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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 March 2021 5:06 PM GMT

Nazira is a town located in Sivasagar district Assam. It is a historical town on the bank of the river Dawki. The distance between Nazira and Sivasagar city is around 18 km from Samaluguri Jn. It's almost 78 km from Jorhat Airport. Nazira is also the Sub-divisional Head Office of the Nazira Sub-division. At the time of the Ahom Kingdom, Nazira was an important place. Some of the portions of Nazira are mostly occupied by the Ahoms.

Other people residing in Naziraare Assamese Muslims, Brahmins, Koch, Kalitas, DeoriesKaibarta and tea tribes. According to the legends, Nazira got its name from the word 'Now -Jeera', which means the resting place of boats in Assamese.


Assembly Constituency: Name & Number

The Legislative Assembly has 126 members of the legislative assembly who are directly elected from single-seat constituencies and hold office for five years until they are dissolved. Nazira is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of the Assam Legislative Assembly. The Assembly constituency of Nazira is No.104. It is also a part of the Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency. The current Lok sabha member from Jorhat is Topon Kumar Gogoi.


Nazira Assembly Constituency is a part of Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency, and the Assembly seat is not reserved for any category.

District

Nazira is a town in the Sivasagar district of Assam. Sivasagar is one of the 34 districts and one of Assam's cleanest towns. It is also known as Sibsagar. The administrative headquarter of this district is Sibsagar city. On the 1st of July, this district celebrates Sivsagar Day, and the people celebrate the day by conducting cultural programs, cultural rallies and plantation programs. The river Brahmaputra surrounds the district to the north, Nagaland to its south, the Charaideo to its east and the river Jhansi to the west.



There are a total of 124 villages in Nazira Tehsil. Some of the towns with a high population are Hatsoi Grant-I with a 10993 population, Na-Pam Baruoti with 4731 people, Adpuria with 4537 people, Mathurapur Grant with 4435 people, Garmur Miri with 4175 people and Hatsoi Grant-II with 4086 people.

Assembly Status

In the Assembly election of 2016, the Nazira constituency had a total number of 118794 voters, and among them, the total number of valid voters was 97994. In the election, Debabrata Saikia, who belongs to the Indian National Party, won the election with 52869 total votes by defeating a Bharatiya Janata Party named Prohlad Gowala 38,014 votes.


TOTAL POPULATION

According to the 2011 census report, Nazira has a total population of 1,97,618, and out of this population, 1,01463 are males, and 96155 are females. The total number of families living in the Nazira circle is 43945 families. And out of the total population, 10.9% of people live in urban areas, and 89.1% live in rural areas. The number of literate persons in Nazira is 140660, from which 76823 are male, and 63837 are female.


Number of Households

Nazira is a place with a total number of 43945 households.


Water Connection

The area covered by the municipality board is serviced with drinking water. Whereas regions that are not covered within the municipal board use open wells and tube wells to drink water and fulfil their daily water needs.


Street Light

The area near the market areas has street light facilities, whereas the rural areas are not serviced with a street light in the Nazira area.


MUNICIPALITY REACH IN THE AREA

The Nazira Municipality Board takes care of the civic amenities of the area. All civic facilities, such as the




Construction of roads, water and other services, are taken care of by the committee elected every five years through an election.

Constituency Demography

According to the 2011 census, the population of Nazira includes different religions, like Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, and Jains. According to the Census of 2011, the Hindu population has a total population of 168478, from which 86594 are male and 81884 are female. Muslims have a total population of 23752, from which 12106 are male, and 11646 are female. The Christians have a population of 2194 male and 2108 female, and the Sikhs have a total of 90 population, out of which 51 are male and 39 females.


Castes & Tribes in Constituency

Schedule Cast (SC) living in Nazira according to 2011 census is 4253 from which 2171 are males and females are 2082, and total number of Schedule Tribe (ST) is 3383 from which 1747 are males, and 1636 are female.







Top 3 Cities in Constituency

Nazira is a town in the Sivasagar district. It does not have any city.


MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

According to India's Election Commission, Nazira has 97994 total number of voters, and it comprises 50509 male and 47485 female, registered voters.



SEX RATIO

The current Sex ratio of the town Nazira is 977 females per 1000 males. The female population is 42429, and the male population is 43406.


AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION


The age group distribution in the area according to the 2011 census for the children 0 to 6 is 1280 that is 9.62 % of the total population of Nazira.


The age group distribution in the area according to the 2011 census for the children 0 to 6 is 1280 that is 9.62 % of the total population of Nazira.

Result of The Last 3 Years

CANDIDATE

PARTY

VOTES

PERCENTAGE SHARE

Topon Kumar Gogoi

BJP

47350

48.43%

Assam Election Assembly 2016

CANDIDATE

PARTY

VOTES

PERCENTAGE SHARE

DebabrataSaikia

INC

52869

53.77%

Election Lok Sabha 2014

CANDIDATE

PARTY

VOTES

PERCENTAGE SHARE

Kamakhya Prasad Tasa

BJP

39287

45.5%

CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION AND RESULT (WINNER & LOOSER)

1. DebabrataSaikia, INC candidate, won the 2016 Assam Assembly Elections with a total vote of 52,520.

2. ProhladGowala, a BJP candidate, lost the election with 38,014 votes.

CANDIDATE

PARTY

POSITION

VOTES

PERCENTAGE SHARE

DebabrataSaikia

INC

WINNER

52, 869

53.77%

ProhladGowala

BJP

RUNNER UP

38,014

38.66%

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