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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2021-06-02T23:53:41+05:30

Morigaon, a town in the Morigaon district of Assam, India, is also the headquarter of the Morigaon District. The official languages of Morigaon are Bodo, Assamese, Bengali and Hindi and there also exists minority languages like Nepali, Sadri etc.


Assembly Constituency Name & No. :

The Assembly of Assam comprises 126 Members of Legislative Assembly which are directly elected from single-seat constituencies and its term is 5 years unless later dissolved. Its headquarter is stationed in Dispur. Morigaon is among 126 assembly constituencies and also one of the largest constituency of the Assembly of Assam. Its constituency no. is 80 and it forms a par/ structure of the Nowgong Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Constituency.


Parliamentary Constituency :

The Parliamentary Constituencies of 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. Morigaon Assembly Constituency is a part/structure of the Nowgong Parliamentary/Lok Sabha Constituency. Morigaon is the 9 assembly segments of the Nowgong Parliament Seat stationed in Marigaon district. It is only a General category assembly seat. It is none for SC and ST.


District :


Morigaon town is under the Morigaon district, Assam. Morigaon district is an authoritative district/region and also considered as the second smallest region of Assam, India. Its headquarter/ head office is in Morigaon. The District/region has five Revenue sub-divisions and five Development Blocks. Towards the North of Morigaon district, the tremendous river Brahmaputra is located, while towards the South there is Karbi Angling, and towards East and West, there is Nagaon and Kamrup district, respectively.


No. Of Towns :

There are no towns in Morigaon Constituency.


No. Of. Inhabited Villages :

Morigaon is a large area with 1,704km2 with inhabitants of around 957,423 peoples. In accordance with the Census record of 2011, there are about 592 inhabited villages in Morigaon.


Assembly Status :

The Assembly of the Morigaon constituency had 166503 electors. Amongst them, the overall valid votes were 141292. In prior to the Assembly Election of Assam 2016, BJP candidate Rama KantaDewri won the MLA seat, with 80669 votes and became MLA, whereas INC candidate Jonjonali Baruah was the runner-up with 51046 votes. Therefore she lost the MLA seat by 29623 votes.


Total Population :

Morigaon is a sub-division stationed in the Morigaon district, Assam, India. It forms a part/ structure of the Nowgong Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. In accordance with the recent Census Record of 2011, Gohpur has inhabitants of around 957,423 peoples. Where 92.34% of mankind lives in the pastoral and agrarian and 7.66% are citified.





No. Of. Households :

Morigaon is a sub-division in Morigaon District. It has 133458 total no. of houses in the region and out of these about 592 inhabited villages are there in the Block.

Water Connection :

Morigaon is a sub-division in Morigaon District. It has 133458 total no. of houses. In Morigaon no family has access to the public water supply. About half of the community use their tube wells, ponds, rivers, hand pumps, etc. For the accessible/availability of good water resource, the individuals of Morigaon region have to avail themselves from a distance/length of 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 with the village survey, it is noted that throughout the years there are improvements in the access to electricity to every household in the Morigaon region.

Municipality Reach :

Besides basic amenities of life, access and availability to basic infrastructure are the most significant and primary requirements of mankind. The Municipality of the area/region is responsible to look after these prior requirements. The people mostly depend upon road transport. For now, water and air transport are not accessible in the district/region, and railway connectivity is accessible but though not sufficiently developed. Also, about 85% of the roads/ highway are till now un-surfaced.


Religious groups/demography in the constitution :

In accordance to the 2011 Census Record, the majority of the communities residing in the Block are Hindus, Muslim and Christian where the percentage share is about 47.20%, 52.56% and 0.09% respectively. The different of minority groups living/residing in the constituency are Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and other religion.


Caste and Tribes in the Constituency :

Morigaon is a sub-division under the Morigaon district, which has inhabitants of around 957,423 peoples, among them about 14.3% of the residents are Scheduled Tribes while Scheduled Caste constitutes about 12.3% and the rest of the residents are from the General Category.

Top 3 city in the Constituency :

There are no cities in the Morigaon Constituency.


