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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 March 2021 7:25 AM GMT

Patharkandi is a township located in Karimganj district in the Indian state of Assam. It is 350 kilometres south of the state capital Guwahati and 32 kilometres south of the district headquarters Karimganj. Patharkandi is situated by the bank of the Longai River. Patharkandi is also an important police station and a name of an Assam Legislative Assembly constituency.


ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME & NO

Patharkandi Assembly constituency is one of the 126 constituencies of the Legislative Assembly of Assam state in north-eastern India. Patharkandi (constituency number 2) is one of the 5 constituencies located in Karimganj district. Patharkandi is part of Karimganj (Lok Sabha constituency) along with 7 other assembly segments, namely, Badarpur, Karimganj North, Karimganj South, Ratabari in Karimganj district, Hailakandi, Katlichera and Algapur in Hailakandi district. Located in Assam's Karimganj district, the Patharkandi Assembly constituency falls under the Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency.


PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

Patharkandi Assembly constituency is part of Karimganj parliamentary constituency and located in Karimganj district of state of Assam. In Vidhansabha elections 2016, Krishnendu Paul of BJP party won with 46544 votes. The runner up was Debendra Kumar Sinha of AIUDF party. The margin of victory was 9268 votes. In Vidhansabha elections 2011, Monilal Gowala of INC party won with 44986 votes. The runner up was Kartik Sena Sinha of AIUDF party. The margin of victory was: 3224 votes

Constituency Number

Name

Party

MLA

Reserved for (SC/ST/None)

District

2

Patharkandi

BJP

Krishnendu Paul

None

Karimganj

DISTRICT

Patharkandi comes under the Karimganj District of the state Assam of India which is the administrative headquarters of the district. Karimganj is bounded on north by the district of Dima Hasao, on the west by Bangladesh and Tripura, on the east Hailakandi district and on the south by Tripura and Mizoram. Karimganj is situated between longitude 91°15' and 93°15' east latitude 24°8' and 25°8' north and covers an area of 1809 kms. out of the state total areas of 78438 kms. In term of geographical area, the rank of the district is 21 compared to other districts of Assam.


NO OF TOWNS

There are 199 villages in Patharkandi area of Karimganj District as recorded in the 2011 census.


ASSEMBLY STATUS

Around 500 members of the Congress joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Patharkandi, Karimganj District. This has happened at a time when the Congress was preparing a strategy to strengthen its base against the BJP.

As the 2021 Assam Assembly Election is just a few months away, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started its poll strategy and warm up. A lot of members from other political parties are joining the BJP strengthening it further. The political scenario in Assam is changing every day and the state saw the birth of another regional party Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) last week.


BJP which is ruling with absolute majority had decimated the 15-year Congress rule and came to power with Sarbananda Sonowal as its chief minister in 2016. In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Krishnendu Paul won the Assembly seat, netting 46,419 votes compared to his closest rival Debendra Kumar Sinha of the AUIDF, who received 39,172 votes. In the 2011 Assembly election, Monilal Gowla of the Indian National Congress had won the seat, receiving 44,986 votes, narrowly edging out runner-up Kartik Sena Sinha of the AUIDF. Sinha had received 41,762 votes. The Patharkandi Assembly constituency is expected to go to polls in April or May 2021, as part of the 2021 Assam Assembly election. The Assam Assembly polls will be held to elect a total of 126 Members of the Assam Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

TOTAL POPULATION

According to 2011 census, Total Patharkandi population is 189,835 people are living in this Block, of which 96,661 are male and 93,174 are female. The Expected Population of Patharkandi Block in 2019/2020 is between 184,140 and 233,497. Literate people are 119,851 out of 65,837 are male and 54,014 are female.


NO OF HOUSEHOLDS

Patharkandi is a medium size village located in Badarpur Circle of Karimganj district, Assam with total 357 families residing. The Patharkandi village has population of 1825 of which 932 are males while 893 are females as per Population Census 2011.

As per constitution of India and Panchayati Raj Act, Patharkandi village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Patharkandi village.

WATER CONNECTION

Uncovered Well, Hand Pump and Tube Wells/Boreholes are other Drinking Water sources. Open Drainage System No Drainage System Available in this Village. This Village Covered Under Total Sanitation. House to House waste Collection available. There is system to Collect garbage on street. Drain water is discharged into sewer plant.

RELIGIOUS GROUP/DEMOGRAPHY IN THE CONSTITUENCY

The table below shows a picture of the religious domination in the area:

Religion Total
Male Female
Hindu 129,502 (49.55%) 66,828 62,674
Muslim 1,24,768 (47.74%) 63,304 61,464
Christian 6,509 (2.49%) 3,254 3,255
Sikh 30 (0.01%) 17 13
Buddhist 247 (0.09%) 127 120
Jain 36 (0.01%) 16 20
Other Religion 16 (0.01%) 11 5
No Religion Specified 260 (0.1%) 141 119


CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

In Patharkandi village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 44.82 % of total population in Patharkandi village. The village Patharkandi currently doesn't have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.



TOP 3 CITIES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Hailakandi, Karimganj, Dharmanagar and Kailasahar are some of the nearby cities to Patharkandi.


MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

The voter turnout in Patharkandi in the previous Assembly election was 78.92 percent in the Assembly election 2016.

In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 155,472 registered voters.


SEX RATIO

Patharkandi is a Town and Block in Karimganj district of Assam state in India. Total number of villages in this Block is 190. Patharkandi Block sex ratio is 964 females per 1000 of males.

In Patharkandi village population of children with age 0-6 is 347 which makes up 19.01 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Patharkandi village is 958 which is equal than Assam state average of 958. Child Sex Ratio for the Patharkandi as per census is 939, lower than Assam average of 962.



