Uttarakhand Election 2022: Gangolihat Assembly Seat]
Uttarakhand Election: Gangolihat Assembly Constituency 2022
Gangolihat is one of the 70 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Constituencies that comes under the Pithoragarh district. Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022 for Gangolihat was held on February 14 and the results was declared on March 10.
In Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2017, there were 1,01,208 registered voters for Gangolihat assembly seat, out of which 52,549 were male and 48,659 were female voters. 0.8% of voters opted for for the None of the Above (NOTA) option.
In the 2017 Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Election, there were 7 candidates in the fray from Gangolihat constituency. Gangolihat was one of 57 seats won by the Bharatiya Janta Party. It was a close contest with Bharatiya Janta Party's Meena Gangola winning the election upstaging Indian National Congress's Narayan Ram Arya by a margin of just 805 votes.
The top three candidates split 94.4% of votes between them. Bharatiya Janta Party's Meena Gangola secured a total of 20,418 votes, while Indian National Congress's Narayan Ram Arya got 19,613 votes. Independent candidate Khajan Chandra bagged 10,763 votes to finish at the third place. The top three parties got 37.9%, 36.4% and 20.0% respectively.
In Uttarakhand Assembly election 2012, Indian National Congress's Narayanram Arya beat Bharatiya Janta Party's Geeta Thakur Gowal by 7,880 votes.