Majbat is an Assembly constituency which is located in the Udalguri district of Assam state. According to the census 2011, it has a total of 132773 population.
ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME AND NUMBER
Majbat assembly constituency is one of the 126 Assembly constituencies in Assam. It bears the number 70 out of 126 constituencies. It comes under the Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency.
India has a total of 542 Parliamentary constituencies and from these seats, the general category occupies 441 seats and ST and SC occupy 84 and 47 seats respectively. Majbat Assembly constituency comes under Mangoldoi Lok Sabha Constituency and here is no seat for the reserved category.
Majbat Assembly Constituency falls under Udalguri District. Udalguri is a district in Assam, India. The area of the district is 1852 km square. Census report of 2011 shows that many languages, such as Boro, Assamese, Bengali, Sadri, Santali, Nepali and many more languages are spoken in the district. The language Boro is the official language in the district and most people speaks in this language. The district is also home to the Barnodi Wildlife Sanctuary.
NUMBER OF INHABITED VILLAGES
There are about 138 villages under the Majbat constituency. Some of its major villages are: Alisinga, Aonajuli, Bagulamari, Bahipukhurigaon, Bajrajhar, Baligaon, Bamunisgaon, Batabari, Bengenabarigaon, Bhalikmarigaon, Bheluguri no.1, Bhergaon, Bhogdal, Boigapara, Bongaligaon, Chamuagaon, Chaparabari and Daphalakata.
In the assembly election of 2016, the Majbat constituency had a number of 132619 voters among which the voter turnout was 112026. In the election, Charan Boro, a candidate of the Bodoland Peoples front party won the MLA seat by securing 48351 votes and defeated a candidate of the AIUDF party, named Teharu Gour who secured 22133 votes.
The total population of Majbat, as per the report released by the 2011 census is 132773. Out of this total population, the males are 67534 people and the females are 65239. There is a total of 26899 households in the Majbat. From the total population, 2.3% are Schedule Cast and Schedule Tribes are 20%. The main workers under the constituency are 39780 from which 30222 are male and 9558 are female. 16242 peoples are the cultivators among which 14429 are males and 1813 are females and 5895 people are the agriculture labourer, out of which 4236 are male and 1659 are females.
NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
About 26899 households are there in the constituency.WATER CONNECTION
People living in rural areas use handpump and uncovered wells.
There is domestic electrification at Majbat Assembly constituency
RELIGIOUS GROUPS/DEMOGRAPHY IN THE CONSTITUENCY
There are different religious groups in Majbat who are living together. The religions are such as Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain. The highest population is that of the Hindu religion with 101953 people from which males are 51929 people and females are 50024. The Muslim religion is of 17789 people among which 9087 are males and 8702 are females and the religion with the second-highest population. Next is the Christian religion which has a total of 12617 people, from which 6331 are males and 6286 are females. Then Buddhist religion has a total of 227 people of which 100 are males and 127 are females. Sikh has a total of 44 people, among which 22 are male and 22 females. The religion with the lowest population is Jain with only 9 people of which 3 are males and 6 are females. 18 peoples are those people who belong to other religion and 116 is that of people, whose religions are not specified.
CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY
In the Majbat Assembly Constituency, the Schedule Cast are of 3049 people from which 1542 are males and 1507 are females. The Scheduled Tribes are of 26531 people from which 13496 are males and 13035 are females. And the Schedule Cast people are less in comparison to Schedule Tribes.
MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION
Total electors are 112026 and among them, the male voters are 58151 and female voters are 53875.
The sex ratio under the constituency of Majbat is 966 females per 1000 male.
AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION
According to the report released by census 2011, the children between age 0-6 in Majbat is 20070, which makes up 15% of the total population. From the total number of children boys are 10187 and the girl child are 9883.
POLLING PERCENTAGE FOR LAST THREE YEARS
The given below graph shows that the winner for the year 2014 election was the Indian National Congress Party. In 2016 the winner was the Bodoland Peoples front party and the winner of the 2019 election was the Bharatiya Janata Party.
RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION
In the 1996 Assam Assembly election, Silvius Condpan of the Indian National Congress Party won the election with 24192 votes by defeating Karendra Basumatary, the independent candidate who got 23647 votes.
In 2001 and 2006, the Independent candidate Karendra Brahma was the winner for the two years with 42234 and 22040 votes respectively.
In 2011 Rakheswar Brahma of Bodoland Peoples Front Party emerged as the winner with 25268 votes and he defeated Jitu Kissan of the Indian National Congress party who secured 23642 votes.
In 2016, Charan Boro of the Bodoland Peoples Front party emerged as the winner by securing 48351 votes and the runner up was Teharu Gour of All India United Democratic party with 22133 votes.
PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION
In the 2016 Assembly election of Assam, Charan Boro of the Bodoland Peoples Front party won the election by securing 43.16%, Teharu Gour of the AIUDF party become the runner up with 19.76%, Raphael Kujur of the INC party secured 18.37%, Baldev Chouhan of the Lok Jan Shakti party secured 1.14% and the independent candidates, Rabindra Basumatary, Sapna Daimary, Girish Chandra Choudhury, Sunil Sarkar, Lal Soren, Manoj Kumar and Abul Quasim secured 7.82%, 2.54%, 1.89%, 1.7%, 0.9%, 0.63% and 0.34% respectively. 1.76% was of the people who decided not to choose among the candidates and goes for the other option that is "NOTA".
CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION AND RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)
In the Assam Assembly Election of 2016, the candidates who contested in the Majbat election are Charan Boro of the Bodoland Peoples Front party, Teharu Gour of All India United Democratic Front party, Raphael Kujur of the Indian National Congress, Baldev Chouhan of Lok Jan Shakti party and the independent candidates: Rabindra Basumatary, Sapna Daimary, Girish Chandra Choudhury, Sunil Sarkar, Lal Soren, Manaj Kumar Tamuli and Abul Quasim. Among all the candidates, Charan Boro of the BPF party emerged as the winner of the 2016 election by securing 48351 votes and Teharu Gour, candidate of the AIUDF party lost the election with 22133 votes.
WORK DONE IN LAST FIVE YEARS BY THE CANDIDATES
The MLA of Majbat, Charan Boro has done many works in the past three years. A few works done by him are: he has constructed many boundary walls which includes, boundary walls of Chaprabari community, walls of community hall near Betibari Catholic church, walls of a cultural hall at Hatigarh, constructed cultural stage at Bhalukmari, cultural platform in Naohera Village, cultural stage at Kathpuri Gaon, Gelabil and also an open cultural stage at Rowta Pathar. Other than this he had also constructed restrooms in Shillongkhuti Kali Mandir, laid the foundation stone for constructing Phaleng Chuburi Anganwadi centre and for the development of Sikaidanga to Bhairabkunda East road and also for developing the Orang Higher Secondary School in Udalguri District.
BIG TICKET SCHEMES/PROJECTS ANNOUNCED IN THE LAST 5 YEARS 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 so that they can win the election.
The BJP had made decisions about involving public opinions so they announced that a hundred vehicles with audio-visual presentation will tour Assam so that they get to know what the public actually wants. And there is a miss call system, where people can 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 landless people.
Congress party's manifesto mentions the waiver of microfinance loans of all types for women to ease the women's problem of villages who takes loans from microfinance organisation. The party also promised free electricity up to 120 units so that it becomes a relief to the poor and the middle-class people and they will be free from paying a large amount of electricity 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, which has allied with the BJP had 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 makes sure of the safety of the minorities and handles the issues of illegal immigrants.