Laxmipur (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Laxmipur
Legislative Assembly of Odisha constituency
District Koraput
Blocks Laxmipur, Dasamanthapur, Bandhugaon, Narayanpatana
Electorate 1,53,538 [1][a]
Current constituency
Created 1977
Party BJD
MLA Jhina Hikaka
Const. No. 141
Reserved for Scheduled Tribes
Lok Sabha Constituencies Koraput

Laxmipur (Sl. No.: 141) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Koraput district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Laxmipur block, Dasamanthapur block, Bandhugaob block and Narayanpatana block.[3][4]

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Jhina Hikaka defeated Indian National Congress candidate Hema Gamang by a margin of 3,406 votes.[5]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [6]
2009
  
32.47%
2004
  
46.66%
2000
  
50.85%
1995
  
68.17%
1990
  
49.91%
1985
  
61.51%
1980
  
66.94%
1977
  
52.11%

Ten elections were held between 1974 and 2009 including one Bye election in 2008.[7] Elected members from the Laxmipur constituency are: [8][9]

  • 2009: (141): Jhina Hikaka (BJD)
  • 2008: (Bye Poll): Purna Chandra Majhi (Congress)
  • 2004: (83): Anantaram Majhi (Congress)
  • 2000: (83): Bibhisana Majhi (BJD)
  • 1995: (83): Anantaram Majhi (Congress)
  • 1990: (83): Akhilla Saunta (Janata Dal
  • 1985: (83): Anantaram Majhi (Congress)
  • 1980: (83): Anantaram Majhi (Congress-I)
  • 1977: (83): Akhili Saunta (Janata Party)
  • 1974: (83): Anantaram Majhi (Congress)

2014 Election[edit]

2014 Genaral Election, Laxmipur
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Hema Gomanga
INC Kailash Chandra Kulesika
BJP Shiba Muduli
CPI(ML)(L) Kanhei Jani
OJM Akhila Jhodia
SKD Rama Chandra Kendruka
BSP Jandhar Wadaka
SAMO Niranjan Jani
Independent Suresh Sirika
Independent Parada Kulesika
Independent Kanteswar Hikaka
Registered electors

Summary of results of the 2009 Election[edit]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Laxmipur [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Jhina Hikaka 25,095 32.47 0.92
INC Hema Gamang 21,689 28.06 -18.6
Independent Kailash Chandra Kulesika 7,577 9.80 -
BSP Gupteswar Jani 5,267 6.82 -
BJP Gopinath Kadatasia 5,078 6.57 -
Independent Kendruka Arjuna 4,165 5.39 -
SAMO Dambarudhar Jani 2,803 3.63 -
CPI(ML) Liberation Birendra Meniaka 1,929 2.50 -
RPI(A) Dandasi Tripati 1,926 2.49 -
Independent Akhila Saunta 1,755 2.27 -
Majority 3,406 4.41[b] -
Turnout 77,290 53.52 -
BJD gain from INC Swing -10.54[c]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 64.06%

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: Laxmipur (141) District: Koraput" 
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 17 March 2014. "3406" 
  6. ^ "83 - Lakshmipur (ST) Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 23 March 2014. "List Of Winning Candidates" 
  7. ^ "BY-ELECTIONS OF ODISHA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY". Retrieved 23 March 2014. 
  8. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/orissaannualreference/ORA-2011/pdf/453-501.pdf
  9. ^ "Laxmipur Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 22 March 2014. 
  10. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf