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

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

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

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 March 2021 12:55 PM GMT

Sonai, a town located in the Cachar district in the Indian state of Assam which is also the name of a circle and block in the town. The River Sonai flowing through the town of Sonai connects with the Barak River near Dungripar Village of Sonai. It is located 18.5 km from District Headquarters Silchar. The languages used in the constituency are Bengali, Sylheti, Meitei, Dimasa, Rongmei Naga, Bagani, Bishnupriya Manipuri and English


ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY NAME & NO

Sonai Vidhan Sabha Constituency is one of the 126 assembly constituencies of Assam, which is a north east state of India. Sonai is also part of Silchar (Lok Sabha constituency)

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, Sonai which number falls on the 10 (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Sonai thana [excluding circle Nos. 32 (Part), 65, 66, Boaligrant in circle No. 54 (Part) and Hill Punjee and forest villages] and circle Nos. 28 to 31 and 35 in Silchar thana and circle No. 58 (Part) in Dholai thana in Silchar sub-division. The elected MLA of the 2016 election is Aminul Haque Laskar of Bharatiya Janata Party who won the election defeated others with a vote of 44,236 with a percentage of 35.89.

Assam Legislative Assembly Election, 2016: Sonai

Party

Candidate

Votes

%

BJP

Aminul Haque Laskar

44,236

35.89

INC

Anamul Haque

36,683

29.76


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. The total number of parliamentary constituencies in Assam is 14 and among them the seats for the general category are 11 and for SC and ST the seats are 1 and 2 respectively. Sonai Assembly constituency is a part of Cachar parliamentary constituency which comes under the Cachar Lok Sabha constituency and there are 10 constituencies.


DISTRICT

Sonai comes under the Cachar District which is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. It makes up the Barak Valley alongside Hailakandi and Karimganj.


NO OF TOWNS

There are all total 216 towns and Villages in Sonai Circle of Cachar district, Assam.



NO OF INHABITED VILLAGES

There are 63 villages total inhabited villages are 63 according to the report of 2011 census of the Cachar District.



ASSEMBLY STATUS

  1. In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Aminul Haque Laskar won the challenge from the Congress' Anamul Haque. Laskar got 44,236 votes compared to Haque's 36,683 votes.
  2. In the 2011 Assembly election, Congress' Haque had routed the BJP's Audesh Kumar Singh. Haque got a huge number of 63,611 votes compared to Singh, who netted just 21,583 votes.

The Sonai 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 Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

The voter turnout in Sonai in the previous Assembly election was 77.63 percent.

Party

Candidate

Votes

%

BJP

Aminul Haque Laskar

44,236

35.89

INC

Anamul Haque

36,683

29.76

AIUDF

Karimuddin Barbhuiya

32,109

26.05

TOTAL POPULATION

As per the 2011 census of India, Sonai had a total population of 324,315 where 164,471 are males while 159,844 are females, which are 51%, were male and 49% were female. In 2011 there were a total 71,698 families residing in Sonai Circle.

NO OF HOUSEHOLDS

Total numbers of households 64,964 where there are no urban households, full of 64,964 are rural.


WATER CONNECTION

Hand pump 573 (0.88%), Tube well 1,152 (1.77%), Spring 1,289 (1.98%), River/canal 6,805 (10.48%), Tank/pond/lake 21,403 (32.95%) 296 (0.46%) Total 573 water connection is available in the place.

MUNICIPALITY REACH IN THE AREA

Sonai municipality area is Sonai Municipal Board. The Government of Assam declared it as a Municipal area on 2016 with 11 wards.


RELIGIOUS GROUP/DEMOGRAPHY IN THE CONSTITUENCY


Religion

Total Population

Male Population

Female Population

Population %

Literacy

Hindu

133507

67922

65585

41.17%

35.83%

Muslim

184588

93371

91217

56.92%

43.09%

Christian

5704

2907

2797

1.76%

1.33%

Sikh

23

16

7

0.01%

0.01%

CAST AND TRIBES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Sonai Circle.

Total

Male

Female

Schedule Caste

51,476

26,497

24,979

Schedule Tribe

5,063

2,407

2,656

TOP 3 CITIES IN THE CONSTITUENCY

Jorabat, Laflang Gaon, Laflang N.C., are some of the cities in Sonai.

MALE/FEMALE ELECTORAL DISTRIBUTION

Sonai constituency is located in Assam's Cachar district. It falls under the Silchar Lok Sabha constituency. In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,59,040 registered voters.



SEX RATIO

In Sonai sex ratio, which 51% were male and 49% were female. Sonai has an average literacy rate of 80%, with a male literacy rate of 54% and female literacy rate of 46%. The Sex Ratio of Sonai Circle is 972. Thus, for every 1000 men there were 972 females in Sonai Circle.


AGE GROUP DISTRIBUTION

The Sex Ratio of Sonai Circle is 972. So, for every 1000 men there were 972 females in Sonai Circle. Also, as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ratio was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972) of Sonai Circle. According to Census 2011, there were 52,583 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sonai Circle. Out of which 52,583 were male while 52,583 were female.

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)?

