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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2021-06-02T15:13:40+05:30

Jonai is an easternmost sub-division in the district of Dhemaji of Assam. The district is surrounded by Arunachal Pradesh in the north, Lali & Brahmaputra Rivers in the south, Sipiya river and Sadiya Subdivision of Tinsukia district in the east and the river Simen in the west. It covers a total geographical area of 1111.81 km and is about 554 km away from Guwahati.


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Assembly Constituency: Name & Number

Jonai Assembly Constituency bears constituency number 114 of the Assam Assembly. It is located in the Dhemaji district and is a part of Lakhimpur Lok Sabha Constituency. The seat has been reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST). Bhubon Pegu, an Independent candidate, won the Assam Legislative Assembly election in 2016. His closest rival was Aswini Pait of the BJP party.


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Parliamentary Constituency

Lakhimpur Parliamentary constituency is made up of 9 assembly constituencies -- Dhakuakhana (1), Dhemaji (1), Dibrugarh (1), Jonai (1), Lakhimpur (2), Majuli (1), Sadiya (1), Tinsukia (1). Pradan Baruah of BJP party in the Lok Sabha election of 2019 won with 774017 votes and the runner up was Anil Borgohain of INC party.


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District

Jonai is a town in Dhemaji District occupying an area of 3,237 sqkm. The district has a population of 686,133 according to the 2011 Census. The main religious groups in Jonai are Hindus comprising 548,780, Muslims -- 10,533 and Christians are around 6,390. Dhemaji became a full-fledged district on 14 October 1989 earlier it was merged in the Lakhimpur District. It is placed in the foothills of the lower Himalayas and is relatively a small town compared to other towns in Assam.


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No. of Towns

There are 321 villages in the Jonai Constituency with a total area of 1111.81 sq. km.


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No. Of Inhabitant Villages

There is a total of 242 Revenue Villages out of 381 total villages.


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Assembly Status

In the Jonai Assembly Constituency Seat election, Bhubon Pegu, an Independent candidate became the MLA from the Jonai Constituency with a vote of 88441 and Aswini Pait of BJP stood second gaining 39148 votes.

2016 Legislative Assembly Constituency Election

S N

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1

Bhubon Pegu
Male
45 yr
ST

IND
Independent

88441
42.89%

2

Aswini Pait
Male
46 yr
ST

BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party

39148
18.98%

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Total Population

As per the Census of 2011, it has a population of 1,69,898 people of which 87,234 are males while 82,664 are females.


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Municipality Reach in The Area

There is no municipality in Jonai sub-division but the Subdivision has one Development Block, Murkong Selek Tribal Development Block and One Revenue Circle, Jonai Revenue Circle and fifteen (15) number of Gaon Panchayat.

Constituency Demography

According to the official census of 2011, Hindu's are a majority in Jonai. As per Census of 2011, it has a population of 169,898 people of which 87,234 are males while 82,664 are females. Hindus constitute 91.25% of the total population.

Religion-wise Population - Jonai Circle

Religion

Total

Male

Female

Hindu

155,026 (91.25%)

79,610

75,416

Muslim

6,770 (3.98%)

3,535

3,235

Christian

3,148 (1.85%)

1,569

1,579

Sikh

38 (0.02%)

23

15

Buddhist

152 (0.09%)

81

71

Jain

4 (0%)

2

2

Other Religion

4,529 (2.67%)

2,297

2,232

No Religion Specified

231 (0.14%)

117

114


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Caste & Tribes in Constituency

Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) comprises 2.8% and 68.2% of the total population in the circle of Jonai.

Castes & Tribes

Total

Male

Female

Schedule caste

4,776

2,531

2,245

Schedule Tribe

115,883

59,088

56,795



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Top 3 Cities in The Constituency

Dhemaji, Dimow, Gogamukh and Silapathar are some of the top towns near Jonai. There are no constituencies in this constituency.


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MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

The total number of electors recorded in the Assembly election of 2016 was 81.9% which accounts to 2,04,366 out of the total electors 2,51,792. As many as 48.3% men and 51.7% women turned out to vote.

