17. Bokajan (বোকাজান), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Hill Districts region and Karbi Anglong district of Assam. It shares a border with Nagaland (Dimapur District). Bokajan is part of 3. Autonomous District Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a Rural constituency.
This Scheduled Tribe Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of %. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 86.02%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 1,50,315 eligible electors, of which 76,350 were male, 73,965 female and registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Bokajan in 2021 is 969.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,29,723 eligible electors, of which 67,020 were male, 62,703 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,31,754 eligible electors, of which 67,333 were male, 64,421 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Bokajan in 2016 was 46. In 2011, there were 35.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Numal Momin of BJP won in this seat by defeating Klengdoon Engti of INC by a margin of 4,744 votes which was 4.43% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 37.49% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Klengdoon Engti of INC won in this seat defeating Jagat Sing Engti of IND by a margin of 16,808 votes which was 17.02% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 54.01% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes in 17. Bokajan Assembly segment of Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. INC won the Autonomous District Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes this Assembly segment and BJP won the Autonomous District Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 7 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 7 contestants and there were 5 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Bokajan are: David Rengma (NPP), Numal Momin (BJP), Raton Engti (INC), Amlong Ingti (CPIMLL), Rajendra Rongpi (ASDC), Sanjay Kemprai (BTP), Semson Teron (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 79.07%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 82.61%, while it was 74.95% in 2011.
Poll dates: The seat went to the polls in Phase 2 of the Assam Assembly elections 2021 on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Counting of votes are being held on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Number of polling stations: In the 2021 elections there were a total of polling stations in 17. Bokajan constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 175. In 2011 there were 149 polling stations.
Extent: 17. Bokajan constituency comprises of the following areas of Karbi Anglong district of Assam: Bokajan thana in Diphu sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Karbi Anglong.
The total area covered by Bokajan is 2356 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Bokajan is: 26°18'16.9"N 93°38'02.0"E.
Refer to the live updating results tables on this page for the latest Bokajan results.