Bodo Lok Sabha Members | List of Bodo people in Lok Sabha MP | Bodo Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha | Bodo MP details
Today, we’ll explore the Bodo politicians who have worked for the people and have become members of the Indian Parliament. Indian Parliament has Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. Lok Sabha is the House of the People, is the lower house of the Indian parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha.
The Bodo leaders who have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Lok Sabha details will be shared with you here.
Brief About Lok Sabha Assam PC and Kokrajhar PC and ST Reservation
|Lok Sabha Nos. of Members||543|
|Seat Reserved for ST||47|
|Assam Parliamentary Constituency (PC)||14|
|Kokrajhar Parliamentary Constituency (PC) – Reserved for ST||1|
First Bodo MP in Lok Sabha
The Lok Sabha commenced in 1952, during that time, Assam had only 10 Parliamentary constituencies (PC). But in the 1967 Lok Sabha Election, the Assam PC increased to 14. Kokrajhar PC with ST reservation was too included in it. The First Lok Sabha Member from the Kokrajhar Parliamentary constituency was Rupnath Brahma from the Indian National Congress (INC) party, but he resigned and in the Kokrajhar PC bye-election 1967 Lok Sabha, Shri Dharanidhor Basumatari became the Lok Sabha Member.
The First Bodo MP in Lok Sabha is Rupnath Brahma, sometimes people also refer to Shri Dharanidhor Basumatari as the first MP in Lok Sabha as he completed the first term of 1967 and was even selected for the second term in the 1971 Lok Sabha general election.
List of Bodo People in Lok Sabha
The Kokrajhar Parliamentary Constituency of Lok Sabha is reserved for the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and the Kokrajhar is dominated by Bodo people since the beginning. Now the Kokrajhar town is the headquarters of the BTC administration of the BTR comprising of five districts of Assam, viz Baksa, Chirang, Kokrajhar, Tamulpur, and Udalguri.
Since the start of the Kokrajhar PC Lok Sabha election in 1967, mostly Bodo people have become the Member of Parliament at the Lok Sabha either winning the seat from the Party or as an independent candidate except in the 2014 and 2019 elections, the seat went to non-Bodo – Naba Kumar Sarania (also known as Hira), as an independent candidate.
Let’s see in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha Kokrajhar PC election results, whether the Bodo people can regain their hold in the Kokrajhar PC.
Bodo People in Lok Sabha MP Highlights
Below is the list of Bodo Person in Lok Sabha from the Kokrajhar Parliamentary Constituency.
|Lok Sabha |
|Lok Sabha Election No.||Lok Sabha |
Member of Parliament
Shri Dharanidhor Basumatari (bye election)
|1971||5||Shri Dharanidhor Basumatari||INC|
|1984||8||Samar Brahma Choudhury||PTCA ||
Plains Tribals Council Of Assam
|1991||10||Satyendra Nath Brohmo Choudhury||Independent|
|1998||12||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary||Independent|
|1999||13||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary||Independent|
|2004||14||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary||Independent|
|2009||15||Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary||BPF|
|2014||16||Naba Kumar Sarania (Hira)||Independent|
|2019||17||Naba Kumar Sarania (Hira)||Independent|
Note: We couldn’t gather the data of the 1980 and 1989 Lok Sabha election for the Kokrajhar PC winning candidate details. If any of you have knowledge of the same, please do share.
Upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha General Election
The next Lok Sabha General Election is scheduled for 2024, and it’s going to be the 18th Lok Sabha election.
Kokrajhar PC Lok Sabha 2024 Details
In the upcoming Lok Sabha Kokrajhar PC 2024, we’ll update the participating candidates for the Kokrajhar parliamentary constituency and the other related details.
Hope you found these Bodo people in Lok Sabha MP post useful.
- Bodo people in Rajya Sabha MP
1. Who is the First MP in Lok Sabha from Bodo Community?
2. Who is the First Lok Sabha MP from Kokrajhar PC?
3. Who is Longest Serving Lok Sabha MP from Bodo Tribe?
Sansuma Khunggur Bwiswmuthiary, is an independent candidate and a BPF candidate in the last serving.
4. Who is the First Non-Bodo to Become MP from the Kokrajhar PC reserved for ST?
Naba Kumar Sarania (Hira), is an Independent candidate.
5. In Which Year did Kokrajhar PC Lok Sabha Start?
Lok Sabha Kokrajhar PC Started in 1967. The First MP from PC Kokrajhar was Rupnath Brahma.