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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 March 2021 8:30 AM GMT

Bokajan is a town in Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam, India. Bokajan is best known for its Cement factory (Cement Corporation of India, Bokajan). It is 15 km away from Dimapur and partially borders Nagaland. Bokajan is located at 26.02°N 93.78°E. It has an average elevation of 138 metres (452 feet).


ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME & NO

Bokajan (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is one of the 126 constituencies of the Assam Legislative Assembly in India. Bokajan forms a part of the Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. It is situated in Karbi Anglong district and is one of the 5 assembly segments of Autonomous District (ST) Parliament Seat. This seat is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST).


PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

The total number of parliamentary constituencies in India is 542 and among them the seats for the general category are 441 and for SC and ST the seats are 84 and 47 respectively. Sonai Assembly constituency is a part of Cachar parliamentary constituency which comes under the Cachar Lok Sabha constituency and there 10 constituencies.


DISTRICT

Bokajan comes under the Karbi Anglong District which is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India.



NO OF TOWNS

Bokajan is a Town Committee city in district of Karbi Anglong, Assam. The Bokajan city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years.


ASSEMBLY STATUS

In 2016, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total of 129723 electors and the total number of valid votes was 107156. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Numal Momin won and became MLA from this seat and managed to secured a total of 40170 votes. Indian National Congress candidate Klengdoon Engti stood second with total 35426 votes. He lost by 4744 votes.

The Bokajan constituency is expected to go to polls in April or May 2021, as part of the 2021 Assam Assembly election. The Assam Assembly polls will be held to elect a total of 126 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).


2016 Legislative Assembly Constituency Election

S N

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1

Numal Momin
Male
43 yr
ST

BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party

40170
37.49%

2

Klengdoon Engti
Male
35 yr
ST

INC
Indian National Congress

35426
33.06%

3

Jagat Sing Engti
Male
46 yr
ST

IND
Independent

25388
23.69%

4

None Of The Above

NOTA
None Of The Above
nota

2144
2%

5

Daniel Momin
Male
31 yr
ST

NPEP
National People's Party

1628
1.52%

6

Sanjay Kemprai
Male
35 yr
ST

IND
Independent

1441
1.34%

7

Bikha Tokbi
Male
35 yr
ST

JNCP

959
0.89%

Total

107156
82.6%


TOTAL POPULATION

As of 2011 India census, Bokajan had a population of 19,936. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bokajan has an average literacy rate of 86.77%, higher than the national average of 74.04%; with male literacy of 80% and female literacy of 68%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.



NO OF HOUSEHOLDS

Bokajan Town Committee has total administration over 4,323 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Town Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.


RELIGIOUS GROUP/DEMOGRAPHY IN THE CONSTITUENCY

As per official census 2011, Hindu are majority in Karbi Anglong state. Christian are minority in Karbi Anglong.

Town

Population

Hindu

Muslim

Christian

Sikh

Buddhist

Jain

Others

Not Stated

Bokajan

19,877

89.00%

8.61%

1.77%

0.08%

0.39%

0.06%

0.00%

0.10%


CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 6.57 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 4.85 % of total population in Bokajan.

TOP 3 CITIES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Dimapur is one of the important cities adjacent to Bokajan town.


MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,29,723 registered voters. Although, the voter turnout in Bokajan in the previous Assembly election was 82.60 percent.


SEX RATIO

In Bokajan Town Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 892 against state average of 958.



AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2213 which is 11.13 % of total population of Bokajan. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Bokajan is around 840 compared to Assam state average of 962. Literacy rate of Bokajan city is 86.02 % higher than state average of 72.19 %. In Bokajan, Male literacy is around 90.86 % while female literacy rate is 80.64 %.


POLLING PERCENTAGE FOR LAST 3 YEARS (WHICH CONSTITUENCY HAS BEEN THE STRONGHOLD FOR WHICH PARTY AND FOR HOW LONG? WHAT HAS BEEN THE VOTING PATTERN)?

  1. In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Numal Momin had won the sear receiving 40,170 votes. He had defeated then-incumbent MLA Congress' Klengdoon Engti, who had received 35,426 votes.
  2. In the 2011 Assembly election, the Engti, contesting on a Congress ticket had won the constituency comfortably. He had received 53,332 votes as compared to Independent candidate Jagat Sing Engti, who had received 36,524 votes.
  3. In 2006, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total electors. Total number of valid votes was 88577. Autonomous State Demand Committee candidate Jagat Sing Engti won and became MLA from this seat.


RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION

  1. In 2016, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total 129723 electors. Total number of valid votes was 107156. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Numal Momin won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 40170 votes. Indian National Congress candidate Klengdoon Engti stood second with total 35426 votes. He lost by 4744 votes.
  2. In 2011, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total 131754 electors. Total number of valid votes was 98752. Indian National Congress candidate Klengdoon Engti won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 53332 votes. Independent candidate Jagat Sing Engti stood second with total 36524 votes. He lost by 16808 votes.
  3. In 2006, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total electors. Total number of valid votes was 88577. Autonomous State Demand Committee candidate Jagat Sing Engti won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 20235 votes. Indian National Congress candidate Hiddhinath Rongpi stood second with total 19896 votes. He lost by 339 votes.
  4. In 2001, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total 95127 electors. Total number of valid votes was 68202. Autonomous State Demand Committee (united) candidate Jagat Sing Engti won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 23748 votes. Indian National Congress candidate Hidhinath Rongpi stood second with total 20459 votes. He lost by 3289 votes.
  5. In 1996, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency had total 74464 electors. Total number of valid votes was 59025. Autonomous State Demand Committee candidate Jagat Sing Engti won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 34201 votes. Independent candidate Ashwen Jishing Rengma stood second with total 13623 votes. He lost by 20578 votes.



List of all MLA from Bokajan Assembly Constituency Seat (Assam)

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Numal Momin

BJP

40170

2011

Klengdoon Engti

INC

53332

2006

Jagat Sing Engti

ASDC

20235

2001

Jagat Sing Engti

ASDC(U)

23748

1996

Jagat Sing Engti

ASDC

34201

PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION

The following table shows the number of votes and the percentage of votes shared in the last election in Bokajan:

2016 Legislative Assembly Constituency Election

S N

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1

Numal Momin
Male
43 yr
ST

BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party

40170
37.49%

2

Klengdoon Engti
Male
35 yr
ST

INC
Indian National Congress

35426
33.06%

3

Jagat Sing Engti
Male
46 yr
ST

IND
Independent

25388
23.69%

4

None Of The Above

NOTA
None Of The Above
nota

2144
2%

5

Daniel Momin
Male
31 yr
ST

NPEP
National People's Party

1628
1.52%

6

Sanjay Kemprai
Male
35 yr
ST

IND
Independent

1441
1.34%

7

Bikha Tokbi
Male
35 yr
ST

JNCP

959
0.89%

Total

107156
82.6%


CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION & RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)

In 2016, Bokajan legislative assembly constituency Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Numal Momin won and became MLA from this seat and Indian National Congress candidate Klengdoon Engti stood second.

2016 Legislative Assembly Constituency Election

S N

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1

Numal Momin
Male
43 yr
ST

BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party

40170
37.49%

2

Klengdoon Engti
Male
35 yr
ST

INC
Indian National Congress

35426
33.06%


WORK DONE IN LAST 5 YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE

Dr. Momin recently inaugurated and laid foundation stone of 4 roads under RIDF, SOPD & ASSAM DORSHAN various places under Bokajan LAC today which accounts to a total cost of 10.17cr.


Another project in which he inaugurated 5 roads one boundary wall under Assam Dorshan and SOPD today under Bokajan LAC. Together 5.23 crore project has been dedicated for the people of Bokajan. Also, laid foundation stone of Karbi Hemptoon at Japarajan under chief minister untied fund year 2020_21. Rs 30L sanctioned for the construction.

BIG TICKET SCHEMES/PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE RUN UP TO THE ELECTIONS FOR THE CONSTITUENCIES

Dr. Numal Momin updated about a project of total 151.19 crore project under Bokajan LAC. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee RURBAN total 150 crore phase manner will complete the work, presently 15 crore projects have been used for the plan planning's are made phase wise for the project will be completed.


Recently, Honourable Health and Education Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma launched 127 crore on various project in Bokajan. Honourable CEM KAAC Tuliram Ronghang, MP, EMs, MACs & party leaders were also present at the meeting.


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