Sivasagar, earlier known as 'Rangpur' is a historical and magnificent city of Assam. This historical place got its name from the lake situated in the heart of the city, 'Siva Sagar'. It is also called as the 'Ocean of Lord Shiva'. This ravishing place is very famous for the Ahom Kingdom and famed monuments. It is surrounded by the Dehing rainforest, where the Dihing (Brahmaputra) and Lohit rivers meet. It is believed that Sivasagar got its name after 'KalansuGohain' who stayed in a village. It originally existed in the place where the Sivasagar tank is located.
Sivasagar Assembly Constituency: Name & Number
108 is the Assembly Constituency number of Sivasagar. It is among the 126 Assam Legislative Assembly Constituencies. The Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency also incorporates it.
Sivasagar Assembly Constituency is a part of the Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency. Here, seats are not prearranged for the reserved categories.
The Sivasagar district is one of the 34 districts and one of Assam's cleanest conurbations. The Administrative Headquarters of this district is Sibsagar city itself. This district is enveloped by the mighty river Brahmaputra to its north, 'Land of Warriors Zunheboto' Nagaland to the south, The permanent settlement of the first Ahom King Chaolung Sukaphaa, Charaideo to the east and the river Jhansi to the west.
Industry Hub in Sivasagar
Sivasagar is the owner of three significant primary industries. They are - The oil industry, the tea industry, and the tourism industry.
Number of Towns & Inhabited Villages
Sivasagar is the only city, headquartered in the Sivasagar District, Assam. The number of people residing are 50,781 in numbers. There are 138 villages in the Sivasagar circle as per the 2011 Census. The names of some of the towns and their population are - Dicial Dhulia Gaon with 5,092 people, Sala Guria with 4,694 people, JulaGoan with 3,888 people, Gohain Gaon 2,463 population and DimowMukh with 2,337 people.
In the 2016 Assam Assembly Election, the Sivasagar Constituency had 1,38,224 voters. Among them, the total number of voter turnout is 1,13,153. Then, the candidate from the Indian National Congress candidate Pranab Kumar Gogoi won with 48,584 votes. Surabhi Rajkonwar of Bharatiya Janata Party secured 48,042 votes.
Total Population of Sivasagar
According to the 2011 Census, the total population of Sivasagar is 11,51,050, out of which the male population is 5,89,216, and the female population is 5,61,834. About 210 families lived on the footpath or without any roof in this district. The total population of homeless people was 786, which is approx 0.07% of the total population. The number of literate people in Sivasagar is 8,13,505. Out of this, 4,44,767 are male, and 3,68,738 are female. According to Census, of the total population, 1,10,096 lives in the urban area, of which 52,166 are females and 57,930 are males. The population in the rural area constitutes 10,40,954 of which 5,31,286 are male, and 5,09,668 are female.
Total Population 2011 Census
Households under the Sivasagar Municipal Board have access to tap water supply. Rural areas use wells and hand pumps for their daily water needs.
Municipality Reach The Area
Sivasagar Town Committee provides the basic civic amenities such as water and the provision of drainage in Sivasagar.
Demography in The Constituency
The 2011 Census noted diversified religions in Sivasagar. These are Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains. Hindus are the dominant population with a total number of 10,07,277, that is 87.51%. The number of Muslims is 95,553, which is 8.30%, the number of Christians is 33,147, and the population of Buddhists is 3,953.
Caste & Tribes in Sivasagar Constituency
According to the 2011 Census, the number of Scheduled Castes (SC) residing in Sivasagar is 42,347, of which 21,568 are male, and 20,779 are female. The number of Scheduled Tribes (ST) is 49,039, of which 24,989 are male and 24,050 are female.
Top Cities in Sivasagar Constituency
|Main Cities of Sivasagar|
Amguri, Borhat, Moranhat, Nazira, and Simaluguri
According to India's Election Commission, Sivasagar has 1,13,153 voters and out of these, 57,699 are male, and 55,454 are female.
The sex ratio of Sivasagar, according to the 2011 Census, is 954 females per 1000 males.
Age Group Distribution
According to the Census 2011, 1,39,380 are the number of children between the age of 0-6. Out of this population, 4,44,767 are boys, and 3,68,738 are girls.
Polling Percentage Last Three Assembly Elections
Poll Percentage ( of all votes)
Promod Gogoi (CPI)
47.88% (32,633 votes)
Pranab Gogoi (INC)
41.18% (30,919 votes)
Pranab Gogoi (INC)
Pranab Gogoi (INC)
51.41% (48,941 votes)
Pranab Gogoi (INC)
42.87% (48,584 votes)
The graph given below shows that the winning party for the year 2014 has been the Bharatiya Janata Party, and the winner of the year 2016 and 2019 was the Indian National Congress.
Result Of Last Five Assembly Elections
Here is the last five elections result
- In the 1996 Assembly Election, Promod Gogoi from the Communist Party of India (CPI) won the seat with 32,633 votes.
- The Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Pranab Gogoi was the runner up with 30,055 votes. He lost by 2,578 votes.
- In 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016 Assembly Elections, Pranab Gogoi, the Indian National Congress candidate, won the seat by securing 30,919, 33,322, 48,941 and 48,584 votes, respectively.
Political Parties Percentage Vote Share in Election 2016
The percentage share of votes of the Indian National Congress was 42.87%. The percentage of the runner up, Bharatiya Janata Party, was 42.39%. India's independent candidates and Communist Party of India accounted 8.99% and 1.92% respectively.
Participant Candidates & Their Result Election 2016
The winner of 2016 Assam Assembly Election was the Indian National Congress's Pranab Kumar Gogoi, who won the election with 48,584 votes by defeating Bharatiya Janata Party's Surabhi Rajkonwar, who lost by 542 margin votes.