Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency

Guwahati, (also spelt as Gauhati), is one of the largest Lok Sabha constituency in Assam.

Guwahati
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Lok Sabha constituency
Map
Interactive Map Outlining Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency
Constituency details
CountryIndia
RegionNortheast India
StateAssam
Established1952
ReservationNone
Member of Parliament
17th Lok Sabha
Incumbent
PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Elected year2019

Assembly segments edit

Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency is composed of the following assembly segments:[1]

Current assembly segments edit

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Party MLA
13 Goalpara West ST Goalpara INC
15 Dudhnai INC
27 Chamaria None Kamrup
28 Boko–Chaygaon ST INC
29 Palasbari None BJP
33 Dispur Kamrup Metro BJP
34 Dimoria SC
35 New Guwahati None
36 Guwahati Central
37 Jalukbari BJP

Previous assembly segments edit

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Party MLA
36 Dudhnai ST Goalpara

INC

Jadab Swargiary
48 Boko SC Kamrup INC Nandita Das
49 Chaygaon None Kamrup INC Rekibuddin Ahmed
50 Palasbari None Kamrup

BJP

Hemanga Thakuria
51 Jalukbari None Kamrup Metro

BJP

Himanta Biswa Sarma
52 Dispur None Kamrup Metro

BJP

Atul Bora Sr.
53 Gauhati East None Kamrup Metro

BJP

Sidhharth Bhatacharya
54 Gauhati West None Kamrup Metro AGP Ramendra Narayan Kalita
55 Hajo None Kamrup

BJP

Suman Haripriya
60 Barkhetry None Nalbari

INC

Diganta Barman

Members of Parliament edit

Year Winner Party
1952 Rohini Kumar Chaudhury Indian National Congress
1956^ Devendra Nath Sarma
1957 Hem Barua Praja Socialist Party
1962
1967 Dhireswar Kalita Communist Party of India
1971 Dinesh Goswami Indian National Congress
1977 Renuka Devi Barkataki Janata Party
1985 Dinesh Goswami Independent
1989 Elections not held in Assam
1991 Kirip Chaliha Indian National Congress
1996 Prabin Chandra Sarmah Asom Gana Parishad
1998 Bhubaneshwar Kalita Indian National Congress
1999 Bijoya Chakravarty Bharatiya Janata Party
2004 Kirip Chaliha Indian National Congress
2009 Bijoya Chakravarty Bharatiya Janata Party
2014
2019 Queen Oja

^ by-poll

Election results edit

General election 2024 edit

2024 Indian general election: Gauhati
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Bijuli Kalita Medhi
INC Mira Borthakur Goswami
NOTA None of the above
Majority
Turnout 78.39  2.48
gain from Swing

General election 2019 edit

2019 Indian general elections: Gauhati
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Queen Oja 1,008,936 57.20 +6.60
INC Bobbeeta Sarma 6,63,330 37.61 +7.90
IND. Upamanyu Hazarika 21,193 1.20 +1.20
AITC Manoj Sarma 10,141 0.57 +0.03
IND. Faruk Ahmed Bhuyan 9,044 0.51 +0.51
NOTA None of the Above 10,466 0.59 +0.15
Majority 3,45,606 19.59 -1.30
Turnout 17,63,950 80.87 +2.23
BJP hold Swing +6.60

General election 2014 edit

2014 Indian general elections: Gauhati
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Bijoya Chakravarty 764,985 50.60 +5.86
INC Manash Borah 4,49,201 29.71 -13.96
AIUDF Gopi Nath Das 1,37,254 9.08 +2.47
AGP Birendra Prasad Baishya 86,546 5.72 +5.72
Independent Benedict Alok Areng 12,432 0.82 +0.82
AITC Biju Phukan 8,162 0.54 +0.54
Independent Pradip Kalita 7,345 0.49 +0.49
Regional Democratic Secular Congress Kazi Nekib Ahmed 6,636 0.44 +0.44
Independent Anil Bhagawati 5,782 0.38 +0.38
AAP Pranjal Bordoloy 4,809 0.32 +0.32
Independent Dr. Faruk Aahammed Bhuyan 3,540 0.23 +0.23
SP Bandana Barman Baruah 3,240 0.21 -0.12
Independent Dhiraj Medhi 2,845 0.19 +0.19
Independent Padmeshwar Phukan 2,629 0.17 +0.17
Independent Khargeswar Das 2,532 0.17 +0.17
Lok Bharati Gopi Baruah 2,411 0.16 +0.16
Independent Ajad Ali 2,385 0.16 +0.16
NOTA None of the Above 6,720 0.44 +0.44
Majority 3,15,784 20.89 +19.82
Turnout 15,12,248 78.67 +14.35
BJP hold Swing +5.86

1956 by-election edit

In 1956, a bye-election was held. The election was won by the INC candidate Devendra Nath Sarma with 45057 votes, against Hem Barua of Praja Socialist Party with 29112 votes. [2]

See also edit

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References edit

  1. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 May 2006. Retrieved 5 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Details of Bye Elections from 1952 to 1995". ECI, New Delhi. Archived from the original on 19 July 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.