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.
Sambalpur registered 76.41 per cent voter turnout in 2019, a gain of 0.72 percent. The total number of electors in the constituency is 1466974 while the total voter turnout is 1120872. While in 2014, the constituency registered 75.69 per cent voter turnout. The total number of electors in the constituency was 1295829 while the total voter's turnout was 980806.
Nalini Kanta Pradhan of Biju Janata Dal, Nitesh Ganga Deb of Bharatiya Janata Party, Md. Mustukim of Bahujan Samaj Party and Sarat Pattanayak of Indian National Congress are a few noted candidates for general election 2019 from the Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.
The Assembly Constituencies that fall in Puri parliamentary constituency are - Kuchinda (ST), Rengali (SC), Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Chhendipada (SC) and Athamallik.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Sambalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||NALINI KANTA PRADHAN||Biju Janata Dal|
|2||NITESH GANGA DEB||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|3||MD. MUSTUKIM||Bahujan Samaj Party|
|4||SARAT PATTANAYAK||Indian National Congress|
|5||Atma Ram Supkar||Pragatishil Samajwadi Party (Lohia)|
|6||ASHUTOSH KUMAR HANUMAN||Bharat Prabhat Party|
|7||NABAKISHORE PRADHAN||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (COMMUNIST)|
|8||PRABHAT KUMAR DHARUA||Gondvana Gantantra Party|
|9||BINAY OCEAN||Ambedkarite Party of India|
|10||SANTOSHINI KARNA||Ambedkar National Congress|
|11||KANHU CHARAN SANBAD||Independent|
The election here was conducted on April 23, 2019, as per the Phase III schedule announced by the ECI. The results will be declared on May 23.
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.