Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Gobichettipalayam profile: AIADMK’s KA Sengottaiyan currently represents constituency

Gobichettipalayam is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Erode district of Tamil Nadu

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Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Gobichettipalayam profile: AIADMK’s KA Sengottaiyan currently represents constituency

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Gobichettipalayam is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the Erode district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Tirupur Lok Sabha constituency.

In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, the Gobichettipalayam constituency had a total of 2,42,690 registered voters.

Voter turnout in previous election

The voter turnout in Gobichettipalayam in the previous Assembly election was 84.32 percent.

Past election results and winners

In the 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election, KA Sengottaiyan of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) won the Gobichettipalayam seat. He won 96,177 votes, as against 84,954 votes won by his main rival SV Saravanan of the Indian National Congress (INC).

In the 2011 election, KA Sengottaiyan of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) had won the Gobichettipalayam seat by defeating Sivaraj of the Kongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam (KNMK).

Election date and timing

The Tamil Nadu Assembly polls will be held on 6 April 2021, along with Kerala and Puducherry. The day will also see phase three polls in Assam and West Bengal. 92,000 polling booths will be there for the assembly polls. The counting of the votes is scheduled for 2 May.

The official notification of the Assembly polls in the state is scheduled for 12 March. The nomination of candidates will be accepted from then till 19 March. The scrutiny of nominations will be done on 20 March and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is 22 March.

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly has a total number of 234 seats, of which 45 are reserved constituencies (42 SC constituencies and 3 ST Constituencies). The current term of the Assembly ends on 24 May 2021.

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