A Parliamentary seat alternating between the Congress party and the BJP, the Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency belongs to the north-eastern state of Assam and is one of the 14 seats that represent this exotic state in the country.1,723,860 is the total electorate count in the Gauhati Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 7). Out of these 890,882 number of electorates are males and the remaining 832,978 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. Comprising the Gauhati Municipal area, this parliamentary constituency houses the state's capital Dispur.
The Gauhati parliamentary constituency covers the entire district called the Kamrup Metropolitan district, whose administrative headquarters is the city of Guwahati. Lying between the foothills of the Shillong Plateau and the banks of the river Brahmaputra, the city of Guwahati or Gauhati is an ancient urban area in the state, renowned for its rich cultural heritage.
With a population of 9,63,429 of the Guwahati city, as per provisional reports of Census India 2011 is 963,429; this parliamentary constituency is the primary educational, cultural, commercial and political entry point not only to Assam, but to the whole north-eastern region. While the population of the Kamrup district is 15,84,342.10 assembly constituencies constitute the parliamentary seat of Gauhati, out of which Dudhnoi and Boko are reserved for candidates belonging to the marginalized sections of the society.
Gauhati Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Queen Oja||Bharatiya Janata Party||1007156||0||1780||1008936||57.2||Winner|
|Bobbeeta Sharma||Indian National Congress||662776||0||554||663330||37.61||1st Runner-up|
|Upamanyu Hazarika||Independent||21114||0||79||21193||1.2||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||10442||0||24||10466||0.59||3rd Runner-up|
|Manoj Sharma||All India Trinamool Congress||10135||0||6||10141||0.57||4th Runner-up|
|Faruk Ahmed Bhuyan||Independent||9043||0||1||9044||0.51||5th Runner-up|
|Shankha Sinha||Independent||7847||0||2||7849||0.45||6th Runner-up|
|Junmoni Devi Khaund||Independent||5479||0||4||5483||0.31||7th Runner-up|
|Pankaj Das||Swarna Bharat Party||4102||0||8||4110||0.23||8th Runner-up|
|Sadek Ali||Republican Party Of India (A)||3645||0||5||3650||0.21||9th Runner-up|
|Alimuddin Ahmed||Independent||2833||0||3||2836||0.16||10th Runner-up|
|Utpal Borgohain||Independent||2748||0||5||2753||0.16||11th Runner-up|
|Partha Pratim Baruah||Voters Party International||2587||0||3||2590||0.15||12th Runner-up|
|Mamoni Sarma||Purvanchal Janta Party (Secular)||2451||0||5||2456||0.14||13th Runner-up|
|Ratul Kumar Choudhury||Samajwadi Party||2378||0||5||2383||0.14||14th Runner-up|
|Avijit Chakraborty||Bharatiya Gana Parishad||2335||0||16||2351||0.13||15th Runner-up|
|Rajib Kakati||Hindusthan Nirman Dal||2119||0||3||2122||0.12||16th Runner-up|
|Rubi Neog||National Republican Congress||2050||0||14||2064||0.12||17th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Gauhati Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Gauhati 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 Gauhati constituency is Smt. Bijoya Chakravarty of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||7||Gauhati||GEN||Smt. Bijoya Chakraborty ||F ||BJP ||764985 ||Manash Borah ||M ||INC ||449201|
|2009||7||Gauhati||GEN||Chakravarty,Smt. Bijoya ||F||BJP||496047||Capt. Robin Bordoloi||M||INC||484192|
|2004||7||Gauhati||GEN||Kirip Chaliha||M||INC||353250||Bhupen Hazarika||M||BJP||292099|
|1999||7||Gauhati||GEN||Bijoya Chakravarty||F||BJP||384771||Bhubaneswar Kalita||M||INC||309533|
|1998||7||Gauhati||GEN||Bhubaneswar Kalita||M||INC||285482||Manoranjan Goswami||M||BJP||157309|
|1996||7||Gauhati||GEN||Prabin Chandra Sarmah||M||AGP||372833||Bhubaneswar Kalita||M||INC||258436|
|1991||7||Gauhati||GEN||Kirip Chaliha||M||INC||169628||Asfaf Ali||M||NAGP||124823|
|1985||7||Gauhati||GEN||Dinesh Goswami||M||IND||428013||Bhagaban Lahkar||M||INC||124507|
|1977||7||Gauhati||GEN||Renuka Devi Barktaki||F||BLD||149255||Dinesh Chandra Goswami||M||INC||112815|
|1971||7||Gauhati||GEN||Dinesh Chandra Goswami||M||INC||140483||Dhireswar Kalita ||M||CPI||44482|
|1967||7||Gauhati||GEN||D. Kalita||M||CPI||90208||R. D. Barkataki ||M||INC||88658|
|1962||6||Gauhati||GEN||Hem Borua||M||PSP||133812||Tirtha Nath Sarmah||M||INC||101750|
|1957||5||Gauhati||GEN||Barua Hem||M||PSP||143497||Devendra Nath Sarma||M||INC||96624|
|1956||By Polls||Gauhati||GEN||D.N. Sarma||M||INC||45057||Hem Barua||M||PSP||29112|
|1951||5||Gauhati||GEN||Rohini Kumar Chaudhury||M||INC||96122||Lakshya Dhar Chaudhury ||M||SP||72553|
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Gauhati parliamentary constituency.