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Thowra Constituency - Populations, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Last Election Results

Check Thowra assembly constituency - No. of Household, Population, Winner/Runner-up in Last elections & Vote Percentage etc in Assam Assembly Elections.

Thowra Constituency - Populations, Polling Percentage,  Facilities, Last Election Results

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 March 2021 1:22 PM GMT

Thowra Assembly Constituency: Name & Number:

Thowra Assembly Constituency is in Sivasagar district in Upper Assam and falls under Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency. The current MLA of Thowra Assembly Constituency is Kushal Dowari of BJP. Thowra Assembly Constituency is in Sivasagar district in Upper Assam and falls under Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency. It bears constituency number 107.

Current MLA: Kushal Dowari (BJP)


Parliamentary Constituency:

Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency is spread over Jorhat and Sivasagar districts of Assam. According to the 2011 census, it has a total population of 1922470, of which 84.08% is its rural population and 15.92% is its urban population. The current Member of Parliament representing Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency is Topon Kumar Gogoi of Bharatiya Janata Party.

TOTAL POPULATION(2011 CENSUS)

RURAL

URBAN

1922470

84.02%

15.92%

District at a Glance:

Sivasagar is a district in Upper Assam which has its headquarters located in the city of Sivasagar. It comprises two sub-divisions: Sivasagar and Nazira. The district is bordered by Naga Hills in the south, Arunachal Pradesh in the south-east, and the Brahmaputra river towards the north.


Number of Towns:

There are four towns under Thowra Assembly Constituency namely Nagaon (Municipal Board), Morongial (Census Town), Dimaruguri (Census Town) and Chota Haibor (Census Town).


Number of Inhabited Villages:

About 156 villages are under Thowra Assembly Constituency. Major villages are Herapati, Katimari Pathar and Kawaimari.


Assembly Status:

The current MLA of Thowra Assembly Constituency is Kushal Dowari of BJP. The assembly seat is not reserved for candidates belonging to minority communities.


Total Population:

The constituency's population is 152166, and 100% of it is rural.


Water Connection:

Thowra Assembly Constituency has water facilities of Over Hand Tank (OHT) and tap water from a treated source. The people of Thowra also have facilities for tube well boreholes. There is also an availability of fire-fighting services in a few towns.

Street light:

There is domestic electrification in the Thowra Assembly Constituency. There are also industrial and commercial electrification and road lighting at a few points at the constituency.

Constituency Demography:

About 76.49% of the population are Hindus while 18.57% of the population are Muslims. The population consists of a good number of people who speak Assamese, Mishing and Bengali.


Caste & Tribes in the Constituency:

The Scheduled Caste ratio is 3 and the Scheduled Tribe ratio is 12.46.


Top Cities of Thowra Constituency:

There are no cities in this constituency. The towns under Thowra Assembly Constituency are Nagaon (Municipal Board), Morongial (Census Town), Dimaruguri (Census Town) and Chota Haibor (Census Town).


Male/Female Electoral Distribution:

The overall count of electorates is 100072, where 51997 is the count of male and 48075 is the count of females.

Total ELECTORATES

MALE

FEMALE

100072

51997

48075


Polling Percentage for Last Elections:

The polling percentage in Lok Sabha Election of 2019 was 80.49%, while it was 85.82% in the Assam Assembly Election of 2019.

Result of last five election:

Election Years

WINNING CANDIDATE

PARTY

VOTE

1996

DEBANANDA KONWAR

INC

15439

2001

DEBANANDA KONWAR

INC

24976

2006

KUSHAL DOWARI

INDEPENDENT

22022

2011

SUSHANTA BORGOHAIN

INC

28560

2016

KUSHAL DOWARI

BJP

41560


  • In the 1996 Assam Assembly Election, Debananda Konwar of INC won with 15439 total votes .
  • In the 2001 Assam Assembly Election, Debananda Konwar of INC won with 24976 total votes.
  • In the 2006 Assam Assembly Election, Kushal Dowari an Independent candidate won with 22022 total votes.
  • In the 2011 Assam Assembly Election, Sushanta Borgohain of INC won with 28560 total votes.
  • In the 2016 Assam Assembly Election, Kushal Dowari of BJP won with 41560 total votes.

Political Parties Percentage of Vote Share in Last Election:

In the 2016 Assam Assembly Election, Kushal Dowari of BJP won with 48.42% of votes. The runner up was Sushanta Borgohain of INC with 46.99% of votes. Kushal Borgohain of CPI secured 2.41% of votes. 2.19% of votes was given to "None of the Above".

Participated Candidates in the Last Election & Result:

The candidates who contested in 2016 Assam Assembly Election are Kushal Dowari of BJP, Sushanta Borgohain of INC, Kushal Borgohain of CPI. Finally, Kushal Dowari won with 48.42% of votes.

CANDIDATE NAME

PARTY

% OF VOTES

KUSHAL DOWARI

BJP

48.42%

SUSHANTA BORGOHAIN

INC

46.99%

KUSHAL BORGOHAIN

CPI

2.41%

NONE OF THE ABOVE

2.19%


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