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

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

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

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According to the census of 2016, the total population of the place is 1,205,073,612 covering an area of around 3,287,263 kms. It is located 37 KM towards South from District headquarters Karimganj, 8 KM from Dullavcherra and 217 KM from State capital Dispur. Ratabari Pin code is 788735 and postal head office is Ratabari.

Ratabari, which is a constituency located in the district of Karimganj district of Assam is surrounded by towns like Patharkandi, Karimganj South, Algapur, Badarpur, Hailakandi and Katlichhera of the Karimganj district. The place is an important town in Lower Assam having numerous educational institutions and places to visit. The railway station consists of a single platform and is a small station in Karimganj district, Assam serving the Ratabari town. The station lets the communication smoother and is an efficient mode of public transportation.

ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME & NO

The Legislative Assembly comprises of 126 Members of Legislative Assembly which are directly elected from single-seat constituencies holding office for five years, unless and until they are dissolved sooner.The Assam Legislative Assembly is the unicameral type of legislature of Assam and its office is in Dispur.

The Assembly constituency of Ratabari is Ratabari Assembly Constituency and it is also the No. 1 constituency of Assam legislative assembly.The Karimganj District consists of five assembly constituencies: Karimganj North and Karimganj South, Badarpur, Patharkandi, and Ratabari; all of which are part of Karimganj (Lok Sabha constituency).



PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY

The total number of 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. Ratabari Assembly constituency is a part of Karimganj parliamentary constituency which comes under the Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency and there is one assembly seat from Ratabari which is reserved only for scheduled castes (SC). This constituency enjoys a specific privilege of reservation for a minority community.



DISTRICT

Ratabari 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

Some of the nearby villages to Ratabari are Ram Krishna Nagar (4 KM), Anipur (5 KM), Nayatilla (8 KM), Patiala (9 KM), Bidyanagar (10 KM). Ratabari is surrounded by Dullavcherra Tehsil towards South, Patharkandi Tehsil towards west, Lowairpoa Tehsil towards South, Lala Tehsil towards East.The cities around Ratabari are Hailakandi,Karimganj, Dharmanagar and Silchar to mention.



NO OF INHABITED VILLAGES

Ratabari is a large area under the Ratabari Police station, there is a market in Ratabari namely Kazirbazar, centre of Ratabari town.There is a villagenamed also as Ratabari, the name of the constituent assembly is No.1 Ratabari, there is also a Gaon Panchayat which name is Ratabari Gaon Panchayat, the Zila Parishad which name is also No.16 Ratabari Zila Parishad.

So Ratabari is not only the name of a village but also the name of a large area, name of a police station, name of a Gaon Panchayat and also the name of a constituency. Some parts of Ratabari are under the South Karimganj constituency and some parts are under the Ratabari constituency.

ASSEMBLY STATUS

In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,48,269 registered voters. The voter turnout in Ratabari in the previous Assembly election was 75.95 percent. In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Kripanath Mallah won the Assembly seat, netting 53,975 votes compared to runner-up Akhil Ranjan Talukdar of the Indian National Congress, who nabbed 29,449 votes.

The Ratabari 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).


Candidate's Name

Party

Level

Votes

Vote Rate %

Margin

Kripanath Mallah

BJP

Winner

53,975

76.00%

24,526

Akhil Ranjan Talukdar

INC

Runner Up

29,449

76.00%

Rajib Biswas

AIUDF

3rd

23,926

76.00%

Setul Chandra Namasudra

IND

4th

908

76.00%

None Of The Above

NOTA

5th

889

76.00%

Nirmal Mallick

SP

6th

542

76.00%

Prabir Bardhan

IND

7th

487

76.00%

Sanjoy Kumar Mallah

IND

8th

419

76.00%

Kalipada Biswas

IND

9th

380

76.00%

Manilal Rabidas

IND

10th

370

76.00%

Satyendra Namasudra

SUCI

11th

354

76.00%

Niranjan Mallah

IND

12th

267

76.00%

Ranju Roy

IND

13th

247

76.00%

Umesh Malah

IND

14th

204

76.00%

AmulyaNamasudra

IND

15th

191

76.00%

TOTAL POPULATION

Ratabari has a total population of 1,505 peoples according to 2011 census.


NO OF HOUSEHOLDS

Ratabari is a medium size village located in Karimganj district, Assam with total of 292 families residing. The Ratabari village has a population of 1505 of which 800 are males while 705 are females as per Population Census 2011.There are about 292 houses in Ratabari Pt I village. There are about 320 houses in Ratabari Pt II village.

