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Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Election Results in 2009



Elections to the fifth Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh, after being granted its complete statehood in the State Arunachal Pradesh Act, were held in October 2009. 157 candidates from various political parties were in fray, contesting in a total of 60 Assembly constituencies, out of which 59 Assembly seats were reserved for the Scheduled Tribe candidates and 1 Assembly seat for the General candidates.


5,74,662 valid votes were cast in the 2009 elections in which the Indian National Congress won with a thumping majority by bagging 42 out of the 60 Assembly constituencies, and hence forming the government. While the Nationalist Congress Party and the All India Trinamool Congress both managed to win five Assembly seats individually and the People’s Party of Arunachal won in four assembly constituencies, the BJP decreased in appeal in the state, winning only three Assembly seats. No other party could compete with the Congress. Former Chief of the Indian Army, Joginder Jaswant Singh remained the Honorable Governor of Arunachal Pradesh till May 2013, when retired Lieutenant General Nirbhay Sharma took over in the prestigious post of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and is continuing in the post. Wanglin Lowangdong is the Speaker of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly during the present Assembly, while Jomde Kena remains the Deputy Speaker in this period. Dorjee Khandu of the Indian National Congress was re-elected as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh and remained in power till April 2011 when he suddenly and mysteriously died in a plane crash during his visit to Itanagar. He was replaced by acting Chief Minister Jambom Gamlin and finally by Nabam Tuki, who assumed office in November 2011 and is incumbent.


One of the main achievements of this tenure of the Congress is in guaranteeing peace and security in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, while restoring the historic problem with China over the questions of its borders. In fact, the Tuki-led Congress government has made some early achievements in the issues of women’s empowerment, education and in building the Trans-Arunachal Highway. Some of the most important legislations passed in the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly are:
  • Arunachal Pradesh State Council Technical Education Act, 2010
  • Arunachal Pradesh Education Act, 2010
  • Arunachal Pradesh Colleges and Other Institutions of Higher Education Act, 2010
  • Arunachal Pradesh Entry Tax Act, 2010



List of Successful Candidates in Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Election in 2009

