Dhubri


Winner of General Elections 2009 in Dhubri is BADRUDDIN AJMAL (AUDF)

Updated Election Results Details of Dhubri


Candidate NamePartySymbolAddressVote
Badruddin Ajmal AUDFLock and KeyVill. Donkigaon P.O. & P.S. Hojai Dist. Nagaon Assam PIN - 782435540820
Anwar Hussain INCHandP.O. - Chapar Pin - 783371 Assam P.S. - Chapar Kazipara Pt. I356401
Arun Das RWSBattery TorchVill. Dubagaon P.O. Golagaon Dist. Baska Assam PIN-78132781617
Soleman Ali INDKettleVill. Nabagat Shimlitola P.O. Shimlitola PS-Matia Dist. Goalpara Assam PIN-78313020328
Minhar Ali Mandal INDJugVill. Kacharipara P.O. Mankachar Dist. Dhubri Assam PIN-78313114426
Alok Sen SPBicycle1-Loko Colony P.O. Pandu Guwahati-781012 Assam9109
Tripti Kana Mazumdar Choudhury INDCup & SaucerM.C. Road P.O. Chenikuthi Dist. Kamrup Assam PIN-7810037623
Nur Mahammad INDScissorsVill. Kathalbari P.O. & P.S. Bagribari Dist. Dhubri Assam PIN-7833495929
Soleman Khandaker INDRailway EngineVill. Boraikandi P.O. Kanaimara Dist. Dhubri Assam PIN-7831355373
Shahjahan Ali INDTableHedayetpur Ward No. 17 Goalpara Town P.O. Baladmari Dist. Goalpara Assam PIN - 7831215357
Total Votes1046983


YearVoter Turnout PercentageWinner CandidatePercentagePartyRunnerup CandidatePercentageParty
2004 75.1 ANWAR HUSSAIN 43.61 INC  AFZALUR RAHMAN 30.1 AGP  
1999 78.58 Abdul Hamid 34.58 INC  Dr Pannalal Oswal 31.95 BJP  
1998 73.65 Abdul Hamid 50.04 INC  Dr. Pannalal Oswal 24.18 BJP  
1996 87.08 Nurul Islam 40.1 INC  Onkarmal Agarwal 23.24 AGP  
1991 84.79 Nurul Islam 26.53 INC  Dinesh Chandra Sarkar 19.62 BJP  
1984 86.77 Abdul Hamid 25.91 IND  Nurul Islam 23.99 INC  
1977 67.71 Ahmmad Hossen 45.68 INC  Zahirul Islam 45.5 BLD 


Dhubri is the headquarters of Dhubri district, Assam, India. It is an small old town on the bank of the Brahmaputra and Gadadhar Rivers. In 1883, the town was first constituted as a Municipal Board and is situated about 290 km away from Guwahati, the state capital. Dhubri was an important commercial centre and had a busy river port particularly for jute. Partition of the country in 1947 caused Dhubri to become a route for illegal immigrants and terrorists to cross the international border. This place is also famous for the Sikh Gurdwara or Damdama Sahib which was constructed in memory of visit of First Sikh Guru Nanak Dev and later it was followed by visit of Ninth guru, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur and the Gurdwara is named as Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib. Hence, it has great importance for Sikh community.

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History

The word Dhuburi: comes from a legendary lady named Netai-Dhubuni. The story is connected with Behula-Lakhindar. The word Dhubuni is considered a corruption of 'Dhuburi'. According to Bodo-Kacharis, the word is of Bodo origin and derived form Dubra, a kind of grass. The story of lady Netai-Dhubuni is widely accepted for the naming history of Dhubri. Until 1874, Dhubri was mostly a part of Bengal kings. In 1874, the British Government created a new province named Assam Valley Province and incorporated Goalpara district area with its headquarters at Dhubri with the new Assam Province.

Educational institutes

The Bhola Nath College or B. N. College, Dhubri (estd. 1946) is the oldest and premier college in western Assam. Other notable educational institutes are Dhubri Law College, Dhubri Girls' College, Dhubri B. T. College and some private run computer institutes.

Geography

The town is located between 89.5 degree east longitude and 26.1 degree north latitude. The town is about 34 m above the sea level.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,Dhubri had a population of 63,965. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhubri has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79% and, female literacy is 68%. In Dhubri, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. With close to 75% of its population Muslims, it is one of the Minority Concentrated Districts of India.
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