Gauhati is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23. The result will be out on May 23.
Gauhati registered 80.81 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 2.5 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 2178617 while the total voter turnout is 1760511. While in 2014, the constituency registered 78.31 percent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1920889 while the total voter's turnout was 1504194.
Queen Oja of Bharatiya Janata Party, Bobbeeta Sharma of Indian National Congress, Manoj Sharma of All India Trinamool Congress and Ratul Kumar Choudhury of Samajwadi Party are some of the prominent names that will contest the Lok Sabha election 2019 from Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency in Assam.
Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency covers 10 assembly segments - Dudhnai (ST), Boko (SC), Chaygaon, Palasbari, Jalukbari, Dispur, Guwahati East, Guwahati West, Hajo and Barkhetry.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency of Assam.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||QUEEN OJA||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2||BOBBEETA SHARMA||Indian National Congress|
|3||MANOJ SHARMA||All India Trinamool Congress|
|4||AVIJIT CHAKRABORTY||Bharatiya Gana Parishad|
|5||SADEK ALI||Republican Party of India (A)|
|6||PANKAJ DAS||Swarna Bharat Party|
|7||PARTHA PRATIM BARUAH||Voters Party International|
|8||MAMONI SARMA||Purvanchal Janta Party (Secular)|
|9||RAJIB KAKATI||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|10||RATUL KUMAR CHOUDHURY||Samajwadi Party|
|11||RUBI NEOG||National Republican Congress|
|15||JUNMONI DEVI KHAUND||Independent|
|16||FARUK AHMED BHUYAN||Independent|
In 2014 Lok Sabha election here, BJP's Bijoya Chakravarty registered an absolutely stellar win by decimating Congress' Manash Borah by over 3 lakh votes. Others like AIUDF's Gopi Nath Das and Asom Gana Parishad's Birendra Prasad Baishya - placed third and fourth, respectively - did not stand a chance against the former member of Janata Party who had also been a member of AGP.