Barpeta of Assam

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Assam's Barpeta is one of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.

As per the last census report, Barpeta houses 24,00,129 people. Out of them, 7.71% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 2.91% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 9.63% of voters are from urban areas while 90.37% voters stay in rural areas.

Out of the total 14,30,175 voters, there are 7,55,559 male voters while 6,74,616 voters are females.

Polling for Barpeta was held on Apr 23. In the last parliamentary polls, AIUDF's sitting MP Siraj Uddin Ajmal defeated BJP's TTprev_runnerup by a margin of 42,341 votes.

The voter turnout recorded was 84%.

In what qualifies as a great political thriller, Abdul Khaleque of Indian National Congress defeated Asom Gana Parishad's Kumar Deepak Das by a margin of 140,307. After a close shave, Abdul Khaleque will now govern Barpeta for the next five years.

National People's Party fieled Pranabjyoti Das Rajbonshi while the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Abdul Khaleque, and the All India Trinamool Congress chose Ashahak Ali Dewan as their candidate.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Abdul Khaleque

Indian National Congress

INC

645173

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Arfan Ali

Independent

IND

2799

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Aroon Barooa

Purvanchal Janta Party (Secular)

PJP(S)

3618

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Ashahak Ali Dewan

All India Trinamool Congress

AITC

20466

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Bhadreswar Barman

National Republican Congress

NRC

2214

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Chitralekha Das

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

2382

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Kumar Deepak Das

Asom Gana Parishad

AGP

504866

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Matiar Rahman

The National Road Map Party of India

TNRMPI

3973

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Pranabjyoti Das Rajbonshi

National People's Party

NPP

2462

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Rafiqul Islam

All India United Democratic Front

AIUDF

248667

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Rejaul Karim

Republican Party of India

RPI

0

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Saniara Parbin

Voters Party International

VPI

0

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Santanu Mukherjee

Bharatiya Gana Parishad

BGP

5408

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