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.
Silchar 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.
Silchar Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status|
|Rajdeep Roy||Bharatiya Janata Party||496235||0||3179||499414||52.59||Winner|
|Sushmita Dev||Indian National Congress||416233||0||1585||417818||43.99||1st Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||8525||0||22||8547||0.9||2nd Runner-up|
|Nazia Yasmin Mazumdar||National People'S Party||5650||0||43||5693||0.6||3rd Runner-up|
|Sabindra Das||Independent||3981||0||4||3985||0.42||4th Runner-up|
|Hitabrata Roy||All India Trinamool Congress||3498||0||16||3514||0.37||5th Runner-up|
|Nazmul Haque Laskar||Independent||1816||0||4||1820||0.19||6th Runner-up|
|Mohendra Chandra Das||Independent||1652||0||3||1655||0.17||7th Runner-up|
|Shuvadip Datta||Independent||1532||0||3||1535||0.16||8th Runner-up|
|Ashutosh Bhattacharjee||Independent||1503||0||4||1507||0.16||9th Runner-up|
|Puran Lal Goala||Independent||1459||0||1||1460||0.15||10th Runner-up|
|Shyam Deo Kurmi||Socialist Unity Centre Of India (Communist)||1081||0||14||1095||0.12||11th Runner-up|
|Badrul Islam Barbhuiya||All India Forward Bloc||829||0||11||840||0.09||12th Runner-up|
|Ashitava Dutta||Independent||808||0||5||813||0.09||13th Runner-up|
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 ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||2||Silchar||GEN||Sushmita Dev ||F ||INC ||336451 ||Kabindra Purkayastha ||M ||BJP ||301210|
|2009||2||Silchar||GEN||Purkayastha,Shri Kabindra ||M||BJP||243532||Badruddin Ajmal||M||AUDF||202062|
|2004||2||Silchar||GEN||Sontosh Mohan Dev||M||INC||246215||Kabindra Purkyastha||M||BJP||224895|
|1999||2||Silchar||GEN||Sontosh Mohan Dev||M||INC||329256||Kabindra Purkayastha||M||BJP||221504|
|1998||2||Silchar||GEN||Kabindra Purkayastha||M||BJP||230747||Santosh Mohan Dev||M||INC||210807|
|1996||2||Silchar||GEN||Sontosh Mohan Deb||M||INC||237804||Kabindra Purkayastha||M||BJP||169663|
|1991||2||Silchar||GEN||Kabindra Purkayastha||M||BJP||204201||Nurul Huda||M||CPM||193350|
|1985||2||Silchar||GEN||Santosh Mohan Dev||M||INC||219790||Noorul Huda||M||CPM||175711|
|1980||2||Silchar||GEN||Santosh Mohan Dev (Rana Dev)||M||INC(I)||192426||Rashida Haque Chaudhury||M||INC(U)||173820|
|1977||2||Silchar||GEN||Rashida Haque Choudhury||M||INC||138638||Noorul Huda||M||CPM||110085|
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|
|Sonai||Silchar||Dholai (SC) |
Last Updated on June 26, 2020