A.C No.Assembly Constituency NameType of A.C.Winner Candidates NameGenderPartyVotesRunner-UPGenderPartyVotes
1Lumla(ST)JambeyTashiMINC Uncontested   
2Tawang(ST)Tsewang DhondupMINC Uncontested   
3Mukto(ST)Dorjee KhanduMINC Uncontested   
4Dirang(ST)PhurpaTseringMPPA6618Tsering GyurmeMINC5085
5Kalaktang(ST)Tenzing Norbu ThongdMINC4189Rinchin Khandu KhrimeyMNCP2958
6Thrizino Buragaon(ST)Kumsi SidisowMPPA8279Naresh GlowMINC3281
7Bomdila(ST)R.T. KhunjujuMINC4062Japu DeruMNCP3670
8Bameng(ST)Kumar WaiiMINC5647Tagung NerMAITC2283
9ChayangTajo(ST)Karya BagangFAITC3674Kameng DoloMINC3332
10Seppa East(ST)Tapuk TakuMAITC4666Tame PhassangMINC4374
11Seppa West(ST)Tani LoffaMAITC2692Hari NotungMINC2386
12Pakke Kessang(ST)Atum WellyMINC2885Techi HemuMNCP2818
13Itanagar(ST)ShriTechi KasoMNCP13443Shri Kipa BabuMINC10057
14Doimukh(ST)Shri Nabam RebiaMINC6752Shri Ngurang PinchMNCP6154
15Sagalee(ST)Shri NabamTukiMINC6646Sri Tad TanaMNCP2954
16Yachuli(ST)Shri Likha SaayaMINC5638Shri Nikh KaminMAITC5596
17Ziro Hapoli(ST)Shri Padi RichoMINC9569Nani RibiaMAITC6697
18Palin(ST)Takam TagarMPPA6015Balo RajaMINC5326
19Nyapin(ST)Bamang FelixMNCP4865Tatar KipaMINC4126
20Tali(ST)MarkioTadoMPPA5261Takam SorangMINC2548
21Koloriang(ST)LokamTassarMINC5095Kahfa BengiaMNCP3996
22Nacho(ST)ShriTanga ByalingMINC4878Shri Ajit NachoMBJP1052
23Taliha(ST)Shri Punji MaraMINC3570Shri Nyato RigiaMAITC3164
24Daporijo(ST)ShriTapen SigaMBJP5009Smti Yari DulomMINC3806
25Raga(ST)Sri Nido PavitraMINC5460Shri Aath Tacho KabakMNCP4274
26Dumporijo(ST)ShriTakar MardeMINC7493Shri Lompak PaksokMBJP1735
27Liromoba(ST)Jarbom GamlinMINC6640Bai GadiMBJP2748
28Likabali(ST)Jomde KenaMINC3420Yai MaraMAITC2527
29Basar(ST)Gojen GadiMINC8438Dakter BasarMAITC5317
30Along West(ST)Gadam EteMINC5113Duter PaduMAITC5082
31Along East(ST)Jarkar GamlinMINC5175Yomto JiniMAITC4576
32Rumgong(ST)Tamiyo TagaMBJP3658Karma JerangMJD(U)2915
33Mechukha(ST)Pasang Dorjee SonaMINC3973Tsering NaksangMNCP2423
34Tuting Yingkiong(ST)Alo LibangMNCP4827Gegong ApangMINC3457
35Pangin(ST)Tapang TalohMINC6826Kaling JerangMNCP4045
36Nari-Koyu(ST)Tako DabiMINC3398Kenyir RinguMNCP2656
37Pasighat West(ST)Dr. Tangor TapakMBJP5529Omak ApangMINC4868
38Pasighat East(ST)Bosiram SiramMINC8908Kaling MoyongMNCP5683
39Mebo(ST)Ralom BorangMNCP5142Lombo TayengMINC4555
40Mariyang-Geku(ST)J K PanggengMINC4165Raising PermeMNCP2885
41Anini(ST)RajeshTachoMINC1730Eri TayuMNCP1649
42Dambuk(ST)JominTayengMNCP4967Roding PertinMINC4837
43Roing(ST)Shri Laeta UmbreyMAITC5170Smti Pomaya MithiMINC4337
44Tezu(ST)Karikho KriMINC8397Nakul ChaiMAITC4552
45Hayuliang(ST)Shri Kalikho PulMINC7788Shri Baritlum AmaMAITC998
46Chowkham(ST)ChowTewa MeinMINC6279Chow Chinakong NamchoomMNCP4023
47Namsai(ST)Nang Sati MeinFIND10477Chow Pingthika NamchoomMAITC4778
48Lekang(ST)Chowna MeinMINC6896James Techi TaraMNCP3950
49Bordumsa DiyumGENC.C SingphoMINC6193Khumral LungphiMNCP5238
50Miao(ST)Kamlung MosangMINC9151Samchom NgemuMNCP6180
51Nampong(ST)Setong SenaMINC5432Tosham MossangMIND1582
52Changlang South(ST)Phosum KhimhunMINC2904Tengam NgemuMAITC950
53Changlang North(ST)ThinghaapTaijuMINC4088Wangnia PongteMAITC2834
54Namsang(ST)Wangki LowangMINC4968Wanglong RajkumarMNCP2275
55Khonsa East(ST)Kamthok LowangMAITC3475T L RajkumarMINC3020
56Khonsa West(ST)Yumsem MateyMINC4030Thajam AbohMAITC3562
57Borduria Bogapani(ST)Wanglin LowangdongMINC4034Tonhang TonglukMNCP1908
58Kanubari(ST)NewlaiTingkhatraMINC4859Gabriel Denwang WangsuMPPA4189
59Longding Pumao(ST)Thangwang WanghamMINC4763Tanpho WangnawMPPA4178
60Pongchao Wakka(ST)Honchun NgandamMINC7531Anok WangsaMPPA2976


List of Participating Political Parties in Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Election in 2009

S.NoParty Abbreviation Party
National Parties
1BJP Bharatiya Janata Party
2INC Indian National Congress
3NCP Nationalist Congress Party
State Parties - Other States
4AITC All India Trinamool Congress
5JD(U) Janata Dal (United)
Registered(Unrecognised) Parties
6PPA People's Party of Arunachal
Independents
7INDIndependent


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