Bolangir (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bolangir
Odisha Legislative Assembly Constituency
District Balangir
Blocks Bolangir, Deogaon
Electorate 2,10,736 [1][a]
Major settlements Balangir
Current constituency
Created 1951
Party Biju Janata Dal
MLA kailash tandi
Const. No. 68
Lok Sabha Constituencies Balangir

Bolangir (Sl. No.: 68) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Balangir district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Balangir, Balangir block and Deogaon block.[3][4]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2014
  
39.83%
2009
  
40.70%
2004
  
56.26%
2000
  
47.91%
1995
  
49.59%
1990
  
54.51%
1985
  
68.85%
1980
  
36.29%
1977
  
51.47%

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

  • 2014: (68): Narasingha Mishra (Congress)
  • 2009: (68): Ananga Udaya Singh Deo (BJD)
  • 2004: (111): Ananga Udaya Singh Deo (BJD)
  • 2000: (111): Ananga Udaya Singh Deo (BJD)
  • 1995: (111): Ananga Udaya Singh Deo (Janata Dal)
  • 1990: (111): Ananga Udaya Singh Deo (Janata Dal)
  • 1985: (111): Md. Mujafar Hussain Khan (Congress)
  • 1980: (111): Md. Mujafar Hussain Khan (Congress-I)
  • 1977: (111): Muralidhar Guru (Janata Party)
  • 1974: (111): Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo (Swatantra)
  • 1971: (103): Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo (Swatantra)
  • 1967: (103): Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo (Swatantra)
  • 1961: (46): Chandra Sekhar Singh (Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1957: (33): Nanda Kishore Mishra(Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1951: (24): Nanda Kishore Mishra (Ganatantra Parishad)

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Indian National Congress candidate Narasingha Mishra defeated Biju Janata Dal candidate Ananga Udaya Singh Deo by a margin of 12,254 votes.[8]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Bolangir [9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Narasingha Mishra 61,730 39.83 12.09
BJD Anag Uday Singhdeo 49,476 31.93 -8.77
BJP Basudev Pati 35,130 22.67 -2.9
BSP Karam Chand Bej 1,397 0.9
AAP Sangita Majhi 1,086 0.7
Independent Sandeep Kumar Bag 1,074 0.69
Independent Gopal Chandra Hota 951 0.61
NOTA None 2,161 1.39
Majority 12,254 7.91
Turnout 1,54,975 73.54 8.97
Registered electors 2,10,736
INC gain from BJD

2009 Election Result[edit]

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Ananga Udaya Singh Deo defeated Congress candidate Laxman Kumar Meher by a margin of 16,866 votes.[11]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Bolangir [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Ananga Udaya Singhdeo 52,948 40.70 - 15.56
INC Laxman Kumar Meher 36,082 27.74 -
BJP Dr. Basudev Pati 33,258 25.57 -
BSP Aman Nag 2,799 2.15 -
Independent Sushil Kumar Nanda 1,529 1.18 -
SAMO Sandeep Kumar Bag 1,390 1.07 -
Kosal Kranti Dal Rabindra Kumar Panigrahi 1,084 0.83 -
Independent Biswambar sahu 997 0.77 -
Majority 16,866 12.97[b] -
Turnout 1,30,281 64.57 -
BJD hold Swing 4.07 [c]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 60.50%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 11 March 2014. Constituency: Bolangir (68) District : Bolangir 
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "111 - Bolangir Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 15 March 2014. List Of Winning Candidates 
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  7. ^ "Bolangir Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". leadtech.in. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Odisha -Angul". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014, Constituency: Bolangir(68)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  11. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 16866 
  12. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf