Brajarajnagar, Jharsuguda, Talsara, Sundargarh, Birmitrapur Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats
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Brajarajnagar, Jharsuguda, Talsara, Sundargarh and Birmitrapur are among the 147 constituencies being contested in the ongoing Odisha assembly elections 2019. These five constituencies are scheduled to go to polls in the second phase of the elections, to be held on April 18. Voting will be held in these vidhan sabha seats between 7am in the morning to 5pm in the evening. Check Full Schedule of Odisha Assembly Elections 2019 Schedule.

Results of 2014: In these 5 seats, the battle has been dominated by Congress candidates who had wrested four constituencies in the last assembly polls. One seat, Birmitrapur, was won by then SKD leader George Tirkey.

Out of these five constituencies, two - Brajrajnagar and Jharsuguda - are general category seats, whereas, Talsara, Sundargarh and Birmitrapur are reserved for the scheduled tribes (ST).

Brajarajnagar, Jharsuguda, Talsara, Sundargarh, Birmitrapur Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats

Brajarajnagar

Congress/SKD Candidate  Haraprasad Meher (SKD)
BJD Candidate  Kishore Kumar Mohanty
BJP Candidate RADHARANI PANDA
Past Winner (Current MLA) Anup Kumar Sai - Congress
Poll Date  April 18

Jharsuguda

Congress Candidate  Mahendra Naik
BJD Candidate  Naba Kisore Das
BJP Candidate Dinesh Kumar Jain
Past Winner (Current MLA) Naba Kishore Das - Congress
Poll Date  April 18

Talsara

Congress Candidate PRAFULLA MAJHI
BJD Candidate STEPHEN WILSON SORENG
BJP Candidate  BHABANI SHANKAR BHOI
Past Winner (Current MLA) Prafulla Majhi - Congress
Poll Date  April 18

Sundargarh

Congress Candidate  AMITA BISWAL
BJD Candidate  JOGESH KUMAR SINGH
BJP Candidate  KUSUM TETE
Past Winner (Current MLA) Jogesh Kumar Singh- Congress
Poll Date  April 18

Birmitrapur

Congress Candidate  Rohit Joseph Tirkey
BJD Candidate  Makhlu Ekka
BJP Candidate  Shankar Oram
Past Winner (Current MLA) George Tirkey - SKD
Poll Date  April 18

Voting for the Odisha assembly elections 2019 commenced on April 11, when the first phase of the contest was held. As per the scheduled prepared by the polling body, the state will elect its MLAs in four phases, ending on April 29. Results will be declared on May 23. In the last assembly elections, the government of Naveen Patnaik was re-elected to power, with the BJD winning 107 of the 147 vidhan sabha seats, whereas, the Congress and the BJP were restricted to 16 and 10 constituencies, respectively.