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Teok Constituency- Facilities, Polling Percentage, Parties Manifesto, Last Election Results

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

Teok Constituency- Facilities, Polling Percentage, Parties Manifesto, Last Election Results

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2021-06-02T15:14:49+05:30

Teok Assembly Constituency is located in the district of Jorhat and falls under Jorhat Lok Sabha Constituency. Teok town is situated 20 kilometers from the city of Jorhat. The town is connected through the railway with Mariani Junction Railway Station, Selenghat Railway Station and Amguri Railway Station.

Assembly constituency name and number:

Teok Assembly Constituency is in Jorhat district and falls under Jorhat Assembly Constituency. It bears the constituency number 102.


Parliamentary constituency:

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


District:

Jorhat is a district in Upper Assam with its headquarters located in Jorhat city. As per Census India 2011, the district covers a geographical area of 2851 square kilometers. Its population is 10,92,256 which includes 5,56,805 males and 5,35451 females.


Number of towns:

The only town under Teok Assembly Constituency is Teok town. The town is divided into four wards. The town's population is 8,795 which includes 4,511 males and 4,284 females.


TOTAL POPULATION

MALE

FEMALE

8795

4511

4284



Number of inhabited villages:

There are 150 villages under Teok Assembly Constituency. Few major villages are Baisahabi Grant, Bhokat Gaon and Changmai Gohain Gaon.


Assembly Status:

The current MLA of Teok Assembly Constituency is Renupoma Rajkhowa of Asom Gana Parishad. There is no reservation for candidates belonging to a minority community.


Total population:

The overall population of Teok Assembly Constituency is 1,72,756, of which 94.51% is its rural population, and 5.09% is its urban population.

POPULATION(2011 CENSUS)

URBAN

RURAL

1,72,756

5.09%

94.51%


Number of households:

Teok Assembly Constituency has about 1,84,611 households.

Water connection:

Teok Assembly Constituency has water facilities of Over Hand Tank (OHT) and tap water from a treated source. The residents of Teok also have access to tube wells and boreholes. There is also an availability of fire-fighting services in a few towns.

Street light:

There is domestic electrification at Teok Assembly Constituency. There is also industrial and commercial electrification and road lighting at a few points at Teok.

Municipality reach:

The basic civic infrastructure in Teok is taken care of by the Teok Municipal Board.


Religious groups/ demography in the constituency:

In Teok Assembly Constituency, about 89% of the population are Hindus, while 9% of its population are Muslims. Christians and Sikhs make up about 0.75% and 0.02% of the population, respectively.


Caste and tribes in the constituency:

In Teok Assembly Constituency, the ratio of Scheduled Caste is 6.23, and that of Scheduled Tribe is 5.24.


Top three cities in the constituency:

The only town under Teok Assembly Constituency is Teok town. Basic amenities like water and sewerage in the town is provided by the Teok Town Committee.


Male/female electoral distribution:

The overall count of electorates in Teok Assembly Constituency is 111453, which includes 57073 male electorates and 54380 female electorates.

TOTAL ELECTORATES

MALE

FEMALE

111453

57073

54380


Sex ratio:

Teok's sex ratio is of 950 women per 1000 men.


Age group distribution:

In Teok Assembly Constituency, children under the age of six makes up about 9% of the overall population.


Polling percentage for the previous three years:

In the 2019 Lok Sabha Election, Teok Assembly Constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 72.59%, whereas it was 80.6% in the 2016 Assam Assembly Election.

2016 (ASSAM ASSEMBLY ELECTION)

80.6%

2019(LOK SABHA ELECTION)

72.59%


Result of last five elections

In the Assam Assembly Election, 1996, Renupoma Rajkhowa of Asom Gana Parishad won with 52.44% of the votes.

The next three Assam Assembly Elections of 2001, 2006 and 2011 were won by Member Gogoi Indian National Congress with 49.98%, 39219 and 59.94% of the votes, respectively.

In the Assam Assembly Election of 2016, Renupoma Rajkhowa of Asom Gana Parishad won with 42.88% of the votes.

YEAR

WON

PARTY OF THE CANDIDATE

WON BY %

1996

RENUPOMA RAJKHOWA

ASOM GANA PARISHAD(AGP)

52.44%

2001

MEMBAR GOGOI

INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC)

49.98%

2006

MEMBAR GOGOI

INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC)

39219

2011

MEMBAR GOGOI

INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC)

59.94%

2016

RENUPOMA RAJKHOWA

ASOM GANA PARISHAD(AGP)

42.88%



Percentage vote share of political party in preceding election:

In the 2016 Assam Assembly Election, Renupoma Rajkhowa of Asom Gana Parishad emerged as the winner with 42.88% of the votes.

Pallabi Saikia Gogoi of the Indian National Congress was the runner up with 37.59% of the votes.

Independent candidates Gojanand Munda, Babul Dutta, Mohendra Kumar Dutta, Ranjan Jyoti Phukon, Chiranjit Borah, Krishnaa Gogoi, Ashraf Hussain, and Jotin Saikia, secured 4.11%, 3.82%, 3.43%, 1.51%, 1.14%, 0.85%, 0.79%, and 0.55% of the votes, respectively.

Jiten Tanti of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) (liberation) secured 1.69% of the votes.

1.64% of the votes were given to "None of the above".

NAME OF THE CANDIDATE

PARTY OF THE NAME

VOTE SHARE

RENUPOMA RAJKHOWA

ASOM GANA PARISHAD

42.88%

PALLABI SAIKIA GOGOI

INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS(INC)

37.59%

GOJANAND MUNDA

INDEPENDENT

4.11%

BABUL DUTTA

INDEPENDENT

3.82%

MOHENDRA KUMAR

INDEPENDENT

3.43%

RANJAN JYOTI PHUKAN

INDEPENDENT

1.51%

CHIRANJIT BORAH

INDEPENDENT

1.14%

KRISHNA GOGOI

INDEPENDENT

0.85%

ASHRAF HUSSAIN

INDEPENDENT

0.79%

JOTIN SAIKIA

INDEPENDENT

0.55%

JITEN TANTI

COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA

1.69%

NONE OF THE ABOVE

1.64%



Candidates in the preceding election and result:

The candidates that contested in the 2016 Assam Assembly Elections are Renupoma Rajkhowa of Asom Gana Parishad, Pallabi Saikia Gogoi of the Indian National Congress, independent candidates Gojanand Munda, Babul Dutta, Mohendra Kumar Dutta, Ranjan Jyoti Phukon, Chiranjit Borah, Krishnaa Gogoi, Ashraf Hussain and Jotin Saikia, and Jiten Tanti of Communist Party of India (Marxist-leninist) (liberation). Finally, Renupoma Rajkhowa of Asom Gana Parishad was the winner with 42.88% of the votes.




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