Gunupur (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Gunupur
Legislative Assembly of Odisha Constituency
District Rayagada
Blocks Gunupur, Ramanaguda, Padmapur, Chandrapur, Gudari
Electorate 1,92,905 [1][a]
Major settlements Gunupur, Gudari
Current constituency
Created 1951
Party BJD
MLA Trinath Gomango
Const. No. 138
Reserved for Scheduled Tribes
Lok Sabha Constituencies Koraput

Gunupur (Sl. No.: 138) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Rayagada district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Gunupur, Gudari, Gunupur block, Ramanaguda block, Padmapur block, Chandrapur block and Gudari block.[3][4]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2014
  
41.6%
2009
  
38.62%
2004
  
41.45%
2000
  
62.08%
1995
  
59.28%
1990
  
56.04%
1985
  
80.57%
1980
  
56.19%
1977
  
60.45%

Fifteen elections were held between 1951 and 2009 including one Bye election in 1955.[6] Elected members from the Gunupur constituency are: [7][8]

  • 2014: (138): Trinath Gomango (BJD)
  • 2009: (138): Ramamurty Mutika (BJD)
  • 2004: (80): Hemabati Gamang (Congress)
  • 2000: (80): Ramurty Gamango (BJP)
    (Bye poll) Bhagirathi Gamang (Indp)
  • 1995: (80): Akshya Kumar Gomango (Congress)
  • 1990: (80): Ramamurty Gomango (Janata Dal)
  • 1985: (80): Bhagirathi Gamang (Congress)
  • 1980: (80): Bhagirathi Gamang (Congress-I)
  • 1977: (80): Bhagirathi Gamang (Congress)
  • 1974: (80): Bhagirathi Gamang (Congress)
  • 1971: (76): Bhagirathi Gamang (Jana Congress)
  • 1967: (76): Bhagirathi Gamang (Congress)
  • 1961: (11): Narasimha Patro (Congress)
  • 1957: (9): Narasingha Patra (Congress) and Sanyasi Charan Pidika (Congress)
  • 1955: (Bye Poll): Bhagirathi Gamang (Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1951: (8): Sabar Dumba (Ganatantra Parishad)

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Trinath Gomango defeated Indian National Congress candidate Purusattam Gomango by a margin of 8,286 votes.[9]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Gunupur[10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Trinath Gomango 59,527 41.6 2.98
INC Purusattam Gomango 52,141 36.44 15.19
BJP Ramurty Gomango 15,596 10.9 -0.63
BSP Haribandhu Sabar 2,798 1.96 -2.0
CPI(ML) Liberation Mandangi Madhava Rao 2,044 1.43 -10.51
Independent Damodor Sabar 1,609 1.12
AOP Najita Raita 1,519 1.06
Independent Lingaraj Gomango 1,454 1.02
OJM Bruhaspati Sabar 1,256 0.88
Independent Rajeswari Sabar 1,149 0.8
SKD Bhagaban Gomango 1,109 0.78
NOTA None 2,877 2.01 -
Majority 7,386 5.16 -
Turnout 1,43,079 74.17 13.26
Registered electors 1,92,905
BJD hold

2009 Election Result[edit]

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Ramamurty Mutika defeated Indian National Congress candidate Sisir Kumar Gamang by a margin of 18,749 votes.[12]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Gunupur[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Ramamurty Mutika 41,687 38.62 -
INC Sisir Kumar Gamang 22,938 21.25 -20.2
CPI(ML) Liberation Tripati Gomango 12,890 11.94 -
BJP Aswini Gomango 12,441 11.53 -
Independent Bhagirathi Gomango 5,979 5.54 -
BSP Senapati Kadraka 4,278 3.96 -
SAMO Satyanarayana Pratika 3,926 3.64 -
Independent Aisanati Sabara 3,795 3.52 -
Majority 18,749 17.37[b] -
Turnout 1,08,841 60.91 1.17[c]
BJD gain from INC

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 59.74%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 24 March 2014. Constituency: Gunupur (138) District: Rayagada 
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "80 - Gunupur (ST) Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 27 March 2014. List Of Winning Candidates 
  6. ^ "BY-ELECTIONS OF ODISHA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY" (PDF). Retrieved 23 March 2014. 
  7. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/orissaannualreference/ORA-2011/pdf/453-501.pdf
  8. ^ "Gunupur Cuttack Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Leadtech.in. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Odisha - Gunupur". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014, Constituency: Gunupur (138)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  12. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 18749 
  13. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf