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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 March 2021 9:07 AM GMT

Nagaon also spelled as 'Nowgong' is an interurban/city and also a municipality in the Nagaon district/ region, Assam. The official languages of Nagaon are Bodo, Assamese, Bengali. To the North region of Nagaon, the mighty/tremendous Brahmaputra and Sonitpur district are located while towards South there is Karbi Anglong region and the beautiful hills of North Cachar and towards the East there are Golaghat and East Karbi Anglong. Nagaon is also a historical and memorial place for the people of Assam because it rich in spirituality, wildlife, nature and culture. It is also a born place of Srimanta Sankardeva and many more.


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. Nagaon is the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam. Its constituency no. is 86 and it forms a part/structure of Nowgong Lok Sabha/Parliamentary 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. Nagaon Assembly Constituency is a part/structure of the Nowgong Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Constitution. Nagaon is the 9 assembly segments of Nowgong Parliament Seat. It is reserved for General category.


District :

Nagaon is an interurban area in Nagaon region, Assam, India. Nagaon district is an authoritative district. Its headquarter is at Nagaon. To the North region of Nagaon, the mighty/tremendous Brahmaputra and Sonitpur district are located while towards South there is Karbi Anglong region and the beautiful hills of North Cachar and towards the East there are Golaghat and East Karbi Anglong.


No. Of Towns :

There are no towns under the Nagaon Constituency.


No. Of. Inhabited Villages :

Nagaon a municipality and citified region in Assam in the Nagaon district/region has hold over 1375 number of villages.

Assembly Status :

The Assembly Election of Nagaon constituency had 166796 electors. Amongst them, the overall valid votes was 140655 . In the 2016 Assembly Election, BJP candidate Rupak Sarmah won the MLA seat, with 66706 votes and became MLA, whereas INC candidate Dr Durlav Chamua was the runner-up with 53442 votes. Therefore he lost the MLA seat by 13264 votes.



Total Population :

Nagaon, an interurban city in the Nagaon, region forms a part/structure of the Nowgong Lok Sabha/ Parliamentary constituency. In accordance to Census Record of 2011, Nagaon region has an inhabitants of around 2,823,768 peoples.


No. Of Households :

Nagaon region comprises of 559,340 houses/families in district/region.


Water Connection :

Nagaon, an interurban city under Nagaon region has 559,340 houses. In Nagaon, about 80.44% of the houses have access to safe drinking water regardless of the distance/length to the sources. While the major sources of water used by a maximum number of houses are tube wells, hand pumps, etc.

Street Light :

The access to the street light and the no. of households using electricity in the rural/urban areas shows the welfare development of the region. In accordance to the village overview, it is noted that throughout the years there are improvements in the access to electricity to every household in Nagaon 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 this prior requirements. Nagaon is quite well developed and connected by road and railway transport. In case of economic growth/development in the region, the residents of Nagaon has possibility of finance/funds and new investments on a large scale.


Religious groups/demography in the constitution :

More than half of the communities residing in the constituency are Hindus, Muslim and Christian, where the percentage share is about 43.30%, 55.36% and 0.95%, respectively. While less than half of the residents residing in the constituency are Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and other religion. Here's the table given below :


Religion

Total

Hindu

12,25,246

(43.39%)

Muslim

15,63,203

(55.36%)

Christian

26,844

(0.95%)

Caste and Tribes in the Constituency :

Nagaon region has inhabitants of around 2,823,768 peoples, among them about 9.4% of the residents are Scheduled Caste. While Scheduled Tribes constitutes about only 4.1% and the remaining amount of percentage are the General Category.

Total

Male

Female

Schedule Caste

2,66,350

1,36,473

1,29,877

Schedule Tribe

1,15,153

57,759

57,394

Top 3 city under Constitution :

There are no cities under the Nagaon Constituency.

Male/Female Electoral Distribution :

Nagaon Constituency has around 149575 registered votes. It comprises 76636 males and 72939 females.

Total Registered Voters

Male

Female

149575

76636

72939

Sex Ratio :

In accordance to Census Record 2011, the sex ratio of Nagaon Circle is 962 females per 1000 males.