POLLING PERCENTAGE FOR LAST 3 YEARS (WHICH CONSTITUENCY HAS BEEN THE STRONGHOLD FOR WHICH PARTY AND FOR HOW LONG? WHAT HAS BEEN THE VOTING PATTERN)?

  1. In Vidhansabha elections 2016, Krishnendu Paul of BJP party won with 46544 votes and the runner up was Debendra Kumar Sinha of AIUDF party with a margin of 9268 votes.
  2. In Vidhansabha elections 2011, Monilal Gowala of INC party won with 44986 votes and the runner up was Kartik Sena Sinha of AIUDF party with a margin of 3224 votes.
  3. In Vidhansabha elections 2006, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Kartik Sena Sinha won and became MLA from this seat total number of valid votes was 100700.



RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION

  1. In 2016, Patharkandi legislative assembly constituency had total 155472 electors. Total number of valid votes was 122694. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Krishnendu Paul won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 46544 votes. All India United Democratic Front candidate Debendra Kumar Sinha stood second with total 37276 votes. He lost by 9268 votes.
  2. In 2011, Patharkandi legislative assembly constituency had total 142923 electors. Total number of valid votes was 106456. Indian National Congress candidate Monilal Gowala won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 44986 votes. All India United Democratic Front candidate Kartik Sena Sinha stood second with total 41762 votes. He lost by 3224 votes.
  3. In 2006, Patharkandi legislative assembly constituency had total electors. Total number of valid votes was 100700. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Kartik Sena Sinha won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 37220 votes. Assam United Democratic Front Candidate K M Baharul Islam stood second with total 34640 votes. He lost by 2580 votes.
  4. In 2001, Patharkandi legislative assembly constituency had total 122592 electors. Total number of valid votes was 86913. Indian National Congress candidate Monilal Gowala won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 46443 votes. Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Sukhendu Sekhar Dutta stood second with total 20178 votes. He lost by 26265 votes.
  5. In 1996, Patharkandi legislative assembly constituency had total 112999 electors. Total number of valid votes was 86959. Bhartiya Janata Party candidate Sukhendu Shekhar Dutta won and became MLA from this seat. He secured total 20618 votes. Indian National Congress candidate Moni Lal Gowala stood second with total 19823 votes. He lost by 795 votes.

List of all MLA from Patharkandi Assembly Constituency Seat (Assam)

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Krishnendu Paul

BJP

46544

2011

Monilal Gowala

INC

44986

2006

Kartik Sena Sinha

BJP

37220

2001

Monilal Gowala

INC

46443

1996

Sukhendu Shekhar Dutta

BJP

20618


PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION

2016 Legislative Assembly Constituency Election

S N

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

1

Krishnendu Paul
Male
42 yr
GEN

BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party

46544
37.94%

2

Debendra Kumar Sinha
Male
62 yr
GEN

AIUDF
All India United Democratic Front

37276
30.38%

3

Moni Lal Gowala
Male
73 yr
GEN

INC
Indian National Congress

32048
26.12%

4

Kripesh Ranjan Dasgupta
Male
65 yr
GEN

CPM
Communist Party of India (Marxist)

1638
1.34%

5

None of The Above

NOTA
None Of The Above
nota

1030
0.84%

6

Kabir Ahmed
Male
34 yr
GEN

IND
Independent

892
0.73%

7

Rahim Uddin Ahmed
Male
46 yr
GEN

IND
Independent

743
0.61%

8

Misbaque Uddin
Male
42 yr
GEN

SP
Samajwadi Party

599
0.49%

9

Debangshu Nath
Male
47 yr
GEN

SUCI
Socialist Unity Centre Of India (communist)

509
0.41%

10

Asad Uddin Ahmed
Male
34 yr
GEN

IND
Independent

501
0.41%

11

Nitai Dey
Male
46 yr
GEN

IND
Independent

495
0.4%

12

Nihar Ranjan Deb Nath
Male
44 yr
GEN

IND
Independent

419
0.34%


Total


122694
78.92%

CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION & RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)

The Number 2 Patharkandi constituency located in Karimganj has 142,923 electorates (as of 2011) and falls under the Karimganj Lok Sabha Constituency in Assam. Since 1985 the seat has been exchanging hands between the Congress and BJP in each election and in 2016 it was won by Krishnendu Paul of BJP who got 46,544 votes. The second and third position went to AIUDF and Congress respectively.



WORK DONE IN LAST 5 YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE

These are some of the works done by the MLA of Patharkandi Constituency in the last years:

  1. INAUGURATION OF PATHARKANDI POLICE STATION
  2. INAUGURATION OF 132KVA SUBSTATION SITUATED AT PATELNAGAR, KARIMGANJ
  3. FOUNDATION STONE LAYING CEREMONY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF MULTIPURPOSE RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL BUILDING AT SWARASWATI VIDAYAMANDIR, KARIMGANJ.
  4. FOUNDATION STONE LAYING CEREMONY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GUEST HOUSE AT SONBEEL.

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

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launched two road projects that are soon going to start in Patharkandi, Karimganj district. The minister along with several officials from the PWD department inspected the site. The newly launched road projects are Kanhai Bazar which is worth Rs 22 crore and the other Asimganj- Anipur road project costing around Rs 10 crore. In his visit to the site, Sarma also interacted with the local people. Also, laid foundation stone for construction of road from Chandkhira Kukitol NEC Road to Basantinagar via Koilaghat under BADP(SCA)- Rs 134.00 Lac.


Laid foundation stone for Construction of Road from Balurbond CM Package Road to Railway line at Medly Tea Estate under SOPD(G)- Rs 1,32,16,171.00
Laid foundation stone for improvement of road from Balurbond CM's Package Road to Tilbhum line at Medly Tea under SOPD(ODS) - Rs 1,00,00,000

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