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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 March 2021 8:05 AM GMT

Haflong is a beautiful place in Assam which is situated around 310 km from Guwahati. It is famous for its beautiful Haflong hills, landscapes, valleys, and mountains. It is situated at an altitude of 680 m above sea level and is ideal for a peaceful holiday and is also known as white ant hillock. Haflong is a town and headquarters of Dima Hasao district (formerly North Cachar Hills district) in the state of Assam in India. Haflong has a subtropical highland climate which makes it more suitable to dwell upon.


ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME & NO

Haflong (ST) Assembly constituency - Haflong (ST) Vidhan Sabha (16) is located in Dima Hasao district of Assam and comes under the Autonomous District (ST) Lok Sabha constituency. Haflong (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam a north east state of India. Haflong is also part of Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. It is a reserved seat for the Scheduled tribes (ST).


PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

Haflong Assembly constituency is part of Autonomous District parliamentary constituency and located in N. C. Hills district of state of Assam

In Vidhansabha elections 2016, Bir Bhadra Hagjer of BJP party won with 52037 votes. The runner up was Nirmal Langthasa of INC party. The margin of victory was: 8306 votes.

In Vidhansabha elections 2011, Gobinda Ch. Langthasa of INC party won with 38076 votes. The runner up was Kulendra Daulagupu of BJP party. The margin of victory was: 25488 votes.



DISTRICT

Haflong comes under the district of Dima Hasao earlier called North Cachar Hills district, is an administrative district in the state of Assam in North-eastern India. As of 2011, it is the least populous district of Assam. Dima Hasao district is one of the two Autonomous hill districts of the state of Assam. The district headquarter Haflong is the only hill station in Assam, a tourist paradise, also named the Switzerland of the north-east.



NO OF TOWNS

There are about 153 villages in Haflong block. It is a hilly area and a tourist destination.



ASSEMBLY STATUS

Bharatiya Janata Party, CPI(ML)(L), BJP, INC, ASDC are the major political parties in this area. Haflong Tehsil comes under Haflong assembly constituency, current sitting MLA is Bir Bhadra Hagjer contested and won from BJP party. Haflong Tehsil comes under Autonomous District parliament constituency, current sitting MP is HOREN SING BEY.


2016 Assam Legislative Assembly election: Haflong

Party

Candidate

Votes

%

±%

BJP

Bir Bhadra Hagjer

52,037

50.77

INC

Nirmal Langthasa

43,731

42.66

Independent

Mayasing Daulagupu

2,893

2.82

AIUDF

Neikhol Haolai Changsan

2,723

2.65

NOTA

None of the above

1,111

1.08

Majority

8,306

8.11

Turnout

1,02,495

81.26

BJP gain from INC

Swing

TOTAL POPULATION

The population of Haflong sub district is 76721 people, among them about 39764 are male and 36957 are female.

NO OF HOUSEHOLDS

Total number of households in Haflong Teshil is 15139.

RELIGIOUS GROUP/DEMOGRAPHY IN THE CONSTITUENCY

The table below shows the data of people mostly in Haflong according to religion:


Religion-wise Population - Haflong Circle

Religion

Total

Male

Female

Hindu

45,105

(58.79%)

23,709

21,396

Muslim

2,447

(3.19%)

1,328

1,119

Christian

28,594

(37.27%)

14,415

14,179

Sikh

88

(0.11%)

49

39

Buddhist

132

(0.17%)

78

54

Jain

11

(0.01%)

5

6

Other Religion

267

(0.35%)

140

127

No Religion Specified

77

(0.1%)

40

37


CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 64.2% of total population in Haflong Circle of. The Scheduled castes (SC) and Scheduled tribes (ST) ratio is 2.03 and 70.92, respectively out of total population.


Total

Male

Female

Schedule Caste

1,536

802

734

Schedule Tribe

49,245

24,726

24,519

These tables shows the margin of both the sexes:-

Scheduled Cast Persons

1536

Scheduled Cast Males

802

Scheduled Cast Females

734

Scheduled Tribe Persons

24519

Scheduled Tribe Males

24726

Scheduled Tribe Females

24519


TOP 3 CITIES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Haflong City, Silchar City, Lumding City, Hailakandi City are the nearby Cities to Haflong.


MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

As per the voter list of 2019, there are 135153 electorates and 242 polling stations in this constituency. Voter turnout was 77.58% in 2019 Lok Sabha elections where as it was 81.09% in the 2016 assembly election.



SEX RATIO

In Haflong Town Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 916 against state average of 958. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Haflong is around 959 compared to Assam state average of 962. Under the age of six years child population of Tijara tahsil is 10063, among them 5133 are boys and 4930 are girls. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Haflong Circle is 916 while that of Rural areas is 948.


AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Haflong Circle is 10063 which is 13% of the total population. There are 5133 male children and 4930 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Haflong Circle is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Haflong Circle.

Total Male Population

39764

Total Female Population

36957

0-6 Age group Total Population

10063

0-6 Age group Male Population

5133

0-6 Age group Male Population

4930

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)?

The AGP, the AIUDF, the BJP and the INC got -%, 2.66%, 50.77% and 42.67% votes respectively in 2016 while -%, -%, 68.56% and 26.82% in 2019 respectively. Horen Sing Bey (BJP) is the present Lok Sabha MP of Autonomous District (ST) and Bir Bhadra Hagjer (BJP) is the present MLA of Haflong (ST) Legislative Assembly.



RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION

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

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Bir Bhadra Hagjer

BJP

52037

2011

Gobinda Ch Langthasa

INC

38076

2006

Gobinda Ch Langthasa

INC

40154

2001

Gobinda Ch Langthasa

INC

33781

1996

Samarjit Haflongbar

ASDC

35074


PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION

2016 Legislative Assembly Constituency Election

S N

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1

Bir Bhadra Hagjer
Male
65 yr
ST

BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party

52037
50.77%

2

Nirmal Langthasa
Male
42 yr
ST

INC
Indian National Congress

43731
42.67%

3

Mayasing Daulagupu
Male
62 yr
ST

IND
Independent

2893
2.82%

4

Neikhol Haolai Changsan
Female
42 yr
ST

AIUDF
All India United Democratic Front

2723
2.66%

5

None Of The Above

NOTA
None Of The Above
nota

1111
1.08%


Total


102495
81.08%

CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION & RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)

The 2016 election was won by Bir Bhadra Hagjer with a vote of 52,037 holding a percentage of 50.77% and the runner up was Nirmal Langthasa of INC with a vote of 43,731.



2016 Assam Legislative Assembly election: Haflong

Party

Candidate

Votes

%

±%

BJP

Bir Bhadra Hagjer

52,037

50.77

INC

Nirmal Langthasa

43,731

42.66


WORK DONE IN LAST 5 YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE

Mentioning some of his works highlighting in the past few years:-

  1. He is a Member of Dimasa Sahitya Sabha,
  2. Also, a Member of Assam Angling Association,
  3. He runs a Family Trust known as Joy Bhadra and Nirupama Hagjer Memorial Trust. (The fund for the Trust was initially started with the amount comprising of bank savings of late Nirupama Hagjer and contributions of the members. The aims and objective of the Trust is to award financial assistance to student who obtain highest aggregate in Matriculation and Higher).
  4. Vertical extension of Town Raji Community Hall, Haflong Construction of she'd, Cremation platform at Lower Haflong under MLALAD 2018-19 Amount 7,50,000.00
  5. Beautification of Veer Dimalik Statue at Maibang under Untied Fund 2018-19 Amount 1cr
  6. Construction of Helipad Phase 2 under Untied Fund 2017-18, Amount 50,00,000.00

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

Some of the undergoing or upcoming projects for the constituency of Haflong are as follows:

  1. Reconstruction of Lower Haflong Road under SOPD-FDR for the year 2019-20.
  2. Re-construction of Haflong Tiniali Dihangee Jatinga Road under SOPD-G for the year 2019-20, Haflong LAC.
  3. Re-construction Work at different stretches of Songpijang Village Approach Road at Ch. 0.00 km to ch. 1.00 km under SOPD-FDR for the year 2019- 20
  4. Re-construction of Community Garden approach road at Thaijupang under SOPD-G for the year 2019-20, Haflong LAC.


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