Age-wise Electoral

Gender

Age Range

Total

18-24

25-34

35-44

44-54

55-64

65+

Male

14,324 ( 6.0 %)

39,259 ( 16.5 %)

24,323 ( 10.2 %)

18,455 ( 7.8 %)

9,936 ( 4.2 %)

8,540 ( 3.6 %)

1,14,837 ( 48.3 %)

Female

13,627 ( 5.7 %)

40,137 ( 16.9 %)

28,673 ( 12.1 %)

20,063 ( 8.4 %)

11,500 ( 4.8 %)

8,723 ( 3.7 %)

1,22,723 ( 51.7 %)

Others

3 ( 0.0 %)

2 ( 0.0 %)

0 ( 0.0 %)

0 ( 0.0 %)

0 ( 0.0 %)

0 ( 0.0 %)

5 ( 0.0 %)

TOTAL

27,954 ( 11.8 %)

79,398 ( 33.4 %)

52,996 ( 22.3 %)

38,518 ( 16.2 %)

21,436 ( 9.0 %)

17,263 ( 7.3 %)

2,37,565 ( 100 %)


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Sex Ratio

In Jonai Circle, the total sex ratio is 948 per 1000 males.


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AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION

As per Census of 2011, it has a population of 169,898 people of which 87,234 are males and 82,664 are females.The population of children of age group 0-6 years comprises of 27,226.


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Polling Percentage Last Lok Sabha Election

In the 2019 Lok Sabha election, Pradan Baruah of the BJP became the MP from the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat.


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  • Result Of Last Five Election

      • In the 2016 Jonai Assembly Constituency Seat election, Bhubon Pegu, an Independent candidate became the MLA from the Jonai Constituency with a vote of 88441 and
        Aswini Pait of BJP stood second gaining 39148 votes.
    • In the 2011 Assembly Constituency election, Pradan Baruah of INC became the MLA from the Jonai Constituency with a vote of 97326 defeating Bhuban Pegu stood second gaining 77816 votes.
    • In the 2006 Assembly Constituency election, Bhuban Pegu an Independent candidate became the MLA from the Jonai Constituency with a vote of 79117 defeating Pradan Baruah of INC stood second gaining 64249 votes.
    • In the 2001, Assembly Constituency election, Pradan Baruah of INC became the MLA from the Jonai Constituency with a vote of 55116 against Bhuban Pegu who stood second gaining 38954 votes.
    • In the 1996, Assembly Constituency Election, Pradan Baruah of AGP became the MLA from the Jonai Constituency with a vote of 32148 against Ranoj Pegu, an Independent candidate who gained 25865 votes.


    Assam Assembly Election Year wise

    Party Name

    Candidate's name

    Won by no of votes or %

    2016

    IND

    Bhubon Pegu

    88441

    2011

    Indian National Congress (INC)

    Pradan Baruah

    97326

    2006

    IND

    Bhubon Pegu

    79117

    2001

    Indian National Congress (INC)

    Pradan Baruah

    55116

    1996

    Assam Gana Parishad (AGP)

    Pradan Baruah

    32148

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    Percentage Vote Share Of Political Parties In Last Election

    This is the percentage of votes secured by different political parties in the last Assam Assembly Election, 2016. Independent candidate Bhubon Pegu secured 43.3%, BJP secured 19.2%, INC secured 16.3%.

    Candidate Name

    Party

    No of Votes

    Votes %

    Bhubon Pegu

    IND

    88,441

    43.3

    Aswini Pait

    BJP

    39,148

    19.2

    Satho Basumatary

    IND

    33,265

    16.3

    Sushil Pegu

    INC

    30,890

    15.1

    Lenindra Kumar Doley

    IND

    5,625

    2.8

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    Candidates Participated in Last Election & Result:

    Position

    Candidates Name

    Party of the candidates

    Percentage

    1

    Bhubon Pegu

    Independent

    42.89%

    2

    Aswini Pait

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

    18.98%

    3

    Satho Basumatary

    Independent

    16.13%

    4

    Sushil Pegu

    Indian National Congress (INC)

    14.98%

    5

    Lenindra Kumar Doley

    Independent

    2.73%


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