Nilgiri (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Nilgiri
Odisha Legislative Assembly Constituency
DistrictBalasore
BlocksNilgiri, Oupada, Bahanaga
Electorate1,68,934
Major settlementsBJP
Current constituency
Created1951
PartyBJP
MLAEr Sukanta Kumar Nayak
Const. No.40
Reserved forNone
Lok Sabha ConstituenciesBalasore

Nilgiri (Sl. No.: 40) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Balasore district, Odisha.[1]

Area of this constituency include Nilagiri, Nilgiri block, Oupada block and 4 GPs (Kasabajayapur, Khantapada, Panapana and Patharpentha) of Bahanaga block.[2][3]

In 2009 election, Independent candidate Pratap Chandra Sarangi defeated Communist Party of India candidate Pradipta Panda by a margin of 3,056 votes.[4]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2019
44.34%
2014
35.96%
2009
40.95%
2004
48.49%
2000
41.61%
1995
30.33%
1990
34.38%
1985
49.07%
1980
43.44%
1977
41.91%

16 elections held during 1951 to 2019. Elected members from the Nilgiri constituency are:[6][7]

2019 Election Result[edit]

In 2019 election, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Sukanta Kumar Nayak defeated Biju Janata Dal candidate Santosh Khatua by a margin of 1577 votes.[8]

2019 Vidhan Sabha Election, Nilgiri[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC MANOJ MANJARI DEBI 12,413 7.92
CPI (M) JOGANANDA DASH 3,394 2.16
BJD SANTOSH KHATUA 67,940 43.33
BJP SUKANTA KUMAR NAYAK 69,517 44.34
Ambedkar National Congress Dr. KAMALA KANTA BEHERA 496 0.32
BMP PRAPHULLA KUMAR SING 460 0.29
Purvanchal Janta Party (Secular) SANJAY KUMAR BARIK 352 0.22
Independent RAGUNATH SINGH 551 0.35
Independent SUBHASHIS DAS MOHAPATRA 454 0.29
NOTA None 1,203 0.77
Majority 1,577 1.01
Turnout 1,56,780
Registered electors
BJP gain from BJD

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Sukanta Kumar Nayak defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Sushama Biswal by a margin of 13,700 votes.[10]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Nilgiri[11][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Sukanta Kumar Nayak 50,514 35.96
BJP Sushama Biswal 36,814 26.21
INC Kartik Mohapatra 3,2360 23.04 3.53
CPI (M) Pradipta Panda 17,018 12.12
Odisha Janmorcha Anil Kumar Mohapatra 768 0.55
AITC Laxman Singh 607 0.43
AAP Sharat Mahakud 489 0.35
Kalinga Sena Bitendra Das 390 0.28
SP Pratap Chandra Mohanty 369 0.26
NOTA None 1,127 0.8 -
Majority 13,700 9.75 7.11
Turnout 1,40,456 78.82 10.17
Registered electors 1,78,193
BJD gain from Independent

Summary of results of the 2009 Election[edit]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Nilgiri [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Pratap Chandra Sarangi 35,525 30.63 -
CPI Pradipta Panda 32,469 28.00 -
INC Diptikanta Mahapatra 22,627 19.51 -
Independent Kartik Mohapatra 16,726 14.42 -
JMM Chitta Ranjan Sadangi 5,609 4.84 -
Independent Ardhendu Bhusan Barik 1,554 1.34 -
BSP Laxman Singh 1,460 1.26 -
Majority 3,056 2.64[a] -
Turnout 1,15,972 68.65 -

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ %of total valid votes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 22 February 2014. Constituency: Nilgiri (40) District : Balasore
  2. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  3. ^ Seats of Odisha
  4. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 3056
  5. ^ "17 - Nilgiri Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 23 February 2014. List Of Winning Candidates
  6. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/orissaannualreference/ORA-2011/pdf/453-501.pdf
  7. ^ "Nilgiri Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  8. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014".
  9. ^ "Odisha - Nilgiri".
  10. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Leadtech.in. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  11. ^ "Odisha - Nilgiri". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  12. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014, Constituency: Nilgiri (40)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  13. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf