19. Diphu (ডিফু), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Hill Districts region and Karbi Anglong district of Assam. It shares a border with Nagaland (Dimapur, Peren Districts). Diphu 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 89.12%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 1,99,983 eligible electors, of which 1,00,237 were male, 99,737 female and 9 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Diphu in 2021 is 995.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,72,099 eligible electors, of which 87,889 were male, 84,210 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,65,424 eligible electors, of which 85,473 were male, 79,951 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Diphu in 2016 was 301. In 2011, there were 230.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Sum Ronghang of BJP won in this seat by defeating Bidya Sing Engleng of INC by a margin of 28,236 votes which was 20.42% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 46.59% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Bidya Sing Engleng of INC won in this seat defeating George Millick of IND by a margin of 12,471 votes which was 10.62% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 45.98% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes in 19. Diphu 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 9 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 6 contestants and there were 4 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Diphu are: Sum Ronghang (INC), Bidya Sing Engleng (BJP), Rajen Timung (NPP), Ranjit Kramsa (CPIMLL), Hemsing Tisso (ASDC), Jones Ingti Kathar (IND), Dilip Sing Bey (IND), Bhogeswar Shyam (IND), Rohili Tokbipi (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 75.52%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 80.34%, while it was 71.05% 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 19. Diphu constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 245. In 2011 there were 240 polling stations.
Extent: 19. Diphu constituency comprises of the following areas of Karbi Anglong district of Assam: Diphu thana and Langfer and Duardisa (Part-I) mouzas in Howraghat thana in Diph.. It shares an inter-state border with Karbi Anglong.
The total area covered by Diphu is 3188 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Diphu is: 25°50'27.2"N 93°24'13.0"E.
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