28. Gossaigaon (গোসাইগাঁও), is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha seat in Lower Assam region and Kokrajhar district of Assam. It shares a border with West Bengla (Koch Bihar, Alipurduar, Bhutan Districts). Gossaigaon is part of 5. Kokrajhar 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 90.21%.
In the 2021 elections, there were a total of 1,89,310 eligible electors, of which 97,132 were male, 92,176 female and 2 registered voters were of the third gender.
The electorate gender ratio in Gossaigaon in 2021 is 949.
In the 2016 polls, there were a total of 1,66,083 eligible electors, of which 86,042 were male, 80,041 female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2011 Assam Assembly elections, there were a total of 1,59,906 eligible electors, of which 80,603 were male, 79,303 female and voters of the third gender.
The number of service voters in Gossaigaon in 2016 was 26. In 2011, there were 21.
Past winners/MLAs: In the 2016 Assam Assembly elections, Majendra Narzary of BPF won in this seat by defeating Ravi Sankar Kasireddy of AIUDF by a margin of 6,041 votes which was 4.24% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BPF had a vote share of 31.93% in 2016 in the seat.
In 2011, Majendra Narzary of BPF won in this seat defeating Khairul Alam Miah of AIUDF by a margin of 20,945 votes which was 15.95% of the total votes polled in the constituency. BPF had a vote share of 36.2% in 2011 in the seat.
In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, IND got the most votes in 28. Gossaigaon Assembly segment of Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency. IND won the Kokrajhar Parliament seat.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, IND got the most votes this Assembly segment and IND won the Kokrajhar Parliament seat.
Number of contestants: A total of 11 candidates contested in the 2021 elections. In 2016 there were 8 contestants and there were 9 candidates fighting for this seat in the 2011 Assembly polls.
Candidates 2021: The candidates contesting in the 2021 Assam Assembly elections from Gossaigaon are: Majendra Narzary (BPF), Saidur Islam (NRMPI), Ratan Hasda (JDU), Somnath Narzary (UPPL), Abdul Samad Choudhury (IND), Uttam Kumar Talukdar (IND), Osman Goni Sk (IND), Khairul Anam Khandakar (IND), Riajul Hoque (IND), Ruhit Basumatary (IND), Surjyanath Tudu (IND)
Voter turnout: In the 2021 Assam Assembly elections, the voter turnout was calculated at 83.37%. In 2016, this seat registered a turnout of 85.83%, while it was 82.13% 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 28. Gossaigaon constituency. The corresponding figure in the 2016 elections was 218. In 2011 there were 211 polling stations.
Extent: 28. Gossaigaon constituency comprises of the following areas of Kokrajhar district of Assam: Gossaigaon thana [excluding the villages specified in item (II) of the Appendix and Ward Nos. 1 and 2 of Sapatgram town committee] in Kokrajhar sub-division.. It shares an inter-state border with Kokrajhar.
The total area covered by Gossaigaon is 1004 square kilometres.
Map location:The geographic coordinates of Gossaigaon is: 26°33'08.6"N 89°58'40.4"E.
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