Dalgaon is an Assembly Constituency and town under the Darrang district. The nearest city to it is Mangaldoi city. People of different religion live together in the town and Assamese is the largest spoken language of the town.
ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME AND NUMBER
The legislative Assembly contains 126 members of the Legislative Assembly who are directly elected and holds office for five years. Dalgaon is one among the 126 Assembly Constituencies of Assam and bears the constituency number 68. It comes under the Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency.
India has 542 parliamentary constituencies. From this, the general category occupies 441 seats and ST and SC category occupies 84 and 47 seats respectively. Dalgaon Constituency falls under the Mangaldoi Lok Sabha Constituency and there is no seat for the reserved category.
Darrang is a district in the Assam state of India. It is also the administrative headquarter of the district. it is located at 26.63 degrees north and 92.03 degrees east. The distance of the town from Guwahati is approximately 48 km and 94.1 km away from Tejpur. The population of Darrang District is 928500 as per the report released by census 2011. Out of the entire population, 93.9% of the people are living in the villages and another 6.1% of people are residing in the town areas. The people residing in the villages are more than the people residing in the town. The district also has a National Park which is called Orang National Park which was started in 1999. The sex ratio of the district is 954 female per 1000 male. There are people of a different religion living in the district. The religions are Hindu, Muslim, Christian. And many more. Muslim is the religion with the highest population and in the district, most of the people speak the Assamese and Bengali language.
NUMBER OF TOWNS
One major town that falls under the Dalgaon constituency is Kharupatia town with 18501 people.
NUMBER OF INHABITED VILLAGES
There are as many as 197 villages under the Dalgaon constituency. A few of them are: no. 2 Magurmari with 8032 people, Baruajhar 1/2 with 7185 people, Daipangpara with 6035 people, Khatanipara with 5968 people, Hirapara with 5432 people, Ozagaon with 5329 people, Khetaswar with 5313 people and Bahabari with 4866 people.
In the assembly election, the 2016 Dalgaon constituency had a total of 101420 voters and among them, the voter turnout was 180083. In the election, Ilias Ali of who belonged to the Indian National Congress Party emerged as the winner with 76607 votes by defeating Mazibur Rahman of AIUDF who secured 58616 total votes. The Dalgaon Assembly election is expected to go polls on April-May of 2021 as a part of the 2021 assembly election.
As per a report released by the census of 2011 the total population of Dalgaon is 473585 out of which males are 241921 and females are 231664. Among the total population, 18501 people live in the town and the remaining people lives in the rural. Literate persons under the constituency are 188604 from which 105197 are male and 83407 are female literates. And illiterate persons are 284981 out of which 136724 are male and 148257 are female illiterates.
NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
There is a total of 90978 households in the Dalgaon.
There is a tab water facility in Dalgaon and people also use handpump and uncovered wells in the villages.
There is Domestic electrification at Dalgaon constituency.
MUNICIPALITY REACH in Dalgaon
The basic amenities such as water and sewerage in Dalgaon is given by the town committee.
RELIGIOUS GROUP/DEMOGRAPHY UNDER THE CONSTITUENCY
several religious groups are there in Dalgaon who are living together in Dalgaon. The religions are Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain. The religion with the highest population is Muslim which constitutes 418012 people from which 212900 male and females are 205112 people respectively. while Hindu constitute 53065 people among which males are 27683 and females are 27683 respectively, the Christian religion has a total of 1189 people from which 631 and 558 are male and female respectively. The Sikh religion constitutes 64 people of which 38 are male and 26 females. Buddhist constitute 35 of the population from which males are 20 and female are 15 respectively. Jain has 704 total people out of which the male and female are 383 and 321 respectively. There are also 509 people whose religions are not specified.
CAST AND TRIBES IN DALGAON
In the Dalgaon Assembly Constituency, the Schedule Cast is 9271 from which 4827 are male and 4444 are females and Schedule Tribes are 1828 from which 967 are males and 861 is the number of females.
