Election Results 2019: In Assam’s Gauhati, it is a see-saw battle
Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency has alternated between the Congress and the BJP, and was held by Bijoya Chakravarty of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who defeated Manash Borah of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections.Updated: May 23, 2019 16:29 IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati
Gauhati Election Results 2019: The Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency belongs to the north-eastern state of Assam and is one of the 14 seats that represent this state in the country.
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Guwahati is a city beside the Brahmaputra River in Assam.
Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency has alternated between the Congress and the BJP, and was held by Bijoya Chakravarty of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who defeated Manash Borah of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections. Currently, BJP’s Queen Oja is leading in the constituency.
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There were 1,723,860 electorate in the Gauhati Lok Sabha Constituency in 2014 elections, out of which 890,882 are male and the remaining 832,978 are female.
As per the 2011 census, Gauhati had population of 957,352 of which male and female were 495,362 and 461,990 respectively.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Gauhati
Lok Sabha constituency: Gauhati
Date of voting: April 23
2019 candidates: Queen Oja (BJP), Bobbeeta Sharma (Congress), Manoj Sharma ( Trinamool Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Bijoya Chakravarty, BJP
Winning margin in 2014: 3,15,784
Runner up name, party: Manash Borah, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 15,12,248
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 51%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 2,345
Number of women voters: 934,203
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First Published: Mar 18, 2019 11:33 IST