Indian general election, 2009 (Odisha)

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Indian general election in Odisha, 2009
India
2004 ←
April 16, April 23 → 2014

21 seats
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party BJD INC CPI
Last election 11 2 0
Seats won 14 6 1
Seat change Increase 3 Increase 4 Increase 1

The Indian general election, 2009 in Odisha were held for 21 seats with the state going to polls in the first two phases of the general elections. The major contenders in the state were the Third Front, Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The third front parties contesting in the state were the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Left parties and the Nationalist Congress Party. The assembly elections were held simultaneously with the general elections in the state.

Few weeks before the elections seat sharing talks broke down between the BJD and its long-time ally BJP. Then the BJD joined the third front.The BJD leader Naveen Patnaik said that he broke the alliance with BJP over the Kandhamal riots.[1]

Voting and Results[edit]

Source: Election Commission of India[2]

List of Elected MPs[edit]

Constituency Winning Candidate Winning Party
Aska Nityananda Pradhan Biju Janata Dal
Balasore Srikant Kumar Jena Indian National Congress
Bargarh Sanjay Bhoi Indian National Congress
Berhampur Siddhanta Mahapatra Biju Janata Dal
Bhadrak Arjun Charan Sethi Biju Janata Dal
Bhubaneswar Prasanna Kumar Patasani Biju Janata Dal
Bolangir Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo Biju Janata Dal
Cuttack Bhartruhari Mahtab Biju Janata Dal
Dhenkanal Tathagata Satapathy Biju Janata Dal
Jagatsinghpur Bibhu Prasad Tarai Communist Party of India
Jajpur Mohan Jena Biju Janata Dal
Kalahandi Bhakta Charan Das Indian National Congress
Kandhamal Rudra Madhab Ray Biju Janata Dal
Kendrapara Baijayant Panda Biju Janata Dal
Keonjhar Yashbant Narayan Singh Laguri Biju Janata Dal
Koraput Jayaram Pangi Biju Janata Dal
Mayurbhanj Laxman Tudu Biju Janata Dal
Nabarangpur Pradeep Kumar Majhi Indian National Congress
Puri Pinaki Misra Biju Janata Dal
Sambalpur Amarnath Pradhan Indian National Congress
Sundargarh Hemanand Biswal Indian National Congress

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kandhamal riots forced BJD to snap ties with BJP". IBNLive.com India. 2009-03-19. 
  2. ^ http://eci.nic.in/