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Sonari Constituency- Population, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Parties Manifesto, Last Election Results

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

Sonari Constituency- Population, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Parties Manifesto, Last Election Results

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 March 2021 12:12 PM GMT

Sonari, a district headquarter, is a mid-size town and a municipal board in Charaideo district, which was announced by former Assam Chief Minister late Tarun Gogoi in the year 2015 august. There are about 226 villages and one town in Sonari. The nearby railway station is Bhojo. Several tea gardens are there in the town.


Sonari Assembly Constituency: Name & Number

The Assam Legislative Assembly has 126 seats. Sonari is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of the Assam Legislative Assembly. The Assembly Constituency name is Sonari Assembly Constituency and its number is 106.


Parliamentary Constituency:

Sonari Assembly Constituency falls under Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency, and there is no reservation in the Assembly constituency for the reserved categories.


District

Sonari is a mid-size town in the district of Charaideo Assam state and comes under the Upper Assam division. The name Charaideo originated from the word Che Rai Doi or Doi Che Rai, a Tai-Ahom word that means shining city on the hills. It is known for collecting maidams, tumuli or burial mounds of the Ahom kings and Ahom royalty. On 15 August, 2015, Charaideo district was formally declared a new district by Tarun Gogoi, the then Chief Minister of Assam.


Number of Towns & Inhabited Villages

There is one town in Nazira circle that is Sonari. The number of people residing in this town according to the 2011 Census is 19,810.

The total number of villages under Sonari constituency is 226 villages. From these 226 villages, the most populated village is Towkok Grant No.2, with 17,129 population, & the village with the lowest population is Khokon Pothar F.V with only 16 population.

Some villages with a high population are Kathia Khunda No.1 with 9303 people, Tingalibam T.G with 6373 people, Naharhabi Grant & Lakwa Rly. Stn with 5969 people, Teok Gaon with 5533 people and Ranga Pothar with 5406 people.

Assembly Status

In the 2016 assembly election, the Sonari constituency had a total number of 1,51,669 voters, and out of this, the number of voter turnout is 1,31,014. In the 2016 Assembly election, BJP candidate Topon Kumar Gogoi won the seat with 73,327 votes, and the runner up INC candidate Sarat Barkataky got 49210 votes.


Total Population

Sonari is a town located in the Charaideo district. According to the 2011 Census report, total people of Sonari is 3,25,056, out of this population, the number of male population is 166454 and female is 158601. The number of people who live in town areas are 20059, among which 10119 is male, and 9940 are female and the total number of people living in the villages are 126042 among which 64326 is the number of male and 61716 are female. The number of households in Sonari is 69109. The total number of literate persons is 204305 and out of this 114902 is male literates and 89403 are female literates.

Gender

Total (2011 Census report)

Town Areas

Village Areas

Female Population

166454

9940

61716

Male Population

158601

10119

64326


Number of Households & Water Connection

Sonari has a total 69,109 households. Places that fall under the Sonari Municipal board, tap water supply is provided in everyone's house and hand pumps and uncovered wells are used in the villages.

Street Lights

The only area with street light service in Sonari is within the Sonari Municipal board's jurisdiction.


Municipality Reach

Sonari constituency has a municipality board, the Sonari municipality board. The Board is taking care of the civic amenities of Sonari.


Demography Sunari

As per the 2011 Census, there are several religious groups such as Hindus, Muslims, Christians and Buddhists all living together. Hindus are the dominant population with 289785 Hindus of which

148483 are Hindu male and 141302 Hindu females. People belonging to the Jain religion are the least in numbers living in Sonari with only 69 people. People of other religions like Christians, Muslims, Buddhists comprise 17190, 14373 and 3035 people respectively.

Religion

Total Population

Hindu

289785

Muslim

14373

Christians

17190

Buddhists

3035

Jain

69

Castes & Tribes in Constituency

The number of Scheduled Castes (SC) living in Sonari as per the 2011 Census is 6299, of which 3202 is male, and 3097 are females. And 7646 is the total number of Schedule Tribe (ST), of which 3868 is male, and 3778 is female.

Caste

TOTAL

Male

Female

Schedule Caste

6299

3202

3097

Schedule Tribe

7646

3868

3778


Top Cities in Constituency

There are no cities in Sonari constituency.

Male/Female Electoral Distribution

According to India's Election Commission, Sonari has 131014 total voters, and from this, 67998 are registered male voters and 63016 are female registered voters.



MALE

ELECTORATES

FEMALE ELECTORATES

OVERALL COUNT OF ELECTORATES

67998

63016

131014

Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Sonari constituency is 908 female per 1000 male.


Age Group Distribution

The age group distribution in Sonari as per Census 2011, the number of children between 0 to 6 age is 44701 and among this population, 22804 are boys and 21897 are girls.

Between 0 To 6 Age: Children

Boys

Girls

44701

22804

21897


Polling Percentage Last Three Years

The graph given below makes it clear that the winning party for 2014, 2016 and 2019 has continuously been Bharatiya Janata Party. This party continuously won three years.

Elections

Year

Polling Percentage

Lok Sabha Election

2019

60.34%

State Assembly Election

2016

55.83%

Lok Sabha Election

2014

57.96%

Last Five Years Election Result

  • In 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011, assembly election Sarat Borkataky who belongs to Indian National Congress, continuously won the election for four years with 52052, 59554, 56206 56655 votes, respectively.
  • In the 2016 election, a candidate from Bharatiya Janata Party, Topon Kumar Gogoi won the election and became MLA with 73327 total votes.
  • Sarat Borkataky, stood second with 49210 total votes. He lost by 24117 votes.

Year

Candidate

Party

Total vote

2016

Topon Kumar Gogoi

BJP

73327

2011

Sarat Borkotoky

INC

56655

2006

Sarat Borkotoky

INC

56206

2001

Sarat Borkotoky

INC

59554

1996

Sarat Borkotoky

INC

52052

Political Parties Percentage Vote Share in 2016 Elections

In the 2016 election the percentage of the winning party, Bharatiya Janata Party was 55.83%. The percentage of runners up (Indian National Congress) was 37.47%. The percentage of Independent candidates and JD (U) was 1.2% and 1.01%, respectively.

Candidate

Party

Percentage of Vote Share

Topon Kumar Gogoi

BJP

55.83%

Sarat Borkotoky

INC

37.47%

NOTA

NOTA

2.39%

Ratan Hemrom

IND

1.2%

Anup Bhowmik

JD(U)

1.01%

Bishnu koya

BVM

0.95%

Raymond Kujur

JNCP

0.59%

Monil Bokalial

LDP

0.56%

Participated Candidates in Last Elections & Result

Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Topon Gogoi won the Assam Assembly Election 2016 with a total number of 73327 votes and Sarat Borkakaty from the INC Party lost the election.

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

Topon Kumar Gogoi

BJP

73327

Sarat Borkotoky

INC

49210

Development/Work Done in Last Five Years By The Candidates

The 'Sonari Town Water Supply Scheme', a scheme implemented by Assam Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Board was launched. The main aim of this scheme is to supply clean water for drinking and also for using it for other purposes.

Several road projects have been developed including roads of Haripora, Desangmukh, Disangmukh road, under the Assam Government's State Self-Priority Scheme in 2020-2021 with 10 Crore rupees. Development work of Disangmukh Ali was also undertaken.



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