29. Kokrajhar West (কোকৰাঝাৰ পশ্চিম), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Lower Assam region and Kokrajhar district of Assam. It shares a border with . Kokrajhar West is part of 5. Kokrajhar Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a Rural constituency.
Of the 822 constituencies that went to the polls 302 constituencies, including this, have a record of over 80% turnout in the last three consecutive Assembly elections. Of these 302 high-turnout seats 36 are in Assam, 6 in Kerala, 38 in Tamil Nadu, 203 in West Bengal and 19 in 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 90.21%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 1,84,025 eligible electors, of which 94,264 were male, 89,760 female and 1 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Kokrajhar West in 2021 is 952.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,59,579 eligible electors, of which 82,595 were male, 76,984 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,46,968 eligible electors, of which 74,561 were male, 72,407 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Kokrajhar West in 2016 was 83. In 2011, there were 78.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Rabiram Narzary of BPF won in this seat by defeating Dahit Chandra Brahma of AIUDF by a margin of 17,340 votes which was 12.3% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BPF had a vote share of 45.71% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Pradip Kumar Brahma of BPF won in this seat defeating Urkhao Gwra Brahma of IND by a margin of 31,503 votes which was 26.35% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BPF had a vote share of 57.58% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, IND got the most votes in 29. Kokrajhar West Assembly segment of Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency. IND won the Kokrajhar Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, IND got the most votes this Assembly segment and IND won the Kokrajhar Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 7 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 11 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 Kokrajhar West are: Rabiram Narzary (BPF), Manaranjan Brahma (UPPL), Ranendra Koch (JDU), Rajendra Mushahary (NRMPI), Kaushik Mohan Brahma (IND), Gautam Baro (IND), Ranjay Kumar Brahma (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 84.93%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 88.33%, while it was 81.36% in 2011.
Poll dates: The seat went to the polls in Phase 3 of the Assam Assembly elections 2021 on Tuesday, April 6, 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 29. Kokrajhar West constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 209. In 2011 there were 78 polling stations.
Extent: 29. Kokrajhar West constituency comprises of the following areas of Kokrajhar district of Assam: The villages in Gossaigaon thana specified in item (11) of the Appendix and the villages in Kokrajhar thana specified in item (12) of the Appendix, in Kokrajhar sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Kokrajhar.
The total area covered by Kokrajhar West is 400 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Kokrajhar West is: 26°25'41.5"N 90°05'57.1"E.
Refer to the live updating results tables on this page for the latest Kokrajhar West results.