Know Your Lok Sabha Constituency: Gauhati

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Four Assam parliamentary constituencies will go to polls in the phase-III on April 23. Out of these constituencies, here are some details about the Gauhati constituency:

In Gauhati, there are 17 candidates in the fray for the seat.

The candidates are:

  1. Queen Oja (BJP)
  2. Bobbeeta Sharma (INC)
  3. Manoj Sharma (All India Trinamool Congress)
  4. Avijit Chakraborty (Bharatiya Gana Parishad)
  5. Sadek Ali (Republicn Party of India-A)
  6. Pankaj Das (Swarna Bharat Party)
  7. Partha Pratim Baruah (Voters Party International)
  8. Mamoni Sarma (Purvanchal Janta Party-Secular)
  9. Rajib Kakati (Hindusthan Nirman Dal)
  10. Ratul Kumar Choudhury (Samajwadi Party)
  11. Rubi Neog (National Republican Congress)
  12. Alimuddin Ahmed (Independent)
  13. Upamanyu Hazarika (Independent)
  14. Utpal Borgohain (Independent)
  15. Junmoni Devi Khaund (Independent)
  16. Faruk Ahmed Bhuyan (Independent)
  17. Shankha Sinha (Independent)

Out of these 17 candidates, the major fight will be in between Congress’ Bobbeeta Sharma and BJP’s Queen Oja.

  • Total voters: 21,78,617
  • Male voters: 11,00,746
  • Female voters: 10,77,793
  • Transgender voters: 78
  • Total polling stations: 2,592

Assembly Constituencies:

  1. Dudhnai (ST)
  2. Boko (SC)
  3. Chaygaon
  4. Palasbari
  5. Hajo
  6. Jalukbari
  7. Dispur
  8. Guwahati East
  9. Guwahati West
  10. Barkhetri

Results in last five Lok Sabha elections:

  • 1998: Bhubaneshwar Kalita, INC
  • 1999: Bijoya Chakravarty, BJP
  • 2004: Kirip Chaliha, INC
  • 2009: Bijoya Chakravarty, BJP
  • 2014: Bijoya Chakravarty, BJP
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