Sonai Assembly constituency is part of Silchar parliamentary constituency and located in Silchar district of state of Assam.

  1. In Vidhansabha elections of 2016, Aminul Haque Laskar of BJP party succeeded with 44236 votes and the runner up was Anamul Haque of INC party. The margin of victory was: 7553 votes.
  2. In Vidhansabha elections of 2011, Anamul Haque of INC party got victory with 63611 votes and the runner up was Audesh Kumar Singh of BJP party. The margin of victory was: 42028 votes.


RESULT OF LAST FIVE ELECTION

Year

Candidate

Party

Total Vote

2016

Aminul Haque Laskar

BJP

44236

2011

Anamul Haque

INC

63611

2006

Kutub Ahmed Mazumder

INC

29134

2001

Anwar Hussain Laskar

SP

28523

1996

Anwar Hussain Laskar

AGP

42519

PERCENTAGE VOTE SHARE OF POLITICAL PARTY IN LAST ELECTION

In the 2016 Assembly election, the BJP's Aminul Haque Laskar won the Assembly seat, netting 44,236 votes compared to runner-up Anamul Haque of the Indian National Congress, who nabbed 36,683 votes.

Year

A C No.

Constituency Name

Category

Winner

Gender

Party

Votes

Runner Up

Gender

Party

Votes

2011

10

Sonai

GEN

Anamul Haque

M

INC

63611

Audesh Kumar Singh

M

BJP

21583

2006

10

Sonai

GEN

Kutub Ahmed Mazumder

M

INC

29134

Audesh Kumar Singh

M

BJP

23348

2001

10

Sonai

GEN

Anwar Hussain Laskar

M

SP

28523

Kutub Ahmed Mazumder

M

INC

23064

1996

10

Sonai

GEN

Anwar Hussain Laskar

M

AGP

42519

Trailakshya Bhusan Nath

M

IND

19118

CANDIDATES IN LAST ELECTION & RESULT (WINNER AND LOOSER)

Assam Legislative Assembly Election, 2016: Sonai

Party

Candidate

Votes

%

±%

BJP

Aminul Haque Laskar

44,236

35.89

INC

Anamul Haque

36,683

29.76

WORK DONE IN LAST 5 YEARS BY THE CANDIDATE

Aminul Haque Laskar has been elected in the Assam Legislative Assembly election in 2016 from Sonai constituency, which is a part of the Silchar Lok Sabha Constituency. He was the only Muslim to be elected to the state's legislative assembly on a BJP ticket. Aminul was also elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly on 31 July 2019.

He has also inaugurated various other welfare schemes at the various GP Of Sonai constituency under different Fund & head like the Construction of Community Hall near Sunrise SE club at Dharamkhal at Silcorie GP under MLA-ADS 2020-2021 which amounts to nearly an amount 3.00 (L), Construction of CC block road with Guard Wall from SS PWD Road to Paddy Field at Sonabarighat P-2 under 14th Finance 2018-19 of an Estimated Amount of 8.65 (L), Construction of CC block road from SS PWD Road remaining portion of M.H.C Road at Sonabarighat P-1 under 14th finance 2019-20.


Estimated Amount: 3.50 (L) and IMP of Road from PWD Road to Khalil Uddin House at Uttar Mohanpur Ward 7, Under MLA-ADS 2020-21 of an estimated Amount of 2.00 (L). These are few of his works to mention. Even though his works over the years is highlighted in his social media handles.

Free school uniforms are being provided to students in every govt. school in the state. Unprivileged students shouldn't be deprived of their right to education at any cost.


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

MLA Aminul Haque Laskar inaugurated the Restoration work of River damages at Deflipar Under Water resource Department, FY-2019-2020, Estimated amount 130.00 Lakh (1 crore & 30 Lakh).

The inauguration programme of the State-of-the-Art modern mortuary complex Silchar medical College and hospital Silchar. In the precious presence of Dr. Rajdeep Roy Hon'ble MP Silchar cum Vice chairman governing Body Silchar medical College, Silchar. Smt. Keeti Jally -IAS DC Cachar, Prof. Dr. B.K.Bezbaruah, Principal cum chief Superintendent Silchar medical College, Dr. Abhijit Swami- Superintendent Silchar medical college & hospital and other dignitaries.

Government Ghostly Tractors are being provided to farmers across the state under Chief Minister Sakra Gram Development Yojana from the Agriculture Department of Assam Government.

Had laid the foundation stone of two PWD Roads projects in Sonai constituency today.

  1. Construction of road starting from Dargakhuna field Hobitilla point via Kalibari LP School under SOPD (ODS) 2020-21 estimated of amount: Rs. 100.00 Lakhs.
  2. Improvement of road from Borakhai PWD Road to Uttar Boalmara via Natchghar under SOPD (ODS) for the year 2020-21 estimated of amount: Rs. 94.96 lakhs.



The MLA inaugurated a PHE scheme "Retrofitting of Dakhsin Mohanpur PWSS Scheme'' worth Rs. 83.60 Lakh under Jal Jeevan mission (JJM) the ongoing National programme to provide functional household tap connection (FHTC) to Every rural Household, i.e Har Ghar Nal Se Jal.

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