Sambalpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Sambalpur Lok Sabha constituency(Odia: ସମ୍ବଲପୁର ଲୋକସଭା ନିର୍ବାଚନ ମଣ୍ଡଳୀ)is one of the 21 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Odisha state in eastern India. This constituency covers the whole Sambalpur district and parts of Deogarh and Angul districts.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before delimitation, the legislative assembly segments which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Padmapur, Melchhamunda, Bijepur, Bhatli, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Rairakhol.[1]

Following delimitation of parliamentary constituencies, this constituency presently comprises the following legislative assembly segments:

  1. Kuchinda
  2. Rengali
  3. Sambalpur
  4. Rairakhol
  5. Deogarh
  6. Chhendipada
  7. Athmallik

Kuchinda and Deogarh assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Deogarh constituency. Rengali assembly segment came into existence in 2008 following delimitation of legislative assembly constituencies.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elected members from this constituency are:[2]

Election Result[edit]

General election 2019 [3]

2019 Indian general elections: Sambalpur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Nitesh Gangadeb 4,73,770 42.13%
BJD Nalini kanta pardhan 4,64,608 41.32%
INC Sarat pattanayak 1,35,969 12.09%
NOTA None of the above
Margin of victory
Turnout 11,26,662 76.72
BJP gain from BJD

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Nagendra Pradhan defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Suresh Pujari by a margin of 30,576 votes.[4]

2014 General Election, Sambalpur[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Nagendra Kumar Pradhan 3,58,618 36.43
BJP Suresh Pujari 3,28,042 33.33
INC Amarnath Pradhan 2,42,131 24.6
BSP Nathu ram 12,211 1.24
AAP Anand Kumar Samal 7,029 0.71
Independent Md. Ali Hussain 4,763 0.48
SUCI(C) Prasadi Pradhan 4,502 0.46
Independent Ashok Panda 4,018 0.41
Independent Dusmanta Kar 4,012 0.41
Proutist Bloc, India Sankar Lal Agrawal 3,110 0.32
Paschimanchal Vikas Party Tarani Bhoi 2,559 0.26
NOTA None 13,314 1.35 -
Majority 30,576 3.10 -
Turnout 9,84,309 76.62
Registered electors 12,83,061
BJD gain from INC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Orissa" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  2. ^ "17 - SAMBALPUR Parliamentary Constituency". Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  3. ^ http://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/constituencywise/ConstituencywiseS183.htm?ac=3
  4. ^ "Odisha Result Status". ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  5. ^ http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS183.htm?ac=3
  6. ^ "Lok Sabha Election 2014 - Orissa, Constituency: Sambalpur (03)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 31 May 2014.