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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 March 2021 10:25 AM GMT

Laharighat is a village/town and a Block located in the Morigaon district of Assam, India. The official languages of Laharighat are Bodo, Assamese, Bengali. Laharighat is a Block and a sub- division in the Morigaon district with a population of 2,53,582 peoples. As per Census 2011, there are about 101 villages in Laharighat Block.


Assembly Constituency Name & No. :

The Legislative Assembly of Assam comprises 126 Members of Legislative Assembly which are directly elected from single-seat constituencies, and its term is five years unless later dissolved. Its

headquarter is located in Dispur. Laharighat is among the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam. Its constituency no. is 80, and it forms a structure of the Nowgong Lok Sabha Constituency.


Parliamentary Constituency :

The 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. Laharighat Assembly Constituency is one of the Parliamentary segment of the Nowgong Parliamentary Constituency under the Nowgong Lok Sabha Constituency. Laharighat is among the nine assembly segments of Nowgong Parliament Seat under Morigaon district. It is only a General category assembly seat. It is none for SC and ST.


District :

Laharighat is a village/town and a Block situated in the Morigaon district. Morigaon district is an authoritative district and also the second smallest region of Assam, India. Its headquarter is located

in Morigaon. The District has five Revenue sub-divisions and five Development Blocks. Towards the North of Morigaon district, the mighty river the Brahmaputra is located, while towards the South there is Karbi Angling, and towards East and West, there are Nagaon district and Kamrup district, respectively.


No. Of Towns :

There are no towns in Laharighat Constituency.


No. Of. Inhabited Villages :

Laharighat is a Block and a sub-division in the Morigaon district, with an inhabitant of 2,53,582 peoples. As per Census of 2011, there are about 101 settlements in Laharighat Block.


Assembly Status :

In the previous Assam election of 2016, the Laharighat constituency had 160723 electors. Amongst them, the total valid votes was 139870. In the previous Assembly Election of Assam, INC candidate Dr Nazrul Islam won the MLA seat, with 57904 votes whereas, AIUDF candidate Siddique Ahmed was the runner-up with 52098 votes. Therefore he lost the MLA seat by 5806 vote.



Total Population :

Laharighat is a Block in the Nagaon district. It forms a structure/part of the Nowgong Parliamentary constituency. By the report of the 2011 Census, Laharighat Block has a population of 2,53,582 peoples. Where 97.2% of people live in rural areas and 2.8% in urban areas.



No. Of Households :

Laharighat has a large area comprising 46,105 houses in the Block.


Water Connection :

Laharighat, a sub-division in Morigaon District has 46,105 total no. of households. In Laharighat Block and Morigaon district, no family has access to the public water supply. About half of the community use their tube wells, ponds, rivers, hand pumps, etc. To get a good water resource, they have to avail themselves from fewer than 10 metres.


Street Light :

The access to the street light and the no. of households using electricity in the rural areas shows welfare development. In accordance to the village survey, it is noted that there have been good improvements in access to electricity to every household over the years.


Municipality Reach :


Besides basic amenities of life, access and availability to basic infrastructure are also the important primary requirements of mankind. The Municipality of the area is responsible to look after this prior requirements. The people mostly depends upon road transport. There are no access to water and air transport in the district, and railway connectivity is also not sufficiently developed. Also, about 85% of the roads are till now un-surfaced.


Religious groups/demography in the constitution :

The major communities living in the constituency are Muslim, which constitutes about 91.26%. The minor communities living in the constituency are Hindu and Christian, where the percentage share is about 8.61% and 0.06% , respectively. There are no of Sikh, Buddhist, Jain or other religion in the constituency.

Hindu

21,833 (8.61%)

Muslim

2,31,409 (91.26%)

Christian

159 (0.06%)

Caste and Tribes in the Constituency :

Laharighat, a sub-district under the Morigaon district has inhabitants of 2,53,582 peoples. Among them, about 4.5% of the people living in Laharighat are Scheduled Tribes while Scheduled Caste constitutes about only 0.5% and the rest are from the General Category.

Total

Male

Female

Schedule Caste

1,226

665

561

Schedule Tribe

11,295

5,696

5,599


Top 3 city in the Constituency :

There are no cities in the Laharighat Constituency.


Male/Female Electoral Distribution :

The Election Commission of India declared that Laharighat Block has about 132443 registered votes. It comprises 69072 males and 63371 females.


Sex Ratio :

By the Census Report of 2011, the sex ratio of Laharighat is 955 females per 1000 male.

Age group distribution :

Laharighat Constituency has witnessed about 21% population under six years of age.

Total

Male

Female

Children (Age 0-6)

52,16

26,56

25,60

8

2

6


Polling Percentage of Last Three Years :

The Assembly of Laharighat Constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 71.46% of INC in the 2019 Parliamentary Elections. Secondly, in the 2016 Assembly election, it witnessed about 41.4% of INC and thirdly, it saw a polling percentage of 43.84% of INC in the 2014 Parliamentary Election. Here's the chart below :



Result of the last five elections :

• The Assembly of Laharighat Constituency, the one candidate from INC, Dr. Nazrul Islam has been the winner for the consecutively past five years from 1996 to 2016 with 33434, 45523, 45476, 53550 and 57904 votes, respectively.

We can refer to the given below table for detailed information:

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Dr Nazrul Islam

INC

57904

2011

Dr Nazrul Islam

INC

53550

2006

Dr Nazrul Islam

INC

45476

2001

Nazrul Islam

INC

45523

1996

Nazrul Islam

INC

33434


The percentage vote share of the political party in the last election :

• In the Assam Election of 2016, Dr Nazrul Islam of INC emerged as a winner of the MLA of Laharighat Assembly by securing 41.4% of votes.

• Siddique Ahmed of AIUDF was the runner with 37.25% of votes.

• A candidate from AGP named Jadumoni Patar, who secured 18.37% in the third position.

• In the fourth and fifth position, an independent candidate (IND) named Rabindra Nath Biswas and Ranjit Kumar Deka secured 1.25% and 1.07%.

Here's the table below for detailed information

Party

Candidate

Percentage %

INC

Dr Nazrul Islam

41.4%

AIUDF

Siddique Ahmed

37.25%

AGP

Jadumoni Patar

18.37%

IND

Rabindra Nath Biswas

1.25%

IND

Ranjit Kumar Deka

1.07%


Candidate in the last election and result (winner and loser) :

The candidate who contested in the 2016 Assembly Election is Dr Nazrul Islam of INC, Siddique Ahmed of AIUDF, Jadumoni Patar from AGP, Rabindra Nath Biswas of IND, Ranjit Kumar Deka of IND and None of The Above (NOTA).

The winner of the 2016 Assembly Election was Dr Nazrul Islam of BJP with 57904 total votes, whereas the last position was given to None of The Above (NOTA) with total votes of 930. Here's the below table :

Party

Candidate

Vote

INC

Dr Nazrul Islam

57904

AIUDF

Siddique Ahmed

52098

AGP

Jadumoni Patar

25692

IND

Rabindra Nath Biswas

1752

IND

Ranjit Kumar Deka

1494

NOTA

None of The Above

930






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