The constituency is reserved for members of the Scheduled Tribes (ST) neighborhood. It falls below the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha phase and is a part of the Dhemaji district
The Dhemaji Assembly constituency was gained by the ruling BJP’s candidate Pradan Baruah within the 2016 Assembly polls. However, a bypoll was necessitated in 2017 after Baruah was elected because the MP from the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha.
The seat, nevertheless, remained with the BJP, with celebration candidate Ranoj Pegu securing a win within the bypolls. Pegu has additionally been fielded because the saffron celebration’s candidate for the 2021 Assembly polls. He faces Congress chief Sailen Sonowal, amongst different candidates.
The constituency is reserved for members of the Scheduled Tribes (ST) neighborhood. It falls below the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha phase and is a part of the Dhemaji district.
The seat has been gained by BJP-ally, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), in 4 elections from 1991 to 2001.
The three-phased elections for the 126-member Assam Assembly will probably be held on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April. Votes will probably be counted on 2 May.
The Dhemaji constituency will go to the polls on 27 March as a part of the first phase of the 2021 Assam Assembly election.
Voter turnout in earlier elections
There are a complete variety of 2,11,237 registered voters within the Dhemaji constituency, of which 1,08,573 are males and 1,02,664 are ladies.
The voter turnout within the 2016 Assembly election was 80.80 p.c. Meanwhile, within the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 75.08 p.c.
Past election outcomes and winners
In 2016, Pradan Bharuah had gained the seat by garnering 69,592 votes or 40.90 p.c of the vote share. The runner-up was the Congress’ Sumitra Doley Patir, who gained 50,471 votes or 29.66 p.c of the vote share.
In the 2011 polls, Patir had gained the seat with 59,633 votes. The runner-up was the AGP’s Paramananda Sonowal, who gained 52,348 votes.
The Assam Assembly polls will probably be held to elect a complete of 126 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
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