WATER CONNECTION

For the connection of water treated Tap Water Supply is provided all-round the year and in summer also it is available. Untreated Tap Water Supply all-round the year and in summer is also available in the area. Uncovered Well and Hand Pump are other Drinking Water sources in the Ratabari area.


CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.29 % of total population in Ratabari Pt I village. The village Ratabari Pt I currently doesn't have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.




TOP 3 CITIES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

The Sub District Headquarter Ramkrishna Nagar and it is 39 km distance from District Headquarter Karimganj. Nearest Statutory Town is Karimganj which is in 39 km Distance from Ratabari.


MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

According to the Election Commission of India, Ratabari has 1,38,020 registered voters. It comprises 72,442 male and 65,578 female registered voters.



SEX RATIO

In Ratabari Pt I village population of children with age 0-6 is 262 which makes up 17.41 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ratabari Pt I village is 881 which is lower than Assam state average of 958. Child Sex Ratio for the Ratabari Pt I as per census is 970, higher than Assam average of 962.

Ratabari Pt I Village Total population is 1505 and number of houses are 292. Female Population is 46.8%.


AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION

The age group distribution in the area is for Child (age 0 -6 years) according to Population by 2011, 262 is recorded wherein, Girl Child (age 0 -6 years) according to Population % by 2011 is 49.2 % (129) which makes up 17.41 % of total population of village and the number of female populations in the area is 46.8% (705).



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)?

According to the graph below the winning party for the last 3 years is BJP raising its voting arena with very election in Ratabari. The voting pattern has been quite stagnant for the recent elections if we see the bars.



RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION

In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Kripanath Mallah won the Assembly seat, netting 53,975 votes compared to runner-up Akhil Ranjan Talukdar of the Indian National Congress, who nabbed 29,449 votes.

In the 2011 Assembly election, Mallah, then with the Congress, had won the election receiving 33,043 votes. He had defeated BJP's Nikhil Suklabaidya who got 20,614 votes.

Look at the other results in the table below.

Year

Candidate's Name

Party

Level

Votes

Vote Rate %

Margin

2016

Kripanath Mallah

BJP

Winner

53,975

76%

24,526

Akhil Ranjan Talukdar

INC

Runner Up

29,449

76%

2011

Kripanath Mallah

INC

Winner

33,043

40%

12,429

Nikhil Suklabaidya

BJP

Runner Up

20,614

25%

2006

Sambhu Sing Mallah

BJP

Winner

33,555

39%

11,292

Matilal Ray

AUDF

Runner Up

22,263

26%

2001

Rathish Ranjan Choudhury

IND

Winner

22,322

33%

1,513

Sambhu Sing Mallah

BJP

Runner Up

20,809

30%

1996

Sambhusing Mallah

BJP

Winner

23,463

30%

900

PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION

The percentage of the winning party that is the BJP party is 60.65% whereas the lowest is around 0.36% of IND party. Whereas, AIUDF candidate Biswas managed to hold a percentage around 27.03%.

Position

Candidate Name

Party

Total Votes

Percentage Share

1

Kripanath Mallah

BJP

77234

60.65%

2

Radheshyam Biswas

AIUDF

34421

27.03%

3

Swarup Das

INC

11824

9.28%

4

Chandan Das

AITC

675

0.53%

5

Harilal Rabidas

IND

460

0.36%


CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION & RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)

BJP's Candidate Kripanath Mallah won the 2019 elections with a total vote of 77234 with a percentage share of 60.65%. The contesting candidate of other party AIUDF named Radheshyam Biswas was defeated comprising votes of a total of 34421. Even Congress member Swarup Das was defeated with a vote of 11824.

Candidate's Name

Party

Level

Votes

Vote Rate %

Margin

Kripanath Mallah

BJP

Winner

53,975

76.00%

24,526

Akhil Ranjan Talukdar

INC

Runner Up

29,449

76.00%


WORK DONE IN LAST 5 YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE


Construction of Chorgola Rongpur Road under MPNA Ph-Ill for the year 2013-14. Even he was the MLA in 2003 (Bye-Election) and again in 2011, President, Borak Valley Tea Youth Welfare Society & Karimganj District Committee, Member of APCC and was re-elected M.L.A. in 2016.


He was involved in Barak Valley Cha Sramik Union (INTUC) to protect their demands etc. through union fighting for their demands and welfare from Govt specially work for S/C people of any Constituency as well as for Assam as they are almost belong to BPL family.


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

The MLALAD fund has been supplemented by an additional Grant of Rs. 50.00 Lakhs per Constituency to enable assistance by the MLA's to the poor and needy citizens of their constituencies to meet the expenses incurred in the areas of Health and Higher Education.

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