Tingkhong is a town in Dibrugarh District with an area of 16.5 sqkm. It is an important tea cultivating area in the Upper Assam. It is also an oil extracting place supplying major oil companies. It is approximately 70 km from Tinsukia towards the south. It has a population of about 236,571 according to the 2011 Census.
Tingkhong Assembly Constituency: Name & Number
Tingkhong Assembly Constituency bears the constituency No 119. It is located in the Dibrugarh district and is a part of Dibrugarh Parliamentary Constituency. Bimal Borah of BJP party won the Vidhan Sabha election of 2016, with the maximum number of votes and the runner up was Atuwa Munda of INC party.
Tingkhong Parliamentary constituency is the number 119 constituency in Assam. Rameswar Teli of BJP party won the Lok Sabha election of 2019 with 657983 votes and the runner up was Paban Singh Ghatowar of INC party. The number of votes with which BJP won the elections of 2019 is 363320 votes.
Tingkhong district occupies an area of 3381 km and has a population of 1,326,335 number. It has a sex ratio of 952 females per 1000 male. It is surrounded by Dhemaji on the north and Tinsukia district on the east, Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on the south-east and Sibsagar on north and south-west.
No. of Towns
There are 222 towns and villages in Tingkhong. Some of the areas near Tingkhong are Bacha Gaon, Baghmora, Borbil Bokalial, Deroi Alikinar etc., which are connected through railways and roadways.
Tingkhon Assembly Status
In the Vidhan Sabha election of 2016, Bimol Borah became the MLA from the Tingkhon Constituency with a vote of 57072, and Atuwa Munda of INC stood second, gaining 18338 votes.
Votes of Candidates in Assembly Election 2016
As per the Census of 2001, it has a population of 1,59,295 people with a density of 14,000/sqkm. The number of male populations is 80,447, and the female population is 78,848 in Rural and nil in Urban.
No. Of Households
There are 32,308 households in the sub-districts of Tingkhon.
Tingkhong Municipality Reach
Tingkhong is a Tehsil under the district of Dibrugarh, and the headquarters of Tingkhong Tehsil is Tingkhong Town.
Demography in The Constituency
Tingkhon is a Hindu dominated constituency.
Caste & Tribes
Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) comprises 1% and 5.7% of the total population.
Top Cities in The Constituency
There are no cities in the constituency.
Male/Female Electoral Distribution
The total number of electors recorded in the Assam election 2016 was 100% which translates to 1,09,358 out of the total electors 1,22,295. As many as 48% were mal, and 52% were women voters.
3,669 ( 3.4 %)
15,777 ( 14.4 %)
13,862 ( 12.7 %)
10,354 ( 9.5 %)
5,218 ( 4.8 %)
3,617 ( 3.3 %)
52,497 ( 48.0 %)
4,066 ( 3.7 %)
18,100 ( 16.6 %)
14,189 ( 13.0 %)
11,062 ( 10.1 %)
5,700 ( 5.2 %)
3,740 ( 3.4 %)
56,857 ( 52.0 %)
2 ( 0.0 %)
2 ( 0.0 %)
0 ( 0.0 %)
0 ( 0.0 %)
0 ( 0.0 %)
0 ( 0.0 %)
4 ( 0.0 %)
7,737 ( 7.1 %)
33,879 ( 31.0 %)
28,051 ( 25.7 %)
21,416 ( 19.6 %)
10,918 ( 10.0 %)
7,357 ( 6.7 %)
1,09,358 ( 100 %)
In Tingkhong, the sex ratio is 980 females per 1000 males only in the rural area.
Age Group Distribution
As per the Census of 2011, it has a population of 1,59,295, and the number of children between 0-6 years comprises 21,804 in rural.
Last 3 Years Polling Percentage
In the Vidhan Sabha election of 2016, Bimol Borah became the MLA from the Tingkhong Constituency with 57072 votes and Atuwa Munda of INC stood second gaining 18338 votes.
Last Five Years Election Result
Assam Assembly Election Year wise
Won by no of votes or %
In the Vidhan Sabha election of 2016, Bimol Borah became the MLA from the Tingkhong Constituency with a vote of 57072 and Atuwa Munda of INC stood second gaining 18338 votes.
In the 2011 Assembly election, Atuwa Munda of INC became the MLA from the Tingkhong Constituency with 41839 votes defeating Anup Phukan of AGP
Political Parties Percentage Vote Share in Last Election
In the Assembly Election of 2016, BJP secured 54.61%, INC secured 37.07%, Independent candidates secured 2.81%
Total Votes and Percentage share
Participant Candidates in Last Election & Result:
In the Vidhan Sabha election of 2016, Bimol Borah of BJP became the MLA from the Tingkhong Constituency with 57072 votes, and Atuwa Munda of INC stood second gaining 18338 votes. Source: (link)