Age Group Distribution :

In Nagaon Assembly Constitution about 16% population is under six years of age.


Polling Percentage of Last Three Years :

The Assembly of Nagaon Constituency witnessed a polling percentage of 50.04% of BJP during Lok Sabha/ Parliamentary elections 2019. Secondly, during the Assembly election of Assam 2016, it saw about 47.43% of BJP. And thirdly, it witnessed a polling percentage of 46.33% of BJP during Lok Sabha/Parliamentary Election 2014. The chart of polling percentage of different years is given below :


Result of last five elections :

• In the 1996 Assembly election of Assam, the candidate Prafulla Kumar Mahanta of AGP had won the MLA seat with 53068 votes.

• In the 2001 and 2006 Assembly Election, the candidate of INC Girindra Kumar Barua won the MLA seat with 37099 and 35915 votes.

• In prior to Assembly Election 2011, the candidate of INC Dr Durlav Chandra Chamua won the MLA seat with 47977 votes.

• In Assembly Election of Assam 2016, Rupak Satmah of BJP won the MLA election against Dr Durlav Chandra Chamua of INC with 66706 votes. Now Rupak Sarmah of BJP is the present MLA of Assembly Constituency of Nagaon. Here's the table given below for detailed information :


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

• In the Assembly Election of Assam 2016, Rupak Sarmah of BJP emerged as a winner of the MLA seat by securing 47.43% of votes.

• Dr Durlav Chamua of INC was the runner up with 38.0% of votes.

• The third position was secured by Kartick Saha of AIUDF with 12.82% of votes.

• While in the fourth position None of The Above (NOTA) secured 0.56% of votes. And the last position was secured by Biren Chandra Das of ABHM with 0.35% of votes.

The table provided below clearly shows the percentage share of votes by the political parties in the last 2016 Assam Assembly Election :

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Rupak Sarmah

BJP

66706

2011

Dr Durlav Chandra Chamua

INC

47977

2006

Girindra Kumar Barua

AGP

35915

2001

Girindra Kumar Barua

AGP

37099

1996

Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

AGP

53068

Candidate Name Party Percentage Share

Rupak Sarmah BJP 47.43%

Dr. Durlav Chamua INC 38.0%

Kartick Saha AIUDF 12.82%

None Of The Above NOTA 0.56%

Biren Chandra Das ABHM 0.35%

Candidate Name

Party

Percentage Share

Rupak Sarmah

BJP

47.43%

Dr. Durlav Chamua

INC

38.0%

Kartick Saha

AIUDF

12.82%

None Of The Above

NOTA

0.56%

Biren Chandra Das

ABHM

0.35%

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

The candidate who contested in the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 is Rupak Sarmah of BJP, Dr Durlav Chamua of INC, Kartick Saha of AIUDF, None of The Above (NOTA) and Biren Chandra Das of ABHM. The winner of the Assembly Election of Assam 2016 was Rupak Sarmah of BJP with 66706 total votes whereas in last position, a candidate from ABHM, Biren Chandra Das secured only 491 votes.

Here's the below table :

Position

Candidate Name

Party

Total Votes

1

Rupak Sarmah

BJP

66706

2

Dr. Durlav Chamua

INC

53442

3

Kartick Saha

AIUDF

18038

4

None Of The Above

NOTA

782

5

Biren Chandra Das

ABHM

491

Position Candidate Name Party Total Votes

1 Rupak Sarmah BJP 66706

2 Dr. Durlav Chamua INC 53442

3 Kartick Saha AIUDF 18038

4 None Of The Above NOTA 782

5 Biren Chandra Das ABHM 491

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

In view of the forthcoming Assembly Election of Assam 2021, Home Minister of India, Amit Shah pays visit to Nagaon district along with, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Health and Finance Minister of Assam, Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma for public rally at Batadrava. Home Minister of India Amit Shah also pays homage at Maha Mrityunjay Temple at Nagaon district/region. In comparison, Chief Minister of Chattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary, Jitendra Sing along with, Congress leader, Rokibul Hussain, APCC chief Ripun Boralays out campaigns and rally's for "Save Assam" at Nagaon for the forthcoming Legislative Assembly Election of Assam, 2021.




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