16. Haflong (হাফলঙ), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Hill Districts region and Dima Hasao district of Assam. It shares a border with Meghalaya (East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills Districts), Manipur (Tamenglong District), Nagaland (Peren District). Haflong is part of 3. Autonomous District Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a Semi Urban constituency.
At over 4700 square kilometres, Haflong in Assam is the largest constituency among all the states that went to the polls this year.
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 78.99%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 1,47,138 eligible electors, of which 73,887 were male, 73,251 female and registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Haflong in 2021 is 991.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,26,413 eligible electors, of which 64,253 were male, 62,160 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,30,390 eligible electors, of which 66,553 were male, 63,837 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Haflong in 2016 was 283. In 2011, there were 142.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Bir Bhadra Hagjer of BJP won in this seat by defeating Nirmal Langthasa of INC by a margin of 8,306 votes which was 8.1% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 50.77% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Gobinda Ch. Langthasa of INC won in this seat defeating Kulendra Daulagupu of BJP by a margin of 25,488 votes which was 38.18% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 57.04% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes in 16. Haflong Assembly segment of Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency. INC won the Autonomous District Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, INC got the most votes this Assembly segment and BJP won the Autonomous District Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 4 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 5 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 Haflong are: Nandita Gorlosa (BJP), Nirmal Langthasa (INC), Khandan Daulagupu (BTP), Longki Enghi (JDU)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 80.39%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 81.09%, while it was 51.31% 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 16. Haflong constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 203. In 2011 there were 189 polling stations.
Extent: 16. Haflong constituency comprises of the following areas of Dima Hasao district of Assam: North Cachar Hills district.. It shares an inter-state border with Dima Hasao.
The total area covered by Haflong is 4701 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Haflong is: 25°22'40.8"N 93°01'51.6"E.
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