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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 March 2021 9:27 AM GMT

Khumtai is located in the district of Golaghat. Khumtai village is located six kilometers north from the headquarters of the district in Golaghat city. It has its postal head office in Kamargaon in Golaghat. Some of its neighbouring villages are Jyoti Nagar, Kamarbandha, Pub-Brahmaputra, Dakhin Pub-kakodonga, and Golaghat village. The local language spoken in Khumtai is Assamese.

Assembly constituency name and number:

Khumtai Assembly constituency is a segment of the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam and falls under Kaliabor Lok Sabha Constituency. It bears constituency number 96.


Parliamentary constituency:

Kaliabor Lok Sabha constituency is spread over the districts of Golaghat, Jorhat, Morigaon and Nagaon. Its population is 2494396 of which 93.71% is rural and 6.29% is urban.


District:

Golaghat is a district in Upper Assam with its headquarters located in the city of Golaghat. The district's population is 10,66,888. Its sex ratio is 964 females per 1000 males.


Number of towns:

In Khumtai assembly constituency, there are no towns. Hundred percent of its total area is rural.


Number of inhabited villages:

There are about 67 villages under Khumtai assembly constituency. Some major villages are Bongaon, Habichowa Gaon and Kaiborta Gaon.


Assembly Status:

The current MLA of Khumtai Assembly Constituency is Mrinal Saikia of Bharatiya Janata Party. The constituency has no reservation for a candidate belonging to a minority community.


Total population:

The total population of Khumtai assembly constituency is 180671 of which 100% of the area is rural.

Total Population

Rural Population(in %)

Urban Population(in %)

180671

100%

-


Number of households:

The number of households in Khumtai assembly constituency is 18117. All of its households fall under its rural area.

Water connection:

Khumtai assembly constituency has water facilities of Over Hand Tank (OHT) and tap water. The people of Khumtai have access to handpumps, boreholes and tubewells.


Street light:

There is domestic electrification in most houses of Khumtai. There are also commercial and industrial electrification and road lighting at a few points in Khumtai.

Municipality reach:


Religious groups/ demography in the constituency:

Khumtai consists of religious groups such as Hindus, Muslims and Christians. A majority of the total population are Hindus. The communities living in Khumtai are mainly Assamese, Bengali and Mising.


Caste and tribes in the constituency:

Out of the total population, the ratio of Scheduled Caste (SC) is 5.74 and the ratio of the Scheduled Tribe (ST) is 4.55.


Top three cities in the constituency:

Khumtai assembly constituency has no urbanisation. The whole area is rural.


Male/female electoral distribution:

The overall count of electorates in the Khumtai Assembly Constituency is 1,38,076 where 69,175 is the count of male electorates and 68,901 is the count of female electorates.


Sex ratio:

The sex ratio of Khumtai Assembly Constituency is 977 females per 1000 males.


Age group distribution: -

In Khumtai Assembly Constituency, the overall count of children under six years is 11,109, i.e., 13% of the overall population.


Polling percentage for last three years:

Khumtai assembly constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 78.8% in the Lok Sabha Election of 2019. It is relatively lesser than the polling percentage of 86.47% witnessed in the Assam Assembly Election of 2016 in the constituency.


Result of last five elections:

In the Assam Assembly Election of 1996, Probin Gogoi Bordoloi, an independent candidate, won the assembly seat by winning 36.81% of the overall votes. He defeated Amiya Kumar Borah of Asom Gana Parishad, who secured 26.9% of the overall votes.

In the 2001 Assam Assembly Election, Jiba Kanta Gogoi of the Indian National Congress won the assembly seat by securing 45.87% of the overall votes, defeating Probin Gogoi of Asom Gana Parishad, who had secured 42.28% of the overall votes.

In the 2006 Assembly Election, Probin Gogoi of Asom Gana Parishad claimed back his seat by winning 34843 votes and defeated Bandana Gogoi of the Indian National Congress who had secured 25028 votes.

In the 2011 Assembly Elections, Bismita Gogoi of the Indian National Congress won the assembly seat by winning 47.77% of the overall votes, defeating Upashana Gogoi of Asom Gana Parishad who secured 26.41%of the overall votes.

In the 2016 Assembly Election, Mrinal Saikia of Bharatiya Janata Party won the assembly seat by winning 55.28% of the overall votes. He is the current MLA of Khumtai Assembly Constituency. He defeated Bismita Gogoi of the Indian National Congress who secured 39.09% of the overall votes.

Assam Assembly Election Year wise

Party Name

Candidate's name

Won by no of votes or %

1996

Independent

Probin Gogoi Bordoloi

36.81%

2001

Indian National Congress (INC)

Jiba Kanta Gogoi

45.87%

2006

AsomGana Parishad (AGP)

Probin Gogoi

34843

2011

Indian National Congress (INC)

Bismita Gogoi

47.77%

2016

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Mrinal Saikia

55.28%


Percentage vote share of political party in previous election:

In the 2016 Assembly Elections, Mrinal Saikia of BJP was the winner of the assembly seat by securing 55. 28% of the overall votes. Bismita Gogoi of the Indian National Congress was the runner up and had secured 39.09% of the overall votes. Lalan Thakur of the Communist National Party secured 1.92% of the ovrerall votes, while Sahjahan Ali of All India United Democratic Front secured 1.69%, and Hemanta Doloi, an independent candidate, secured 0.78% of the overall votes. However, 1.23% of the votes was given to "None of the above ''.

Candidates Name

Party of the candidates

Percentage

Mrinal Saikia

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

55. 28%

Bismita Gogoi

Indian National Congress (INC)

39.09%

Lalan Thakur

Communist National Party

1.92%

Sahjahan Ali

All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF)

1.69%,

Hemanta Doloi

Independent

0.78%

None of the above (NOTA)

Independent

1.23%


Candidates in the previous election and result:

The candidates who contested the 2016 assembly elections are Mrinal Saikia of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bismita Gogoi of the Indian National Congress (INC), Lalan Thakur of Communist Party of India (CPI), Sahjanan Ali of All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), and Hemanta Doloi, an independent candidate. Finally, Mrinal Saikia of BJP emerged as the winner by winning 55.28% of the overall votes.


Work done in previous five years:

Built the proposed "Farmer's Bridge" at Sokolaghat Bogoriyani of Khumtai Constituency to facilitate agricultural prosperity in Khumtai Assembly constituency. Started constructing eight children's park.

Built connective roads and sub-roads at various places of the constitution.



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