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

Check Sootea assembly constituency at a glance. No. of Household, Population, Winner/Runner-up in Last elections & Vote Percentage & more in Assam Assembly Elections.

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

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Sootea is a village located under Naduar revenue circle. Formerly it was located in the district of Sonitpur but at present in the district of Biswanath, Assam. The official language of Sootea is Bengali, Bodo, Assamese and most of the people residing there speak in these languages for communication. There are around 103 villages and its covers around 158.90 km2. Towards the North of Sootea village, the beautiful Arunachal Pradesh is situated while towards the South there is the Brahmaputra river. And towards the East and West, there is the river Ghiladhari and Dekorai respectively. In summer its highest temperature may rise to 21. Dispur is the state capital for Sootea village. The other nearest state capital from Sootea are Itanagar, Shillong and Imphal.


Sootea Assembly Constituency Name & Number:

The Legislative Assembly of Assam comprises 126 Members of Legislative Assembly which are directly elected from single-seat constituencies and its term is 5 years unless later dissolved. Sootea is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of the AssamLegislative Assembly. Its constituency No. is 75 and it forms a part of TezpurLok Sabha Constituency.


Parliamentary Constituency:

The total number of 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. The Legislative Assembly of Sootea Constituency is a part of the Tezpur Parliamentary Constituency which comes under the Tezpur Samithi Constituency. Sootea is among the 9 assembly segments of Tezpur Parliament Seat, situated in Sonitpur district. It is a General category assembly seat. There is no reservation for the Sootea Assembly seat for the reserved category or minority community.

District:

Sootea is a village stationed in the Sonitpur district. Sonitpur is an authoritative district in the state of Assam. The district headquarter is located in Tezpur. The population analysis of Sonitpur area is not entirely uniform as there are several other groups of people residing in the district of Sonitpur, Assam. The communities of the Sonitpur zilla vary in their languages, religion, culture and ethnicity.


No. of Towns:

Some of the nearest town/city to Sootea is Tezpur, the distance between them is approx. 29.8km. Besides this, there is some other towns /city which is nearest to Sootea that is Mangaldoi (31.4KM), Rangapara (38.8KM), Bokakhat (54.8KM) and Dimaruguri (56.0KM).


Assembly Status :

In the 2016 Assembly election, the Sootea constituency had1,59,679 electors. Amongst them, the total number of valid voters was 1,31,702. In the 2016 Assembly election, BJP's candidate Padma Hazarika won the Assembly seat, with 60440 votes whereas INC candidate PraneswarBasumatary became the runner-up with total of 58622 votes. Therefore, he lost by 1818 votes.

Assam Assembly Elections 2016: Sootea Constituency Votes and Winner

YEAR

2016

TOTAL ELECTORS

159679

VALID VOTES

131702VOTES

PADMA HAZARIKA (BJP)

60440 VOTES

PRANESWAR BASUMATARY(INC)

58622 VOTES

LOST BY

1818 VOTES


Total Population :

According to the report of 2011 census, Sootea has a total population of 236358 peoples, where 100% is rural and 0% is urban. The population ratio of SC and ST out of the total population are 4.81 and 18.96 respectively.

TOTAL POPULATION(2011 CENSUS)

URBAN

RURAL

236358

0%

100%


Religious group/Demography in the constituency:

The majority of the communities residing under the constituency are Assamese, Nepalis, Muslims and Adivasi and the minority groups residing in the constituency are Hindi and Bengali speaking people.


Castes and Tribes in the Constituency :

Sootea, a village and a small town in the district of Sonitpur, Assam has around 236358 people where the population ratio of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes are about 4.81 and 18.96 respectively.


Top 3 Cities under the Constituency :

Their are no cities in the constituency. The 3 nearest towns under the constituency are Tezpur, Mangaldoi and Rangapara with a distance of approx. 29.8 KM, 31.4 KM and 38.8 km respectively.

Male/Female Electoral Distribution :

The Election Commission of India declared that Sootea has 144958 registered voters. It comprises 74693 male and 70265 female registered voters.

REGISTERED VOTERS

MALE

FEMALE

144958

74693

70265


Sex Ratio :

SEX RATIO(2011CENSUS)

MALE

FEMALE

943

76856

72453

According to the 2011 census report, the sex ratio of Sootea is 943, where the male and female sex ratio are 76856 and 72453 respectively.

Polling Percentage for the last Lok Sabha Polls 2019 and Assam Assembly Elections 2016:

The Assembly of Sootea Constituency witnessed a ballot percentage of 57.17% in the Parliamentary Elections of 2019. In the 2016 Assembly election, it witnessed about 45.89% voting.

Result of the last five elections:

1. In the 1996 Assam Assembly Election, Padma Hazarika of Asom Gana Parishad won with 31721 votes of the overall votes.

2. In the 2001 Assam Assembly Election, Praneswar Basumatari of the Indian National Congress won with 43559 votes of the overall votes.

3. In the 2006 Assam Assembly Election, Padma Hazarika of Asom Gana Parishad won with 60671 votes of the overall votes.

4. In the 2011 Assam Assembly Election, Padma Hazarika of Asom Gana Parishad won with 45155 votes of the overall votes.

5. In the 2016 Assam Assembly Election, Padma Hazarika of Bharatiya Janata Party won with 60440 votes of the overall votes

YEAR

CANDIDATE NAME

PARTY

TOTAL VOTE

2016

PADMA HAZARIKA

BJP

60440

2011

PADMA HAZARIKA

AGP

45155

2006

PADMA HAZARIKA

AGP

60671

2001

PRANESWAR BASUMATARI

INC

43559

1996

PADMA HAZARIKA

AGP

31721

The percentage of vote shared by the political party in the last election :

During the Assembly Election of Assam of 2016, Padma Hazarika of BJP emerged as a winner of the assembly seat by securing 45.89% of votes. PraneswarBasumatary of INC was the runner up with 44.51% of votes. While Khemraj Chetry of CPM secured the third position with 3.73% of votes. Independent candidates, Jyoti Subba and MahendraUrang has secured 1.89% and 1.6% of votes respectively. We can refer to the below given table for detailed information :

CANDIDATE NAME

PARTY

WIN %

PADMA HAZARIKA

BJP

45.89%

PRANESWAR BASUMATARY

INC

44.51%

KHEMRAJ CHETRY

CPM

3.73%

JYOTI SUBBA

IND

1.89%

MAHENDRA URANG

IND

1.6%

Candidates in last election and result (winner and loser) :

The candidates who contested in the 2016 Assembly Election are Padma Hazarika of BJP, PraneswarBasumatary of INC, Khmer Chetry of CPM, Jyoti Subba of IND, MahendraUrang of IND, None of The Above (NOTA) and the last Arun Nath of IND. The winner of the Assembly Election of Assam of 2016 was Padma Hazarika of BJP with 60440 total votes whereas Arun Nath of IND has secured the least position with 1189 of total votes.

Here's the table below for detailed information :

CANDIDATE NAME

PARTY OF THE CANDIDATE

VOTES

PADMA HAZARIKA

BJP

60440

PRANESWAR BASUMATARY

INC

58622

KHEMRAJ CHETRY

CPM

4914

JYOTI SUBBA

IND

2484

MAHENDRA URANG

IND

2112

ARUN NATH

IND

1189

NONE OF THE ABOVE

1941

Work done in the last five years :

MLA Padma Hazarika has inaugurated a Permanent office of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) under the Jamugurihat branch. After the inauguration of (ABVP). He has carried out a lot of initiatives and projects for the development and empowerment of the youth and farmers of the constituency.



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