The results of the Bolangir Lok Sabha election will be declared today. The counting of votes began on the Parliamentary seat in Odisha at 8 am on Thursday, May 23. Voting for the Bolangir seat took place in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Bolangir is a key Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha. Before delimitation in 2008, the legislative assembly segments, which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Nawapara, Titilagarh, Kantabanji, Patnagarh, Saintala, Loisinga and Bolangir. Currently, the constituency comprises of seven assembly seats - Birmaharajpur, Sonepur, Loisingha, Patnagarh, Balangir, Titlagarh and
Kantabanji. The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 10. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: Voting In 7 Phases From April 11 to May 19, Counting And Results On May 23; Check All Dates For General Elections.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) fielded two times MP Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo from Bolangir while Samarendra Mishra contested on the Congress ticket. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gave a ticket to Sangeeta Deo from this constituency. The last date of filing nominations for the seat was March 26. The scrutiny of nominations papers took place on March 27. Meanwhile, the last date of withdrawal of candidature was March 29. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II: List of States And Constituencies Voting On April 18.
Here are important details about the phase-II elections:
|Issue of Notification||March 19|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 26|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 27|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||March 29|
|Date Of Poll||April 18|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Watch: Details of Phase II of Lok Sabha Polls 2019
In 2014, Kalikesh Narayan had won the seat on the BJD ticket defeating BJP's three times MP Sangeet Kumari Deo with a margin of over 90,000 votes. While, Congress' Sarat Patnaik came at the third spot. From 1998 to 2004, the BJP had consecutively won this seat thrice.
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 18 In Phase II
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Assam (5)||Karimganj, Silchar, autonomous district, Mangaldoi, Nawgong|
|Bihar (5)||Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnia, Bhagalpur, Banka|
|Chhattisgarh (3)||Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker|
|Jammu And Kashmir (2)||Srinagar, Udhampur|
|Karnataka (14)||Udupi Chikmagalur, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Tumkur, Mandya, Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, Bangalore South, Chikkballapur, Kolar|
|Maharashtra (10)||Buldhana, Akola, Amravati, Hingoli, Nanded, Parbhani, Beed, Osmanabad, Latur, Solapur|
|Manipur (1)||Inner Manipur|
|Odisha (5)||Bargarh, Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Aska|
|Tamil Nadu (39)||Thiruvallur, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chennai Central, Sriperumbudur, Kancheepuram, Arakkonam, Vellore, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Arani, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Tiruppur, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Pollachi, Dindigul, Karur, Tiruchirappalli, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Mayiladuturai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Sivaganga, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari|
|Tripura (1)||Tripura East|
|Uttar Pradesh (8)||Nagina, Amroha, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri|
|West Bengal (3)||Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Raiganj|
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, the second phase voting for Odisha Assembly Elections 2019 will also take place on the same date. A total of 900 million voters are registered across the country as compared to 814.5 million in Lok Sabha Elections 2014.