48. Boko (बोको एससी), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Lower Assam region and Kamrup district of Assam (असम). It shares inter-state border with Kamrup. Boko is part of 7. Gauhati Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat is categoried as: Rural.
This Scheduled Caste Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of %. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 72.81%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 236661 eligible electors, of which 119631 were male, 117023 female and 7 voters of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Boko in 2021 is 978.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 198190 eligible electors, of which 101084 were male, 97106 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 170334 eligible electors, of which 85984 were male, 84350 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Boko in 2016 was 227. In 2011, there were 130.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Nandita Das of INC won in this seat by defeating Jyoti Prasad Das of AGP by a margin of 17594 votes which was 9.97% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 39.66% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Gopi Nath Das of AIUDF won in this seat defeating Jayanta Das of INC by a margin of 10691 votes which was 7.57% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIUDF had a vote share of 38.52% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, INC got the most votes in 48. Boko Assembly segment of Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency. BJP's won the Gauhati Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, INC got the most votes this Assembly segment and BJP won the Gauhati Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 3 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 7 contestants.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Boko are: Gopi Nath Das (TMC), Jyoti Prasad Das (AGP), Nandita Das (INC)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 86.7%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 89.06%, while it was 82.93% in 2011.
Poll dates: The seat went to the polls in Phase 3 of the Assam Assembly elections 2021 on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Counting of votes are being held on Sunday, May 2, 2021.
Number of polling stations: In the 2021 elections there were a total of polling stations in 48. Boko constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 245. In 2011 there were 238 polling stations.
Extent: 48. Boko constituency comprises of the following areas of Kamrup district of Assam: Boko thana (excluding Bongaon mouza) in Gauhati sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Kamrup.
Boko seat of the Assam Assembly has Meghalaya (West Khasi Hills District) adjoining seats: Meghalaya (West Khasi Hills District).
The total area covered by Boko is 742 square kilometres.