Male/Female Electoral Distribution :

Morigaon Constituency has around 148143 registered votes. It comprises 74692 males and 73451 females.


Sex Ratio :

In accordance to Census Record 2011, the sex ratio of Moriagon is 946 females per 1000 males


Age Group Distribution :

In the Morigaon Assembly Constitution, about 12% population is under 6 years of age.

Polling Percentage of Last Three Years :

The Assembly of Morigaon Constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 58.94% of BJP during the Parliamentary/Lok Sabha Elections of 2019. Secondly, during the 2016 Assembly election, it witnessed about 57.09% of BJP. Then thirdly, it saw a polling percentage of 44.7% of BJP during the Parliamentary/Lok Sabha Election of 2014. Here's the chart below :



Result of last five elections :

• During the Assembly election of Assam 1996, the candidate Munin Mahanta of CPI had won the MLA seat with 25848 votes.

• For consecutively three years 2001, 2006 and 2011, the candidate Jonjonali Baruah of the INC won the MLA seat in Assembly Election with 37512, 48201 and 55811 votes respectively.

• In prior to Assembly Election of 2016, Rama Kanta Dewri of BJP won the MLA election against Jonjonali Baruah of INC with 80669 votes. Now Rama Kanta Dewri of BJP is the current MLA of Morigaon Assembly Constituency. Here's the table given below :


Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Rama Kanta Dewri

BJP

80669

2011

Jonjonali Baruah

INC

55811

2006

Jonjonali Baruah

INC

48201

2001

Jonjonali Baruah

INC

37521

1996

Munin Mahanta

CPI

25848

The percentage of vote shared of the political parties in the previous election :

• During the Assembly Election of Morigaon Constituency of 2016, Rama Kanta Dewri of BJP emerged as a winner of the MLA seat by securing 57.09% of votes.

• Jonjonali Baruah of INC was the runner up with 36.13% of votes.

• The third position was secured by Munin Mahanta of CPI with 2.5% of votes.

• In the fourth position, a candidate from IND named Lachit Ch Medhi secured 1.73% of votes.

• In the fifth and the last position, an independent candidate (IND) named Ramen Nath secured only 0.99% of votes. Here's the given below table for detailed information :

Position

Candidate Name

Party

Percentage Share

1

Rama Kanta Dewri

BJP

57.09%

2

Jonjonali Baruah

INC

36.13%

3

Munin Mahanta

CPI

2.5%

4

Lachit Ch Medhi

IND

1.73%

5

Ramen Nath

IND

0.99%


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

The candidate who contested during the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 is Rama Kanta Dewri of BJP, Jonjonali Baruah of INC, Munin Mahanta of CPI, Lachit Ch Medhi of IND, Ramen Nath of IND, Khairun Nessa of IND, None of The Above, and Dr Dhiren Chandra Nath of IND.

The winner of the 2016 Assembly Election was Rama Kanta Dewri of BJP with an 80669 total vote whereas, in the least position, an independent candidate named Dr Dhiren Chandra Nath has secured only 417 votes.

Here's the below table :


Party

Candidate

Vote

BJP

Rama Kanta Dewri

80669

INC

Jonjonali Baruah

51046

CPI

Munin Mahanta

3526

IND

Lachit Ch Medhi

2441

IND

Ramen Nath

1403

IND

Khairun Nessa

920

NOTA

None of The Above

870

IND

Dr Dhiren Chandra Nath

417


Big-ticket scheme/projects announced in the run-up to the elections for the constituencies :

For the forthcoming Legislative Election of Assam 2021, all the political parties and the regional parties have given their manifestos and the present state government have already provided 2.5 lakhs with each to around 8000 Namgarhs which are near about 50-year-old and further they

have also promised to extend benefits to other Namgarhs. Recently, they have also provided land pattas to indigenous landless people and further they have safeguarded the rice, land and hearth of the indigenous/native people. Assam Chief Sarbananda Sonowal believes that people are with the present led government and ensures equitable development/growth of the valleys of Brahmaputra and Barak.













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