24. Gauripur (গৌৰীপুৰ), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Lower Assam region and Dhubri district of Assam. It shares a border with . Gauripur is part of 4. Dhubri Lok Sabha/Parliamentary constituency. This seat can be categoried as: a Rural constituency.
Of the 822 constituencies that went to the polls 302 constituencies, including this, have a record of over 80% turnout in the last three consecutive Assembly elections. Of these 302 high-turnout seats 36 are in Assam, 6 in Kerala, 38 in Tamil Nadu, 203 in West Bengal and 19 in Puducherry.
This General Assembly constituency has an estimated Scheduled Caste population of %. The estimated literacy level of the district in which this constituency falls in is 59.36%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 2,05,264 eligible electors, of which 1,06,047 were male, 99,215 female and 2 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Gauripur in 2021 is 936.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,79,188 eligible electors, of which 92,946 were male, 86,242 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,56,559 eligible electors, of which 80,482 were male, 76,077 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Gauripur in 2016 was 146. In 2011, there were 71.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Nijanur Rahman of AIUDF won in this seat by defeating Banendra Kumar Mushahary of BPF by a margin of 19,911 votes which was 12.38% of the total votes polled in the constituency. AIUDF had a vote share of 45.66% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Banendra Kumar Mushahary of BPF won in this seat defeating Nizanur Rahman of AIUDF by a margin of 16,659 votes which was 12.51% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BPF had a vote share of 40.43% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, AIUDF got the most votes in 24. Gauripur Assembly segment of Dhubri Lok Sabha constituency. AIUDF won the Dhubri Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, AIUDF got the most votes this Assembly segment and AIUDF won the Dhubri Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 9 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 12 contestants and there were 10 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Gauripur are: Nizanur Rahman (AIUDF), Banendra Kumar Mushahary (BJP), Jabbar Ali (JDU), Mir Hussain Sarkar (RPIA), Akul Barman (IND), Abdur Rezzak Hossain (IND), Khagendra Nath Ray (IND), Niranjan Prodhani (IND), Md Mohibul Haque (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 90.5%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 89.74%, while it was 85.64% 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 24. Gauripur constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 207. In 2011 there were 188 polling stations.
Extent: 24. Gauripur constituency comprises of the following areas of Dhubri district of Assam: Gauripur Town Committee and the villages in Dhubri thana specified in item (7) of the Appendix, the villages in Golakganj thana specified in item (8) of the Appendix, and the villages in Bilasipara thana specified in item (9) of the Appendix in Dhubri sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Dhubri.
The total area covered by Gauripur is 536 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Gauripur is: 26°10'07.0"N 89°57'42.5"E.
Refer to the live updating results tables on this page for the latest Gauripur results.