TOP THREE CITIES IN DALGAON
The constituency comprises one major town i.e., Kharupatia (town committee) and as per the report released by the 2011 census the town has a total of 18501 population out of which 9764 is the number of male and 8737 is the number of females
MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION
The total number of electors is 180083 and among this total number of male voters in the constituency is 94151 and the female voters in the constituency are 85932.
The sex ratio in the constituency of Dalgaon is 958 females per 1000 male.
AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION
According to the report that is released by the census 2011 the number of children between the age of 0 to 6 in Dalgaon is 96849 which makes up % of the total population. Out of the total children, 49290 are boys and 47559 are girls.
POLLING PERCENTAGE FOR LAST THREE YEARS
The graph that is given below shows that the winning party of 2014, 2016 and 2019 was the Indian National Congress party.
RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION
In the election of 1996 and 2001, a candidate named Abdul Jabbar who belonged to the Asom Gana Parishad party emerged as the winner with 36287 and 45860 votes respectively defeating Syeda Anowara Taimur from Indian National Congress Party who secured 24869 and 29131 respectively.
Then in 2006, 2011 and 2016 for continuously three times Ilias Ali belonged to the Indian National Congress party had won by a total vote of 41871, 62280 and 76607 respectively.
PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION
In the 2016 Assam Election Ilias Ali of the Indian National Congress party won the seat with 42.48%, Mazibur Rahman of All India United Democratic party, being a runner up he secured 41.2%, Habibar Rahman of the Asom Gana Parishad secured 13.71%, Ahmed Ali of the Lok Jan Shakti party secured 0.39% and the Independent candidates, Sarifuddin Ahmed, Abdur Rahim and Mustafa Farook secured 0.56%, 0.51% and 0. 5% respectively. And the percentage of NOTA is 0.65%.
CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION & RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)
In the Assam Assembly Election of 2016, the candidates who contested in the Dalgaon election are Ilias Ali of INC, Mazibur Rahman of AIUDF, Habibar Rahman of AGP, Ahmed Ali of LJP and independent candidates Sarifuddin Ahmed, Abdur Rahim, and Mustafa. Among the candidates, the winner was Ilias Ali with 76607 votes. He was followed by Mazibur Rahman of AIUDF who was the runner up with 58616 votes.
WORK DONE IN LAST FIVE YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE
Ilias Ali as the MLA of Dalgaon has made many developments in the constituency in the last five years. He has built Batabari Adarsh Vidyalaya under the United Fund. He has constructed many roads, constructed classrooms in Burigaon ME school, constructed boundary wall of Khagjani Sub Centre, and Silbury Primary Health Center. And also developed the playgrounds of Besimari U:Ma:B: playground, Dalgaon Deen Dayal Adarsh College playground and also of Kharupetia the playground.
BIG TICKET SCHEMES/PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE RUN UP TO THE ELECTIONS FOR THE CONSTITUENCIES
In the upcoming Assam Assembly 2021, different parties have laid out their manifestos to the public in order to win the election.
The BJP has made decisions about involving the public's opinions so they announced that a hundred vehicles with audio-visual presentation will tour Assam in order to know about the needs of the public. The people can also make a miss call in order to state their needs. The party, already providing almost 8000 old namgarhs with 250000 rupees each, also promised to increase the benefits of other namgarh's as well. They have also provided land pattas to the landless people.
Congress party's manifestos mention the waiver of microfinance loans of all types for women to ease the problems of women of villages who are involved in taking loans from microfinance organisation. The party also promised free electricity for up to 120 units so that it will be a relief for the poor and middle-class people and they will not have to pay a large amount of bill every month.
The party also ensured that a member of each family will have a job to prevent unemployment and poverty by adopting the policy of 'one family, one job'.
AGP party who has allied with BJP has promised to find solutions regarding the problems of flood and improve the welfare of children, women and economically weaker sections of society
The AIUDF party promised to protect the security of the minorities and deal with the issues of illegal immigrants.