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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2021-06-02T23:51:33+05:30

Algapur Legislative Constituency is in Hailakandi district in Assam and falls under Karimganj (SC) Parliamentary constituency. The current sitting MLA of the legislative constituency is Nizam Uddin Choudhury of AIDUF.


Assembly constituency name and number:

Algapur Assembly Constituency is in Hailakandi district in Assam and falls under Karimganj (SC) Parliamentary constituency. It bears the constituency number 8.


Parliamentary constituency:

Karimganj Parliamentary Constituency spreads over Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj districts of Assam. The current MP of the Karimganj Parliamentary constituency is Kripanath Mallah of BJP.


District:

Hailakandi district is in Barak Valley region in Assam and has its headquarters in Hailakandi town. The district covers an area of 1327 square kilometers and its population is 6,59,296 of which 3,37,890 are male and 3,21,406 are female.

Total population

Male

Female

6,59,296

3,37,890

3,21,406

Towns:

The only towns under Algapur Assembly Constituency are Algapur town and H.P.C. Township (Census Town).


Number of inhabited villages:

About 69 villages are under Algapur Assembly Constituency. Major villages are Burni Brease Grant, Chandipur Grant and Uttar Kanchanpur Pt II.


Assembly Status:

The sitting MLA of Algapur Assembly Constituency is Nizam Uddin Choudhury of AIDUF.


Population:

The constituency's population is 235258, of which 98.84% is rural and 1.16% is urban.

Total population

% of rural population

% of urban population

235258

98.84%

1.16%

Water connection:

Algapur Assembly Constituency has water facilities of tap water and Over Hand Tank (OHT) from a treated source. The residents of Algapur also enjoy the facilities of tube well and borehole. Fire-fighting services are also available at Algapur.

Street light:

Algapur has domestic electrification. The availability of road lighting and commercial and industrial electrification is evident at few points at Algapur.


Religious groups/ demography in Algapur Legislative constituency:

About 60.31% of the overall population are Muslims, and about 38.10% of the population are Hindus. The languages mainly spoken are Bengali, Hindi and Tripuri.


Tribes and castes in the constituency:

The constituency's Scheduled Caste ratio is 17.02 and its Scheduled Tribe ratio is 0.19.

Scheduled Caste ratio

17.02

Scheduled Tribe ratio

0.19

Top three cities in the constituency:

The towns in Algapur Legislative Constituency are Algapur town and H.P.C. Township (Census Town).


Male/female electoral distribution:

Algapur Legislative constituency has 143537 electorates, of which 77687 are male electorates and 65850 are female electorates.

Total electorates

Male

Female

143537

77687

65850

Sex ratio:

Algapur Circle's average sex ratio is 938 females per one thousand males.

Age group distribution:

About 16% of Algapur Circle's population is under six years


Polling percentage for previous three years:

The polling percentage in Lok Sabha Election of 2019 in the constituency was 83.44%, while it was 83.27% in the 2016 Assembly Election.

Polling percentage in 2019 Lok Sabha Election

83.44%

Polling percentage in 2016 Assembly Election

83.27%

Result of last five election:

In 1996 and 2001, Sahidul Alam Choudhury of AGP won with 47947 and 48144 votes, respectively. In 206, Rahul Roy of INC won with 31506 votes. In 2011, Sahidul Alam Choudhury of AGP again won with 57167 votes. In 2016, Nizam Uddin Choudhhury of AIDUF won with 50531 votes.

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1996

Sahidul Alam Choudhury

AGP

47947

2001

Sahidul Alam Choudhury

AGP

48144

2006

Rahul Roy

INC

31506

2011

Sahidul Alam Choudhury

AGP

57167

2016

Nizam Uddin Choudhury

AIDUF

50531

Percentage vote share of political party in last election:

The percentage vote share of political parties is given in the table below:

Sl. No.

Candidate

Party

% vote share

1.

Nizam Uddin Choudhury

AIDUF

42.32%

2.

Kaushik Rai

BJP

27.45%

3.

Rahul Roy

INC

21.72%

4.

Mehnaz Sahid

AGP

4.88%

5.

Sahidul Islam Laskar

SP

0.49%

6.

Ahmed Hussain Laskar

IND (Independent)

0.43%

7.

Raji Das

IND (Independent)

0.4%

8.

Rupu Deb

IND (Independent)

0.4%

9.

Samin Ahmed Choudhury

IND (Independent)

0.39%

10.

Ahmed Karim Barbhuiya

IND (Independent)

0.22%

11.

Imdadul Islam Laskar

IND (Independent)

0.19%

12.

Binayak Deb

IND (Independent)

0.19%

13.

Kazi Muzakkir Hussain

IND (Independent)

0.15%

14.

Saleh Ahmed Mazumder

IND (Independent)

0.14%

15.

None of the Above

NOTA

0.64%

Candidates in the last election and result:

The candidates who contested in the 2016 Assembly Election are given in the table below:

Sl. No.

Candidate

Party

1.

Nizam Uddin Choudhury

AIDUF

2.

Kaushik Rai

BJP

3.

Rahul Roy

INC

4.

Mehnaz Sahid

AGP

5.

Sahidul Islam Laskar

SP

6.

Ahmed Hussain Laskar

IND (Independent)

7.

Raji Das

IND (Independent)

8.

Rupu Deb

IND (Independent)

9.

Samin Ahmed Choudhury

IND (Independent)

10.

Ahmed Karim Barbhuiya

IND (Independent)

11.

Imdadul Islam Laskar

IND (Independent)

12.

Binayak Deb

IND (Independent)

13.

Kazi Muzakkir Hussain

IND (Independent)

14.

Saleh Ahmed Mazumder

IND (Independent)


Finally, Nizam Uddin Choudhury won with 42.32% of votes.


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