The Kokrajhar Parliamentary constituency in the state of Assam is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. Located in the Kokrajhar District in the west of Assam, this Parliamentary constituency is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam.The Kokrajhar Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 5) consists of 1,377,837 number of electorates in totality, of these 707,603 are males and 670,234 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests.
On the banks of the Gourang River that houses Kokrajhar, it is one of the most essential urban centres in the state as it is part of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC). With a population of 31,152 (2001 census), the Kokrajhar city is known for its commercial exchanges in and across Assam. The District of Kokrajhar, which is entirely covered by the constituency of the same name, is spread across an area of 3,169 square kilometers, and has as its administrative seat the city of Kokrajhar. The district has been named as one of the most backward regions in the state of Assam, thus being aided by government funds under the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme. Ten Assembly constituencies sre part of the Kokrajhar Parliamentary seat. The places of interest in the Kokrajhar district are the Daimalu Park, the Thandwi Bineswar Brahma Memorial Par, and the Onthai Gwlao.
Kokrajhar 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
|Naba Kumar Sarania||Independent||482556||0||2004||484560||32.75||Winner|
|Pramila Rani Brahma||Bodoland Peoples Front||443410||0||3364||446774||30.2||1st Runner-up|
|Urkhao Gwra Brahma||United People'S Party, Liberal||309736||0||2699||312435||21.12||2nd Runner-up|
|Sabda Ram Rabha||Indian National Congress||146251||0||867||147118||9.94||3rd Runner-up|
|Biraj Deka||Communist Party Of India (Marxist)||27804||0||324||28128||1.9||4th Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||15867||0||121||15988||1.08||5th Runner-up|
|Rajesh Narzary||Voters Party International||13866||0||42||13908||0.94||6th Runner-up|
|Ranjoy Kr. Brahma||Independent||10733||0||55||10788||0.73||7th Runner-up|
|Prasanjit Kumar Das||Independent||9822||0||137||9959||0.67||8th Runner-up|
|Charan Iswary||Purvanchal Janta Party (Secular)||9519||0||308||9827||0.66||9th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kokrajhar Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kokrajhar 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 Kokrajhar constituency is Naba Kumar Sarania (Hira) of IND.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Naba Kumar Sarania (Hira) ||M ||IND ||634428 ||Urkhao Gwra Brahma ||M ||IND ||278649|
|2009||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Bwiswmuthiary,Shri Sansuma Khunggur ||M||BOPF||495211||Urkhao Gwra Brahma||M||IND||304889|
|2004||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary||M||IND||689620||Sabda Ram Rabha||M||IND||205491|
|1999||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Sansuma Khunggur Bwismuthiary||M||IND||334367||Theodore Kisku Rapaz||M||URMCA||246942|
|1998||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary||M||IND||192975||Theodor Kisku Rapaz||M||URMCA||151543|
|1996||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Louis Islary||M||IND||185688||Rabi Ram Brahma||M||IND||154134|
|1991||5||Kokrajhar||GEN||Satyendra Nath Brohmo Choudhury||M||IND||426727||Louis Islary||M||INC||163588|
|1985||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Samar Brahma Choudhury||M||PTC||184508||Prasenjit Brahma||M||IND||170744|
|1977||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Charan Narzary||M||IND||186808||Dharanidhar Basumatari||M||INC||143905|
|1971||5||Kokrajhar||(ST)||Dharanidhar Basumatary||M||INC||150987||Samar Brahma Choudhury ||M||IND||93301|
|1968||By Polls||Kokrajhar||GEN||D. B.Matary||M||INC||62565||B.P.Rabha||M||CPI||17160|
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kokrajhar parliamentary constituency.