Know your Lok Sabha constituency: Autonomous District

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97 parliamentary constituencies spread over 13 States and Union Territories will go to polls in the phase-II of polling of Lok Sabha elections on April 18. The campaigning for this phase ends today.

In Assam, five parliamentary constituencies will go to polls in this phase. Out of these constituencies, here are some details about the Autonomous District (ST) constituency:

There are 5 candidates in the fray for the Autonomous District Lok Sabha seat.

The candidates are:

  1. Biren Singh Engti (INC)
  2. Horen Sing Bey (BJP)
  3. Lienkhochon (NPP)
  4. Holiram Terang (Autonomous State Demand Committee)
  5. Jones Ingti Kathar (Independent)

Out of these candidates, the major fight will be in between Congress’ sitting MP Biren Singh Engti and BJP’s Horen Sing Bey.

  • Total voters: 7,95,085
  • Male voters: 4,04,528
  • Female voters: 3,90,551
  • Transgender voters: 6
  • Polling stations: 1,174

Assembly Constituencies:

  1. Haflong (ST)
  2. Bokajan (ST)
  3. Howraghat (ST)
  4. Diphu (ST)
  5. Baithalangso (ST)

Results in last five Lok Sabha elections:

  • 1998: Jayanta Rongpi, (Autonomous State Demand Committee)
  • 1999: Jayanta Rongpi, CPI(ML) Liberation
  • 2004: Biren Singh Engti, (INC)
  • 2009: Biren Singh Engti, (INC)
  • 2014: Biren Singh Engti, (INC)
(Data collected from http://ceoassam.nic.in/)
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