18. Howraghat (হাওৰাঘাট), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Hill Districts region and Karbi Anglong district of Assam. It shares a border with . Howraghat is part of 3. Autonomous District Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a Rural constituency.
As many as 85 constituencies, including this, registered a turnout which was 5% lower than that in the 2016 Assembly elections. Of the 85, 24 are from Assam, 31 from Kerala, 10 from Tamil Nadu, 16 from West Bengal, and 4 from Puducherry.
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 1,32,339 eligible electors, of which 65,696 were male, 66,642 female and 1 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Howraghat in 2021 is 1014.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,17,288 eligible electors, of which 59,432 were male, 57,856 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,08,246 eligible electors, of which 55,031 were male, 53,215 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Howraghat in 2016 was 118. In 2011, there were 88.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Joy Ram Engleng of BJP won in this seat by defeating Khorsing Engti of INC by a margin of 6,391 votes which was 6.51% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 44.19% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Khorsing Engti of INC won in this seat defeating Chomang Kro of IND by a margin of 9,735 votes which was 11.45% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 50.57% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes in 18. Howraghat 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 8 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 4 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 Howraghat are: Chomang Teron (NPP), Darsing Ronghang (BJP), Sanjeeb Teron (INC), Chandra Kanta Terang (ASDC), Pradip Tokbi (JDU), Rabi Kumar Phangcho (CPIMLL), Rakesh Ronghang (IND), Suren Kramsa (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 78.67%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 83.71%, while it was 78.6% 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 18. Howraghat constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 156. In 2011 there were 154 polling stations.
Extent: 18. Howraghat constituency comprises of the following areas of Karbi Anglong district of Assam: Howraghat thana [excluding Langfer and Duardisa (Part-i) mouzas] in Diphu sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Karbi Anglong.
The total area covered by Howraghat is 1506 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Howraghat is: 26°19'19.2"N 93°02'43.8"E.
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