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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 March 2021 8:09 AM GMT

Lumding, a municipal town and Assembly Constituency falls under the Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency. According to the 2011 census, Lumding has a total of 31347 population. The official language of the place is Bengali and festivals like Durga Puja, Janmashtmi, Van Mahotsav, Sitala puja and many more festivals are celebrated there.

Lumding town has numerous educational institutions. There are schools and colleges, and a few of them are: BMB high school, National Higher Secondary School, East Lumding school, Lumding College and Gyandeep Jr. college and there are also coaching centres for competitive exams of UPSC, medical, banks etc. Haflong, which is Assam's only hill station is near to Lumding.

ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME AND NUMBER

Lumding Assembly constituency is one out of 126 Assembly Constituencies and bears number 92. It falls under Nowgong Lok Sabha Constituency.



PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

The parliamentary constituency in India is 542 and from this, 441 seats are for the general category and the seats for Schedule Cast and Schedule Tribes is 84 and 47 respectively. Lumding Assembly Constituency falls under the Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency and there is no reservation for SC and ST.



DISTRICT

Hojai is the newly formed districts, which was formed in 15 August 2016 from three tehsils of the Nagaon district. The district headquarter is situated at Sankardev Nagar with a distance of about 8 km from Hojai town. The district covers a 1686 km square area. A large number of people in Hojai are dependent upon agriculture. The district also has small-scale industries, such as Agar Wood Distillation units, Saw Mills and Bamboo and Cane furniture's Manufacturing units. The official language of the district is Assamese. There are three Assembly constituencies under the district i.e., Jamunamukh Assembly constituency, Hojai Assembly constituency and Lumding Assembly Constituency.


NUMBER OF TOWNS IN LUMDING

The only town, under Lumding Assembly, is Lumding town. The town is divided into 13 wards.


LUMDING ASSEMBLY STATUS

In the Assembly election 2016, the Lumding Constituency had a total of 182205 voters and out of them, the total number of valid voters was 156401. In the election, a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party named Sibu Misra won the election with 72072 votes and the runner up was Netra Ranjan Mahanta of the Indian National Congress Party who secured 41672 votes.

LUMDING TOTAL POPULATION

According to the latest census report released in 2011, the total population in Lumding is 31347 from which the males are 15909 and the females are 15438. Out of total people, 5.4% of people are of Schedule Cast and 0.5% is that of Schedule Tribe. Religion-wise, the Hindu religion has 97.23% of people and the Muslim religion has 1.45% of people.


NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS

There are about 6779 households in Lumding Assembly Constituency

FACILITIES TO HOUSEHOLDS IN LUMDING:

WATER CONNECTION

Lumding Assembly Constituency has the facility of tap water from a treated source. The people of Lumding also use tube well and borehole.

STREET LIGHT

There are industrial and commercial electrification and road lighting at few points in Lumding.


MUNICIPALITY REACH IN THE AREA

While Lumding town itself functions as a municipality, the basic civic infrastructure is Maintained by Lumding Municipal corporation.

RELIGIOUS GROUP/DEMOGRAPHY IN LUMDING

There are people of several religious groups who are living together in Lumding. The religious groups in Lumding are Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain. Hindu is the religion with the highest population and Jain has the Lowest population.

RELIGION

TOTAL NUMBER

MALE

FEMALE

Hindu

30479

15462

15017

Muslim

455

245

210

Christian

127

65

62

Sikh

81

42

39

Buddhist

123

56

67

Jain

62

31

31

Religion not specified

20

8

12


CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

In Lumding Constituency, the people that belonged to Schedule Cast is 1706 from which 899 are male and 807 are females and people of Schedule Tribe is 147 from which 80 are male and 67 are females.


TOP THREE CITIES IN LUMDING

The only major city in Lumding Assembly Constitution in Lumding. The city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are conducted every five years.

MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION IN LUMDING

The overall count of electorates of Lumding Assembly Constituency is 156408 of which 81241 is the count of male electorates and 75167 is the count of female electorates.


SEX RATIO IN LUMDING

Lumding has a sex ratio of 970 females per thousand males.


AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION

In Lumding, Children younger than the age of six are 2547 from which 1281 are boys and 1266 are girls. It makes up 8% of the overall population.


POLLING PERCENTAGE FOR LAST THREE YEARS

Lumding Assembly Constitution witnessed a polling percentage of 58.06% during the Lok Sabha election of 2019. In 2016 legislative Assembly election it showed a polling percentage of 46.05% and in Lok Sabha election 2014, it witnessed a polling percent of 31.33%.

RESULT OF LAST LIVE ELECTION:

The result of the last five elections in Lumding constituency are:

  • In the year 1996, Hazi Abdur Rouf of the AGP party won the election with 38502 votes by defeating Debesh Chandra Chakraborty of the Indian National Congress party who got 26250 votes.

  • In 2001 and 2006 election, Sushil Dutta of the BJP won the MLA seat by securing 28631 and 36693 votes respectively.

  • In 2011 Swapan Kar, candidate of AIUDF won the election by securing 39443 votes and defeated Sushil Dutta of the BJP who got 37612 votes.

  • And in 2016 Sibu Misra of the BJP won the seat with 72072 total votes and defeated Netra Ranjan Mahanta of the INC party.

Assam assembly election year wise

Name of the party

Name of the candidate

Number of votes

1996

Asom Gana Parishad

Hazi Abdour Rouf

38502

Indian National Congress

Debesh Chandra Chakraborty

26250

200

Bharatiya Janata Party

Sushil Dutta

28631

Indian National Congress

Maya Chakraborty

27273

2006

Bharatiya Janata Party

Sushil Dutta

36693

Indian National congress

Maya Chakraborty

28894

2011

All India United Democratic Front

Swapan Kar

39443

Bharatiya Janata Party

Sushil Dutta

37612

2016

Bharatiya Janata Party

Sibu Misra

72072

Indian National Congress

Netra Ranjan Mahanta

41672


PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN PREVIOUS ELECTION

In the Assembly Election of 2016, Sibu Misra of the BJP won the election with 46.05% of the overall votes. Netra Ranjan Mahanta of the INC party was the runner up, with 26.62% out of total votes. Swapan Kar of All India United Democratic Front secured 24.96%, Kamrul Islam Barbhuyan of JNCP secured 0.48%. The IND candidates, Ujjal Deb and Kamal Patar secured 0.71% and 0.39% respectively. 0.79% of the vote went to the option 'none of the above'.

Name of candidate

Name of the party

Percentage

Sibu Misra

Bharatiya Janata Party

46.05%

Netra Ranjan

Indian National Congress

26.62%

Swapan Kar

All India United Democratic Front

24.96%

Ujjal Deb

Independent

0.71%

Kamrul Islam

JNCP

0.48%

Kamal Patar

Independent

0.39%

None of the above

0.79%

CANDIDATES PARTICIPATED IN LAST ELECTION AND RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER):

The candidates that contested in the 2016 Assembly Elections are:

  • Sibu Misra of the Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Netra Ranjan Mahanta of the Indian National Congress.
  • Swapan Kar of All India United Democratic Front
  • Independent candidate, Ujjal Deb
  • Kamrul Islam Barbhuyan of JNCP
  • Independent candidate Kamal Patar.

Among all the candidates that contested, the candidate who emerged as the winner of 2016 Lumding election was Sibu Misra who belonged to the Bharatiya Janata Party with 46.05% votes and defeated Netra Ranjan of the Indian National Congress party, who secured 26.62%.


WORK DONE IN LAST FIVE YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE

In the last five years, the MLA of Lumding, Sibu Misra has inaugurated many roads in Lumding under the scheme called 'Assam Darshan Scheme'.


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

In 2021 upcoming Assam assembly election, different parties have laid out their manifestos to the people so that they can win the election.

The BJP has made decisions about involving public opinions so they announced that hundreds of vehicles with audio-visual presentation will tour Assam in order to know about the needs of the public. And 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 namgarhs as well. They have also provided land pattas to landless people.

Congress party's manifesto mentions 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 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'.

The 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.

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