The Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency of Goalpokhar is situated within the Uttar Dinajpur district of West Bengal. It falls below the Raiganj Lok Sabha constituency.
The constituency has 2,15,590 electors and 224 polling cubicles.
Past election outcomes and winners
In the 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, Mohammed Gulam Rabbani of the Trinamool Congress gained from the Goalpokhar Assembly seat.
Rabbani had gained from the seat within the 2011 Assembly polls on a Congress ticket.
The seat was held by All India Forward Bloc leaders between 1977 and 2011, besides in 2006 when Congress’ Deepa Dasmunsi emerged victorious from Goalpokhar.
The voter turnout within the 2016 Assembly polls in Goalpokhar was 74.38 p.c.
As per the estimates of 2011 Census, out of complete 3,26,120 inhabitants, 98.18 p.c is rural and 1.82 p.c is city.
The Goalpokhar Assembly constituency is anticipated to go to polls in April or May 2021, as a part of the West Bengal Assembly election 2021.
The West Bengal Assembly polls might be held to elect a complete of 294 Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
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