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Nabarangpur Lok Sabha constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Nabarangpur Lok Sabha constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Nabarangpur Lok Sabha constituency of Odisha: Full list of candidates, polling dates
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Nabarangpur Lok Sabha Constituency is one of 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in the eastern state of Odisha and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 11.

Nabarangpur Constituency covers seven assembly segments –  Umerkote, Jharigam, Nabarangpur, Dabugam, Kotpad, Malkangiri and Chitrakonda.

The first phase of voting in Nabarangpur - one of the four parliamentary constituencies of Odisha where polling was held - ended on April 11. The fate of 4 contesting candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared. The total voter turnout recorded in Odisha was 66 per cent.

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

1 CHANDRADHWAJ MAJHI Bahujan Samaj Party
2 PRADEEP KUMAR MAJHI Indian National Congress
4 BALABHADRA MAJHI Bharatiya Janata Party
6 RAMESH CHANDRA MAJHI Biju Janata Dal

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Balabhadra Majhi of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) – won with a  marginal number of over 20 thousand votes. He had defeated Indian National Congress (INC) Pradeep Kumar Majhi.

The voter turnout figure was at 78.80 per cent across 1709 polling stations. Bharatiya Janata Party's Parsuram Majhi, and Bahujan Samaj Party's Gopinath Jani were other candidates in the fray.

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In the year 2009, INC's Pradeep Kumar Majhi had defeated BJD's Domburu Majhi by getting a margin of 29 thousand votes.

The voter turnout across 1457 polling stations for this election here was 65.14 per cent. Some of the other candidates in the fray were BJP's Parsuram Majhi.