Kalahandi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency(Odia: କଳାହାଣ୍ଡି ଲୋକସଭା ନିର୍ବାଚନ ମଣ୍ଡଳୀ)is one of the 21 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Orissa state in eastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before delimitation in 2008, the legislative assembly segments, which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Khariar, Dharamgarh, Koksara, Junagarh, Bhawanipatna, Narla and Kesinga.[1]

Following delimitation, this constituency currently comprises the following legislative assembly segments:

  1. Nuapada (71)
  2. Khariar (72)
  3. Lanjigarh (ST) (77)
  4. Junagarh (78)
  5. Dharmgarh (79)
  6. Bhawanipatna (SC) (80)
  7. Narla (81)

Members of Parliament[edit]

2019 Election Result[edit]

2019 Indian general election, Kalahandi [2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Basanta Kumar Panda 4,33,073 35.3%
BJD Puspendra Singhdeo 4,06,260 33.1%
INC Bhakta Charan Das 3,19,202 26%
BSP Premananda Bag
API Chhabilal Nial
Bahujan Mukti Party Kamalini Yadav
Independent Hatiram Durga
NOTA None of the Above
Majority
Turnout 12,30,929 76.41
BJP gain from BJD Swing

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Arka Keshari Deo defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Pradeep Kumar Naik by a margin of 56,347 votes.[4]

2014 General Election, Kalahandi[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Arka Keshari Deo 3,70,871 33.19 -
BJP Pradeep Kumar Naik 3,14,524 28.14 -
INC Bhakta Charan Das 3,07,967 27.56 -
SP Siba Hati 18,869 1.69 -
BSP Saroj Kumar Naik 14,115 1.26 -
Independent Rajendra Kumar Mund 10,839 0.97 -
AOP Daitari Pradhan 8,698 0.78 -
SAMO Bighna Raj Panda 8,600 0.77 -
API Chhabilal Nial 8,299 0.74 -
OJM Sunil Chandra Nayak 7,329 0.66 -
AAP Satya Narayan Mahar 6,360 0.57 -
BMP Sahadev Jal 5,858 0.52 -
Kalinga Sena Baikuntha Dhangada Majhi 5,007 0.45 -
CPI (ML) Liberation Balaram Hota 4,885 0.44 -
SKD Parmeswar Kand 4,435 0.4 -
NOTA None 20,880 1.87 -
Majority 56,347 5.04 -
Turnout 11,17,536 76.24
Registered electors 14,65,732
BJD gain from INC Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Orissa" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-11-08. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  2. ^ "Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates". Zee News. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Lok Sabha Elections 2019 candidate list for Odisha". Business Insider India. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Odisha Result Status". ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  5. ^ http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS1811.htm?ac=11
  6. ^ "Lok Sabha Election 2014 - Orissa, Constituency: Kalahandi (11)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 31 May 2014.

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