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Barpeta Assembly Constituency - Population, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Parties Vote Share, Last Election Results

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

Barpeta Assembly Constituency - Population, Polling Percentage, Facilities, Parties Vote Share, Last Election Results

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 April 2021 10:26 AM GMT

Barpeta is a township in the Barpeta district/region and a headquarter. The official languages of Barpeta are Bodo, Assamese, Bengali. There are many schools and colleges in Barpeta and it forms a part/structure of Barpeta Lok Sabha Constituency. The nearby towns/cities to Barpeta are Bongaigaon, Pathsala, Nalbari etc and the nearby villages are Majgaon, Sarupeta, Geruapara, Datirbori etc. Barpeta is also the gateway/doorway to one of the National Parks of Assam called as, Manas National Park.

Assembly Constituency Name & No :

The 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. Its headquarter is stationed in Dispur.

Barpeta Assembly is the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam. Its constituency no. is 43 and it forms a part/structure of Barpeta Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Constituency.



Parliamentary Constituency:

The 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. Barpeta Assembly Constituency is a part/structure of the Barpeta Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Constituency and it is the 10 assembly segments of Barpeta Parliament Seat. The current MP of the constituency is Abdul Khaleque of INC. [Also Check - List of Barpeta Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Polling Booths]

District:

Barpeta is a township in Barpeta region, Assam, India. Barpeta district is an authoritative district. Its headquarter is at Barpeta. The district has many important towns and villages namely, Barpeta, Howly, Barpeta Road, Bhabanipur, Sorbhog, Bahari, Sarupeta, Mandia etc, among them Barpeta Road is the largest town in the region. It is a commercial town. The district has 1,693,622 inhabitants which includes, 867,004 males and 826,618 females. The district's neighbouring country is Bhutan towards the north.

No. Of Towns :

There are 5 Town Committees under Barpeta Constituency, namely :

• Sorbhog

• Pathsala

• Howly

• Sarthebari Patacharkuchi



No. Of Inhabited Villages :


In the Barpeta region, the number of inhabited villages are 1030.

Assembly Status :

The Assembly Election of Barpeta Constituency had 181385 electors. Amongst them, the overall valid votes were 163152. In the 2016 Assembly Election, AGP candidate Gunindra Nath Das won the MLA seat, with 63563 votes and became MLA, whereas a candidate from INC A Rahim Ahmed was the runner-up with 57753 votes. Therefore he lost the MLA seat by 5810 votes.



Total Population :

Barpeta, a township in the Barpeta region forms a part/structure of the Barpeta Lok Sabha/ Parliamentary Constituency. In accordance with the Census Record of 2011, the Barpeta circle has inhabitants of around 1,693,622 peoples.

TOTAL POPULATION (2011

CENSUS)

MALE

FEMALE

16,93,622

8,67,004

8,26,618

No. Of Households :

Barpeta region comprises of 337,929 houses/families.


Water Connection :


Barpeta, a township under the Barpeta region has 337,929 houses. In Barpeta, about half of the population and houses have access to safe drinking water regardless of the distance/length to the sources. While the major sources of water used by the maximum number of the houses are tap, wells, tube wells, hand pumps, etc.


Street Light :

The access to the street light and the no. of households using electricity in the rural/urban areas shows the welfare development of the region. In accordance with the town/village overview, it is noted that throughout the years there are improvements in the access to electricity to every household in the Barpeta region.


Municipality Reach :

Barpeta is a Municipal Block under Barpeta district/region. Besides basic amenities of life, access and availability to basic infrastructure are the most significant and primary requirements of mankind. The Municipality or the Town Committee of the area/region is responsible to look after this prior requirements. Barpeta is quite well developed by road as it is connected to NH31 as well as well developed in case of railway transportation.


Religious groups/demography in the constitution :

More than half of the communities residing in the constituency are Hindus, Muslim and Christian, where the percentage share is about 29.11%, 70.74% and 0.06%, respectively. While less than half of the residents residing in the constituency are Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and other religion. Here's the table given below :


Religion

Total

Hindu

4,92,966

29.11%

Muslim

11,98,036

70.74%

Christian

1,020

0.06%



Caste and Tribes in the Constituency :


Barpeta Circle has inhabitants of around 1,693,622 peoples, among them about 5.6% of the residents are Scheduled Caste. While, Scheduled Tribes constitutes about only 1.6% and the remaining amount of percentage are the General Category.

