Cuttack is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha. The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the third phase on April 23. Before delimitation in 2008, legislative assembly segments which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Salepur, Cuttack Sadar, Cuttack City, Tangi-Choudwar, Banki, Athagarh and Baramba. Following the delimitation, it comprises of seven assembly seats - Baramba, Banki, Athagarh, Barabati-Cuttack, Choudwar-Cuttack, Cuttack Sadar and Khandapada. The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 14. 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) has fielded Pramod Kumar Mallick, while the Congress has given a ticket to Panchanan Kanungo from Cuttak. Whereas, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded former CRPF DG Prakash Mishra from here. The last date of filing nominations for the seat was April 4. The scrutiny of nominations papers took place on April 5. Meanwhile, the last date of withdrawal of candidature was April 8. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II: List of States And Constituencies Voting On April 18.
Details of Phase-III elections:
|Issue of Notification||March 28|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 4|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 5|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 8|
|Date Of Poll||April 23|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Watch: Details of Phase II of Lok Sabha Polls 2019
In 2014 elections, BJD candidate Bhartruhari Mahtab, defeated Congress' Aparajita Mohanty by a massive margin of over three lakh votes. While, BJP's sitting Samir Dey came at the third spot. Cuttak is a stronghold of the BJD. Mahtab had won this seat continuously for five times since 1998.
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 23 In Phase III
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Assam (4)||Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Guhati|
|Bihar (5)||Jhanjharpur, Supaul, Araria, Madhepura, Khagaria|
|Chhattisgarh (7)||Surguja, Raigarh, Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Bilaspur, Durg, Raipur|
|Gujarat (26)||Kachchh, Banaskantha, Patan, Mahesana, Sabarkantha, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad East, Ahmedabad West, Surendranagar, Rajkot, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Anand, Kheda, Panchmahal, Dahod, Vadodara, Chhota Udaipur, Bharuch, Bardoli, Surat, Navsari, Valsad|
|Goa (2)||Noth Goa, South Goa|
|Jammu And Kashmir (1)||Anantnag|
|Karnataka (14)||Chikkodi, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Bidar, Koppal, Bellary, Haveri, Dharwad, Uttara Kannada, Davanagere, Shimoga|
|Kerala (20)||Kasaragod, Kannur, Vatakara, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Ponnani, Palakkad, Alathur, Thrissur, Chalakudy, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Mavelikara, Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Maharashtra (14)||Jalgaon, raver, Jalna, Aurangabad, Raigad, Pune, Baramati, Ahmednagar, Madha, Sangli, Satara, Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Hatkanangle|
|Odisha (6)||Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Puri, Bhubaneswar|
|Uttar Pradesh (10)||Moradabad, Rampur, Sambhal, Firozabad, Mainpuri, Etah, Badaun, Aonla, Bareilly, Pilibhit|
|West Bengal (5)||Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur, Murshidabad|
|Dadra And Nagar Haveli (1)||Dadra And Nagar Haveli|
|Daman And Diu (1)||Daman And Diu|
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.