Aska (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Aska
Odisha Legislative Assembly Constituency
DistrictGanjam
BlocksAska
Electorate1,97,443
Major settlementsAska
Current constituency
Created1951
PartyBiju Janata Dal
MLADebaraj Mohanty
Const. No.128
Lok Sabha ConstituenciesAska

Aska (Sl. No.: 128) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Ganjam district, Odisha.[1]

This constituency includes Aska, Aska block and 12 GPs (Subalaya, Kaniari, Barida, Paikajamuna, Sunapalli, Sialia, Nandiagada, Borasingi, Ambapua, Baliasara, Bolasara and Sunarijhola)of Kabisuryanagar block.[2][3]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [4]
2019
55.50%
2014
54.84%
2009
52.25%
2004
30.49%
2000
44.09%
1995
36.50%
1990
63.06%
1985
44.78%
1980
45.88%
1977
59.17%

Fifteen elections were held between 1951 and 2019. List of members elected from this constituency are:[5][6]

  • 2019: Manjula Swain (BJD)
  • 2014: Debaraj Mohanty (BJD)
  • 2009: Debaraj Mohanty (BJD)
  • 2004: Saroj Kumar Padhy (INC)
  • 2000: Debaraj Mohanty (BJD)
  • 1995: Usha Rani Panda (Congress)
  • 1990: Duti Krushna Panda (CPI(M))
  • 1985: Raghaba Parida (Congress)
  • 1980: Raghaba Parida (Congress-I)
  • 1977: Harihar Swain (Janata Party) [7]
  • 1974: Harihara Das (CPIM)
  • 1971: Krushna Chandra Tripathy (Utkal Congress)
  • 1967: Harihara Das (CPIM)
  • 1961: Lokanath Mishra (Congress)
  • 1957: Harihara Das (CPI)
  • 1951: Harihara Das (CPI) and Mohana Nayak (CPI)

2019 Election Result[edit]

2019 Vidhan Sabha Election, Aska [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Manjula Swain
INC Manoj Kumar Jena
BJP Debaraj Mohanty
SKD Samira Swain
ANC Sitaram Mohini
Independent Rabindra Mahapatra
NOTA None of the above
Majority
Turnout
TBA gain from TBA Swing

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Debaraj Mohanty defeated Indian National Congress candidate Saroj Kumar Padhi by a margin of 23,499 votes.[9]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Aska[10][11]
BJD Debaraj Mohanty 59,412 54.84 2.59
INC Saroj Kumar Padhi 35,913 33.15 15.57
BJP Narayan Behera 6,436 5.94 0.12
CPI Lalit Mohan Dash 3,291 3.04
Independent Lingaraj Kar 810 0.75
BSP Dwiti Krushna Badatya 759 0.7
NOTA None of the above 1,713 1.58 -
Majority 23,499 21.69 -12.33
Turnout 1,08,334 60.27 7.64
Registered electors 1,79,747
BJD gain from INC
Party Candidate Votes % ±

2009 Election Result[edit]

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Debaraj Mohanty defeated Independent candidate Saroj Kumar Padhy by a margin of 29,986 votes.[12]
2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Aska [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Debaraj Mohanty 46,059 52.25 25.46
Independent Saroj Kumar Padhy 16,073 18.23 -
INC Alekha Chaudhury 15,497 17.58 -
BJP Surya Narayan Das 5,128 5.82 -
SP Gangadhar Panigrahi 1,968 2.23 -
Independent Subash Chandra Maharana 1,209 1.37 -
SAMO V. Ramakrushna Rao 662 0.75 -
Independent Shasi Bhusana Sahu 537 0.61 -
RSP Lingaraj Kar 527 0.60 -
Independent Banchha Pradhan 494 1.56 -
Majority 29,986 34.02[a] -
Turnout 88,168 52.63 -
BJD hold

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ %of total valid votes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 19 December 2013. Constituency: Aska (128) District : Ganjam
  2. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  3. ^ Seats of Odisha
  4. ^ "68 - Aska Assembly Constituency". 2006. Retrieved 9 March 2014. List Of Winning Candidates
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2014-02-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Aska Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  7. ^ "Harihar Swain dead". Times of India. 14 October 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  8. ^ "List of Contesting Candidates(Phase-II) (AC)" (PDF). ceoorissa.nic.in. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Leadtech.in. Archived from the original on 18 August 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Odisha - Aska". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014 Constituency: Aska (128)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  12. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Archived from the original on 27 May 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 29986
  13. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf