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Sambalpur Lok Sabha Elections

Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha. The Sambalpur Parliamentary Constituency was formed before the 1952 elections. It consists of seven Vidhan Sabha segments, of which one is reserved for the SC category and one for the ST category.

The Assembly Constituencies that fall in Puri parliamentary constituency are - Kuchinda (ST), Rengali (SC), Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Chhendipada (SC) and Athamallik.

The Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency comes under General Category and its constituency number is 3.

The election here will be conducted on April 23, 2019, as per the Phase III schedule announced by the ECI.

Nagendra Kumar Pradhan of the BJD is the incumbent MP from this constituency.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Pradhan bagged 358618 votes and trounced Suresh Pujari of the BJP who got 328042 votes.

For the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP has declared Nitesh Ganga Deb as its candidate from the Sambalpur Lok Sabha seat.

The main electoral contest here is between the BJD and the BJP though Congress, other regional parties and several independents are also in the fray here.

The Sambalpur seat has been a BJD stronghold for quite some time and the Naveen Patnaik-led party had won from here in the year 1998, 1999, 2004 and in 2014.

On March 10, the Election Commission of India announced dates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

The elections will take place in seven phases, and the results will be declared on May 23.

Along with Lok Sabha elections, Odisha is also going for assembly polls. The voting for the Odisha assembly will take place in four phases along with the Lok Sabha elections.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Nitesh Ganga Deb BJP

Won

473770
Nalini Kanta Pradhan BJD

Lost

464608
Sarat Pattanayak INC

Lost

135969
Nota NOTA

Lost

13456
Md. Mustukim BSP

Lost

8177
Binay Ocean APOI

Lost

6581
Kanhu Charan Sanbad IND

Lost

5434
Santoshini Karna ANC

Lost

5197
Atma Ram Supkar PSP(L)

Lost

3791
Nabakishore Pradhan SUCI

Lost

2715
Prabhat Kumar Dharua GGP

Lost

2699
Ashutosh Kumar Hanuman BPHP

Lost

2058

Sambalpur News

Truck driver fined Rs 86,500 under new Motor Vehicles Act

The incident took place on September 3, and the truck was released after the driver Ashok Yadav paid a penalty of Rs 70,000 along with producing some documents.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:02 PM IST
Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.  

Apr 15, 2019, 13:31 PM IST
Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency

Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency

Nagendra Kumar Pradhan of the BJD is the incumbent MP from this constituency.

Apr 14, 2019, 12:03 PM IST
Railway conducts experimental run of 2-kilometre long train

Railway conducts experimental run of 2-kilometre long train

The train, comprising 147 wagons, three brake/guard vans and four engines, was planned between Godbhaga and Balangir railway stations in the Sambalpur Railway Division.

Feb 25, 2019, 21:12 PM IST
Odisha: 200 locals set police station on fire over custodial death of prisoner

Odisha: 200 locals set police station on fire over custodial death of prisoner

Locals in Sambalpur in Odisha vandalised the Ainthapali Police Station and set it on fire after the death of an accused in jail. The accused who died in jail was behind bars in connection with

Feb 09, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

Rains bring relief to scorched Odisha

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to pound several areas of Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Jun 11, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

Mahanadi row: BJD calls for a 4-hour 'Hartal' in 4 districts

The hartal will be observed for four hours from 6 am till 10 am tomorrow morning in the districts of Sambalpur, Bargarh, Jharsuguda and Sonepur. 

Jun 09, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urges Centre to build second bridge over the Brahmani

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday urged the Centre to soon take up construction of a second bridge over the river Brahmani in view of the bad condition of the existing one.

May 25, 2017, 17:17 PM IST