner of the MLA seat by securing62.03% of votes.
  • Then, Bindu Ganju of INC was the runner up with 25.64% of votes.
  • The third position was secured by Boloram Nag of AIUDF with 3.53% of votes.
  • In the fourth position, Bijay Kumar Chamaria of IND secured 2.23% of votes.
  • And the last position was secured by Promode Bhuyan of CPI with 1.98% of votes.

Participant Candidates in Last Election & Result (Winner & Loser):

The candidates who contested in the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 are Keshab Mahanta of AGP, Bindu Ganju of INC, Boloram Nag of AIUDF, Bijay Kumar Chamaria, an Independent candidate and PromodeBhuyan of CPI.

The winner of the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 was Rupak Sarmah of BJP with 66706 total votes, whereas in the last position, a candidate from ABHM, Biren Chandra Das secured only 491 votes.

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