6. Hailakandi (হাইলাকান্দি / হাইলাকান্দি), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Barak Valley region and Hailakandi district of Assam. It shares a border with . Hailakandi is part of 1. Karimganj Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a Rural constituency.
This General Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of %. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 75.26%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 1,62,986 eligible electors, of which 83,889 were male, 79,097 female and registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Hailakandi in 2021 is 943.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,45,069 eligible electors, of which 76,641 were male, 68,428 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,31,786 eligible electors, of which 69,706 were male, 62,080 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Hailakandi in 2016 was 464. In 2011, there were 608.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Anwar Hussain Laskar of AIUDF won in this seat by defeating Soumyajit Dutta Choudhury of BJP by a margin of 2,608 votes which was 2.31% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIUDF had a vote share of 36.86% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Abdul Muhib Mazumder of INC won in this seat defeating Subrata Kumar Nath of BJP by a margin of 4,993 votes which was 5.72% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 37.87% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, AIUDF got the most votes in 6. Hailakandi Assembly segment of Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency. AIUDF won the Karimganj Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, AIUDF got the most votes this Assembly segment and BJP won the Karimganj Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 13 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 24 contestants and there were 20 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Hailakandi are: Zakir Hussain Laskar (AIUDF), Milon Das (BJP), Safique Kamal Barlaskar (TMC), Monuj Mohan Deb (BGP), Sushil Paul (SUCIC), Abul Hussain Barbhuiya (IND), Wahidul Islam Choudhury (IND), Kshitish Ranjan Paul (IND), Gula Ahmed Mazumder (IND), Binoy Kumar Roy (IND), Mujib Ahmed Choudhury (IND), Saidur Rahman Barbhuiya (IND), Hilal Uddin Laskar (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 78.77%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 77.89%, while it was 66.37% 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 6. Hailakandi constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 183. In 2011 there were 180 polling stations.
Extent: 6. Hailakandi constituency comprises of the following areas of Hailakandi district of Assam: Circle No. 2 (excluding Lala town) in Hailakandi thana Hailakandi sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Hailakandi.
The total area covered by Hailakandi is 213 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Hailakandi is: 24°35'54.6"N 92°35'31.6"E.
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