Ghasipura, Anandapur, Patna, Keonjhar, Champua, Karanjia Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats
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Ghasipura, Anandpur, Patna, Keonjhar, Champua and Karanjia are among the 147 constituencies being contested in the ongoing Odisha assembly elections 2019. These six constituencies will be contested in the third phase of the elections, to be held on April 23. Voting will be held in the above 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 6 seats, the battle has been dominated by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), whose five candidates had emerged victorious in the last assembly polls. One seat was wrested by an independent candidate.

Out of these assembly segments, two - Ghasipura and Champua - fall under general category; Anandpur is reserved for scheduled castes (SC); Patna, Keonjhar and Karanjia for scheduled tribes (ST).

Ghasipura, Anandapur, Patna, Keonjhar, Champua, Karanjia Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats

Ghasipura

Congress Candidate  Niranjan Patnaik
BJD Candidate  Badri Narayan Patra
BJP Candidate Prithviraj Kuanr
Past Winner (Current MLA)  Badri Narayan Patra - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Anandpur

Congress Candidate  Jayadev Jena
BJD Candidate  Bhagirathi Sethi
BJP Candidate  Not Contesting
Past Winner (Current MLA) Bhagirathi Sethi - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Patna

Congress Candidate  Gopeshwar Naik
BJD Candidate  Hrusikesh Naik
BJP Candidate  Bhabani Shankar Nayak
Past Winner (Current MLA) Hrusikesh Naik - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Keonjhar

Congress Candidate  Madhaba Sardar
BJD Candidate  Bidyadhar Dehury
BJP Candidate Mohan Charan Majhi
Past Winner (Current MLA) Laxmi Narayan Bhanj Deo - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Champua

Congress Candidate  Jadumani Barik
BJD Candidate  Minakshi Mahanta
BJP Candidate  Murali Manohar Sharma
Past Winner (Current MLA) Sanatan Mahakud - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Karanjia

Congress Candidate  SUDAM CHARAN NAIK
BJD Candidate  BASANTI HEMBRAM
BJP Candidate  PADMA CHARAN HAIBURU
Past Winner (Current MLA) Bijay Kumar Nayak - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

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.