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Silchar Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014


The Silchar parliamentary constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha seats which are allotted to the state of Assam, and which in turn represents this state in the Lok Sabha. 978,510 is the total electorate count in the Silchar Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 2).
Out of these 514,337 number of electorates are males and the remaining 464,173 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. This constituency is an important seat of the Congress, as not only did the party win a majority of the terms in the Lok Sabha from the Silchar constituency, but the present Union Minister , Sontosh Mohan Dev of the Congress, has been elected as the MP from Silchar for five terms.

Situated in the Cachar district of Assam, Silchar is the administrative seat of the district, besides also being a part of the Municipal area of Assam. Situated in the southernmost regions in the state of Assam, the Silchar parliamentary constituency is located by the banks of the Barak River, popularly called the Barak Valley.

The economy in the Silchar parliamentary constituency is reliant on crops such as tea, rice and other agricultural products. It also survives on limited industry such as paper-making and tea-box manufacturing. However, the Cachar district which is entirely covered by this Lok Sabha seat has been announced as a backward district in the country, being fed by governmental funds under the scheme of Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. The total population of the Silchar constituency is 2,28,985 as per the 2011 Census.

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Silchar Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Silchar parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Silchar constituency is Sushmita Dev of INC.

Year PC No. PC Name Category WinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
20142SilcharGENSushmita Dev F INC 336451 Kabindra Purkayastha M BJP 301210
20092SilcharGENPurkayastha,Shri Kabindra MBJP243532Badruddin AjmalMAUDF202062
20042SilcharGENSontosh Mohan DevMINC246215Kabindra PurkyasthaMBJP224895
19992SilcharGENSontosh Mohan DevMINC329256Kabindra PurkayasthaMBJP221504
19982SilcharGENKabindra PurkayasthaMBJP230747Santosh Mohan DevMINC210807
19962SilcharGENSontosh Mohan DebMINC237804Kabindra PurkayasthaMBJP169663
19912SilcharGENKabindra PurkayasthaMBJP204201Nurul HudaMCPM193350
19852SilcharGENSantosh Mohan DevMINC219790Noorul HudaMCPM175711
19802SilcharGENSantosh Mohan Dev (Rana Dev)MINC(I)192426Rashida Haque ChaudhuryMINC(U)173820
19772SilcharGENRashida Haque ChoudhuryMINC138638Noorul HudaMCPM110085

Facts about current sitting MP of Silchar Constituency

Name of MP Km. Sushmita Dev
Age 46
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Indian National Congress
Gender Female
Educational Qualification B.A. (Hons.), Bar-at-Law, LL.M (Corporate and Commercial Laws)
Activities of Km. Sushmita Dev in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 77
Private member bills passed 1
Questions asked 216
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituenciesin Silchar Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Silchar parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
SonaiSilcharDholai (SC)
UdharbondLakhipurBorkhola
Katigorah 

Last Updated on February 24, 2015


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