Barpeta Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Ismail Hussain of the Congress won the seat in 2009 before losing to Sirajuddin Ajmal in the Lok Sabha 2014 elections.
Barpeta Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 6
Total electors: 14,30,175 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 7,55,559
Female electors: 6,74,616
Assembly Constituencies: Bongaigaon, Abhayapuri North, Abhayapuri South (SC), Patacharkuchi, Barpeta, Jania, Baghbar, Sarukhetri, Chenga, Dharmapur
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Congress party’s AF Golam Osmani won the seat in 1999 and 2004 Lok Sabha elections. Ismail Hussain of the Congress won the seat in 2009 before losing to Sirajuddin Ajmal in the 2014 elections.
Demographics: Like Dhubri, Barpeta is another Muslim majority constituency in Assam, where the community accounts for nearly 3/5th of the electorate. Moreover, most of the Muslims found in this constituency are Bengali-speaking immigrants.
The decision has been taken after it was found that 5 percent of the new positive cases in the state in the last few days were among fully vaccinated people, an official said
At least six Assam Police personnel were killed while defending the ‘constitutional boundary’ of the state with Mizoram
The heart of the conflict is an unresolved border issue — a 164.6-kilometre long inter-state border, which separates Assam and Mizoram. This border is shared by three districts of South Assam — Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj — and three districts of Mizoram — Kolasib, Mamit and Aizawl