Koraput (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Koraput
Legislative Assembly of Odisha constituency
District Koraput
Blocks Koraput, Lamptaput, Boipariguda
Electorate 1,66,404 [1][a]
Major settlements Koraput, Sunabeda
Current constituency
Created 1951
Party Congress
MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria
Const. No. 144
Reserved for Scheduled Castes
Lok Sabha Constituencies Koraput

Koraput (Sl. No.: 144) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Koraput district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Koraput, Sunabeda Lamptaput block, 15 Gram panchayats (Badasuku, Deoghati, Kendar, Kerenga, Lankaput, Mahadeiput,Manbar, Mastiput, Padmapur and Umuri) of Koraput block and 8 Gram panchayats (Bodaput, Boipariguda, Chandrapada, Chipakur, Dasamanthapur, Doraguda, Kenduguda, Kollar and Mahuli) of Boipariguda block.[3][4]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2014
  
40.65%
2009
  
34.97%
2004
  
47.34%
2000
  
55.80%
1995
  
57.03%
1990
  
55.74%
1985
  
54.24%
1980
  
47.54%
1977
  
66.50%

Thirteen elections were held between 1951 and 2014. Elected members from the Koraput constituency are: [6][7]

  • 2014: (144): Krushna Chandra Sagaria Congress
  • 2009: (144): Mamta Madhi (BJD)
  • 2004: (85): Tara Prasad Bahinipati (Congress)
  • 2000: (85): Tara Prasad Bahinipati (Congress)
  • 1995: (85): Gupta Prasad Das (Congress)
  • 1990: (85): Harish Chandra Buxipatra (Janata Dal)
  • 1985: (85): Nrusingha Nanda Brahma (Congress)
  • 1980: (85): Nrusingha Nanda Brahma (Congress-I)
  • 1977: (85): Harish Chandra Buxipatra (Janata Party)
  • 1974: (85): Harish Chandra Buxipatra (Utkal Congress)
  • 1961: (8): Toyaka Sangana (Congress)
  • 1957: (6): Lachhaman Pujhari (Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1951: (5): Ganga Muduli (Ganatantra Parishad)

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Indian National Congress candidate Krushna Chandra Sagaria defeated Biju Janata Dal candidate Raghuram Machha by a margin of 4,976 votes. [8]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Koraput[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Krushna Chandra Sagaria 50,672 40.65 6.85
BJD Raghuram Machha 45,696 36.66 1.69
BJP Jairam Garada 13,665 10.96 1.58
BSP Balabhadra Mandi 2,091 1.68 -4.0
Ambedkarite Party of India Rekhit Kuldip 1,185 0.95
SUCI(C) Ram Barik 1,182 0.95
AAP Mangaldana Khosla 1,120 0.9
AOP Manjulata Khemundu 1,075 0.86
CPI(ML) Red Star Bibek Ranjan Sethi 962 0.77
Independent Khagapati Khosla 942 0.76
SAMO Kasti Turuk 870 0.7
Independent Purna Chandra Pangi 861 0.69
Independent Rohidas Nayak 844 0.68
Indian Citizens' Party Dhanurjya Hantala 719 0.58
SKD Dama Suna 574 0.46
NOTA None 2,204 1.77 -
Majority 4,976 3.99
Turnout 1,24,662 74.92
Registered electors 1,66,404
INC gain from BJD

2009 Election Result[edit]

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Raghuram Padal defeated Indian National Congress candidate Krishna Chandra Sagaria by a margin of 1,114 votes.[11]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Koraput [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Raghuram Padal 33,235 34.97 -3.34
INC Krishna Chandra Sagaria 32,121 33.80 -13.54
BJP Jayaram Garda 8,917 9.38 -
BSP Somanath Khora 5,398 5.68 -
Independent Ananda Chandra Patika 4,117 4.33 -
Independent Surendra Patnia 3,197 3.36 -
SAMO Siba Shankar Khemundu 1,685 1.77 -
SP Sridhar Gantha 1,544 1.62 -
CPI(ML) Liberation Bibek Ranjan Sethi 1,414 1.49 -
Independent Iswar Chandra Suna 1,346 1.42 -
RSP Rama Chandra Benia 1,035 1.09 -
Independetnt Nrupendra Narayan Bagh 1,034 1.09 -
Majority 1,114 1.17[b] -
Turnout 95,083 58.77 -3.79[c]
BJD gain from INC

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 62.56%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 21 March 2014. Constituency: Koraput (144) District: Malkangiri 
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "85 - Koraput Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 23 March 2014. List Of Winning Candidates 
  6. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/orissaannualreference/ORA-2011/pdf/453-501.pdf
  7. ^ "Koraput Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Odisha - Koraput". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014, Constituency: Koraput (144)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 1114 
  12. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf