Nuapada (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Nuapada
Legislative Assembly of Odisha Constituency
DistrictNuapada
BlocksNuapada, Komna
Electorate2,24,021 [1][a]
Major settlementsKhariar Road
Current constituency
Created1951
PartyBiju Janata Dal
MLARajendra Dholakia
Const. No.71
Lok Sabha ConstituenciesKalahandi

Nuapada (Sl. No.: 71) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Nuapada district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Khariar Road, Nuapada block and Komna block.[3][4]

Elected Members[edit]

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2019
39.75%
2014
36.46%
2009
41.62%
2004
36.86%
2000
57.34%
1995
46.49%
1990
64.83%
1985
49.65%
1980
48.35%
1977
59.08%

Fifteen elections were held between 1951 and 2019. Elected members from the Nuapada constituency are:[6][7]

  • 2019: (71): Rajendra Dholakia (BJD)
  • 2014: (71): Basanta Kumar Panda (BJP)
  • 2009: (71): Rajendra Dholakia (BJD)
  • 2004: (94): Rajendra Dholakia (Independent)
  • 2000: (94): Basanta Kumar Panda (BJP)
  • 1995: (94): Ghasiram Majhi (Janata Dal)
  • 1990: (94): Ghasiram Majhi (Janata Dal)
  • 1985: (94): Ghasiram Majhi (Janata Party)
  • 1980: (94): Bhanuprakash Joshi (Congress-I)
  • 1977: (94): Ghasiram Majhi (Janata Party)
  • 1974: (94): Jagannath Patnaik (Congress)
  • 1971: (88): Ghasiram Majhi (Swatantra Party)
  • 1967: (88): Omkara Singh Majhi (Congress)
  • 1961: (40): Ghasiram Majhi (Independent)
  • 1951: (21): Anup Singh Deo (Congress) and Chaitanya Majhi (Congress)

2019 Election Result[edit]

2019 Vidhan Sabha Election, Nuapada[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Home Singh Majhi 29490 17.86 -18.6
BJD Rajendra Dholakia 65647 39.75 +9.75
INC Ghasiram Majhi 45317 27.44 +1.54
BSP Kunti Sahoo 1835 1.11 -0.6
SKD Bharat Tripathi 1410 0.85
Independent Bhujbal Adbong 1133 0.69
Independent Jadumani Panigrahi 16535 10.01
Independent Lochan Singh Majhi 2285 1.38
NOTA None of the above 1489 0.9
Majority 20330 12.31
Turnout 165141 73.71
BJD gain from INC Swing BJP

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Basanta Kumar Panda defeated Biju Janata Dal candidate Rajendra Dholakia by a margin of 9,610 votes.[9]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Nuapada [10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Basanta Kumar Panda 55,817 36.46 11.39
BJD Rajendra Dholakia 46,207 30.18 -11.44
INC Ghasi Ram Majhi 39,654 25.9 9.47
BSP Kunti Sahoo 2,611 1.71 -11.33
AOP Iswar Chandra Thakur 1,923 1.26
OJM Rangadhar Majhi 1,102 0.72
AAP Surendra Prasad Panda 943 0.62
SP Lochan Singh Majhi 924 0.6
Independent Bharat Das 834 0.54
SKD Prabhat Kumar Dharua 654 0.43
NOTA None of the above 2,426 1.58 -
Majority 9,610 6.27 -
Turnout 1,53,095 74.4 5.15
Registered electors 2,05,761
BJP gain from BJD

2009 Election Result[edit]

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Rajendra Dholakia defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Basanta Kumar Panda by a margin of 22,620 votes.[12]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Nuapada [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Rajendra Dholakia 56,874 41.62 -
BJP Basanta Kumar Panda 34,254 25.07 -
INC Saroj Kumar Sahu 22,450 16.43 -
BSP Ghasi Ram Majhi 17,823 13.04 -
SAMO Surendra Prasad Panda 3,192 2.34 -
RPI(A) Nityananda Bhoi 2,056 1.50 -
Majority 22,620 16.55[b] -
Turnout 1,36,656 69.25 -2.24 [c]
BJD gain from Independent

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 71.49%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 17 March 2014. Constituency: Nuapada (71) District: Nuapada
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "94 - Nawapara Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 18 March 2014. List Of Winning Candidates
  6. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/orissaannualreference/ORA-2011/pdf/453-501.pdf
  7. ^ "Nuapada Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  8. ^ "List of Contesting Candidates(Phase-I) ( AC / PC )" (PDF). ceoorissa.nic.in. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Odisha. Retrieved 14 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Leadtech.in. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Odisha - Nuapada". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014, Constituency: Nuapada (71)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  12. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 22620
  13. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf