25. Golakganj (গোলকগঞ্জ), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Lower Assam region and Dhubri district of Assam. It shares a border with West Bengla (Koch Bihar District). Golakganj 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 2,03,513 eligible electors, of which 1,05,722 were male, 97,788 female and 3 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Golakganj in 2021 is 925.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,77,153 eligible electors, of which 93,208 were male, 83,945 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,55,801 eligible electors, of which 81,764 were male, 74,037 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Golakganj in 2016 was 75. In 2011, there were 25.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Ashwini Ray Sarkar of BJP won in this seat by defeating Abdus Sobahan Ali Sarkar of INC by a margin of 6,391 votes which was 3.96% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BJP had a vote share of 46.2% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Abu Taher Bepari of INC won in this seat defeating Aswini Roy Sarkar of BJP by a margin of 4,008 votes which was 2.97% of the total votes polled in the constituency. INC had a vote share of 43.95% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, AGP got the most votes in 25. Golakganj Assembly segment of Dhubri Lok Sabha constituency. AIUDF won the Dhubri Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP got the most votes this Assembly segment and AIUDF won the Dhubri Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 7 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 5 contestants and there were 6 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Golakganj are: Ashwini Ray Sarkar (BJP), Abdus Sobahan Ali Sarkar (INC), Sahidur Rahman (TMC), Atikur Rahman (AJP), Mominur Alom (RUC), Abu Taher Bepari (IND), Nilimoy Prodhani (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 90.68%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 91.2%, while it was 86.67% 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 25. Golakganj constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 203. In 2011 there were 188 polling stations.
Extent: 25. Golakganj constituency comprises of the following areas of Dhubri district of Assam: Golakganj thana [excluding the villages specified in item (8) of the Appendix] in Dhubri sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Dhubri.
The total area covered by Golakganj is 390 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Golakganj is: 26°12'51.8"N 89°49'13.4"E.
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