Total

Male

Female

Scheduled Caste

95,320

49,165

46,155

Scheduled Tribes

27,344

13,530

13,814

Top 3 city under Constitution :

There are no cities under the Barpeta Constituency.


Male/Female Electoral Distribution :


Barpeta Assembly The constituency has around 143063 registered votes. It comprises 75959 males and 67104 females.

TOTAL ELECTORATES

MALE

FEMALE

143063

75959

67104

Sex ratio :

Accordance to Census record 2011, the sex ratio of Barpeta Constituency is 953 females per 1000 males.

Age Group Distribution

In Barpeta Assembly Constituency about 16.99% is under six years of age.



Polling Percentage of Last Three Years :

The Assembly of Barpeta constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 51.79% of INC during Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Elections 2019. Secondly, during the Assembly Election of Assam 2016, it saw about 38.96% of AGP. And thirdly, it witnessed a polling percentage of 40.48% of AIUDF during Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Election 2014. The chart of polling percentage of different years is given below :

Candidates

Party

Percentage Share

Lok Sabha Elections, 2019

Abul Khaleque

INC

51.79%

Assembly Election, 2016

Gunindra Nath Das

AGP

38.96%

Lok Sabha Elections,2014

Siraj Uddin Ajmal

AIUDF

40.48%




Result of last five elections :

  • In prior to the 1996 and 2001 Assembly Election of Assam, a candidate Ismail Hussain of AIIC(T) and INC had won twice the MLA seat with 23255 and 46226 votes, respectively.
  • In the Assembly Election of 2006, a candidate Gunindra Nath Das of AGP had won MLA seat against Ismail Hussain with 48052 votes.
  • In the 2011 Assembly Elections of Assam, a candidate Abdur Rahim Khan of AIUDF had won the MLA seat with 20511 votes.
  • In prior to 2016 Assembly Election, a candidate of 2006 MLA Election name, Gunindra Nath Das of AGP had again won the MLA seat against Abdur Rahim Khan with 63563 votes. Now Gunindra Nath Das of AGP is the present MLA of Assembly Constituency of Barpeta. Here's the table given below for detailed information :

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Gunindra Nath Das

AGP

63563

2011

Abdur Rahim Khan

AIUDF

56915

2006

Gunindra Nath Das

AGP

48052

2001

Ismail Hussain

INC

46326

1996

Ismail Hussain

AIIC(T)

23255


The percentage vote share of the political parties in the previous election :

  • In the Assembly Election of Assam 2016, Gunindra Nath Das of AGP emerged as a winner of the MLA seat by securing 38.96% of votes.
  • Then, A.Rahim Ahmed of INC was the runner up with 35.4% of votes.
  • The third position was secured by Abdur Rahim Khan of AIUDF with 23.11% of votes.
  • In the fourth position, NOTA secured 0.57% of votes.
  • And the last position was secured by Sanjay Kr. Das of IND with only 0.57% of votes..

The table provided below clearly shows the percentage share of votes by the political parties in the last 2016 Assam Assembly Election :

Candidate Name

Party

Percentage Share

Gunindra Nath Das

AGP

38.96%

A.Rahim Ahmed

INC

35.4%

Abdur Rahim Khan

AIUDF

23.11%

None of the Above

NOTA

0.57%

Sanjay Kr. Das

IND

0.57%

Candidate in the last election and result (winner and loser) :

The candidate who contested in the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 is Gunindra Nath Das of AGP, A.Rahim Ahmed of INC, Abdur Rahim Khan of AIUDF, None of The Above (NOTA), and Sanjay Kr. Das of IND.

The winner of the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 was Gunindra Nta Das of AGP with 63563 total votes whereas in last position, an independent candidate, Sanjay Kr. Das secured only 936 votes.

Here's the below table :

Candidate Name

Party

Total Votes

Gunindra Nath Das

AGP

63563


A.Rahim Ahmed

INC

57753

Abdur Rahim Khan

AIUDF

37697

None of the Above

NOTA

937

Sanjay Kr. Das

IND

936


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