Dibrugarh Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Rameshwar Teli of the BJP won the seat.
Dibrugarh Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency number: 13
Total electors: 11,24,305 (2014 estimates)
Male electors: 5,79,657
Female electors: 5,44,648
Assembly Constituencies: Moran, Dibrugarh, Lahowal, Duliajan, Tingkhong, Naharkaria, Tinsukia, Digboi, Margherita
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Barring one term, Paban Singh Ghatowar represented this constituency between 1991 and 2014. However, Sarbananda Sonowal, who was then an AGP leader, represented the constituency between 2004 and 2009. In the 2014 elections, Rameshwar Teli of the BJP won the seat.
Demographics: Dibrugarh is the centre of tea politics in Assam, with tea workers constituting more than 30 percent of the electorate in the constituency. In fact, Ghatowar himself comes from the tea tribe – communities which were brought in to work in estates in Assam.
He came to the social media spotlight, courtesy a video that went viral in January 2020, where he was allegedly heard ‘instigating people’ to cut Assam off India during a speech at the Aligarh Muslim University on 16 December, 2019
Nagaon Superintendent of Police Anand Mishra said the body of the minor was found in the toilet of a stone crusher mill near her home in Nijori in Kaliabor sub-division
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