Kaliabor is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam. The Kaliabor Lok Sabha constituency covers ten assembly segments - Golaghat, Dergaon (SC), Bokakhat, Dhing, Batadroba, Rupohihat, Samaguri, Kaliabor, Sarupathar and Khumtai.
Kaliabor registered 82.09 percent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 2.01 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1731610 while the total voter turnout is 1421500. While in 2014, the constituency registered 80.08 voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1455668 while the total voter turnout was 1165763.
The first phase of voting in five constituencies of Assam ended on April 11. The fate of following 7 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.
Here is the list of candidates who are contesting from Kaliabor Lok Sabha constituency of Assam:
|Sr No.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||Gaurav Gogoi||Indian National Congress|
|2||Moni Madhab Mahanta||Asom Gana Parishad|
|3||Abdul Aziz||National People's Party|
|4||Shree Diganta Kumar Saikia||Hindusthan Nirman Dal|
|5||Md. Hariqul Islam Bhuyan||Asom Jana Morcha|
|6||Sri Jiten Gogoi||Independent|
|7||Sri Bhaskar Sarmah||Independent|
In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Congress managed to cross the finish line first with Gourav Gogoi - son of former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi - managed to defeat BJP's Mrinal Kumar Saikia by a sizeable margin of 93,874 votes.
In 2009 Lok Sabha election, Tarun Gogoi's brother Dip Gogoi had been fielded by Congress and he had earned a win by defeating Asom Gana Parishad's Gunin Hazarika by an even more impressive margin of 1,51,989 votes. The voter turnout figure then stood at 71.24 per cent.
This year, Congress has decided to field Gaurav Gogoi yet again. BJP, meanwhile, offered the seat to AGP as part of their pre-poll alliance.