Assam Assembly election 2021, Gossaigaon profile: Bodoland People's Front Majendra Narzary won seat in 2016 polls
The voter turnout in Gossaigaon in the 2016 Assembly election was 85.82 percent
Gossaigaon constituency is located in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Region.
It falls under the Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency.
In the 2016 Assembly election, the constituency had a total of 1,66,084 registered voters.
Voter turnout in previous election
The voter turnout in Gossaigaon in the previous Assembly election was 85.82 percent.
Past election results and winners
In the 2016 Assembly election, the BOPF's Majendra Narzary, with 45,244 votes, comprehensively defeated AIUDF's Ravi Sankar Kasireddy, who netted 39,4143 votes.
Narzary won the election in 2011 as well. He received 47,543 votes against AGP's Prasanta Kumar Barua, who netted 25,094 votes.
The Gossaigaon constituency is expected to go to polls in April or May 2021, as part of the 2021 Assam Assembly election.
The Assam Assembly polls will be held to elect a total of 126 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
The BPF had lodged a complaint with the Election Commission after its candidate from the Tamulpur Assembly segment in Baksa district of the Bodoland Territorial Region had joined the BJP on 1 April
While the third phase will mark the end of the voting process in Assam, Bengal will see another five phases before the results are declared on 2 May
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