Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha Constituency in Odisha: Candidates, Current MP, Polling Date And Election Results 2019
Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha Constituency (Photo Credits: File Image)

Jagatsinghpur is one of the key Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha. The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the fourth phase on April 29. Following the delimitation in 2008, it comprises of seven assembly seats -Niali, Paradeep, Tirtol, Balikuda-Erasama, Jagatsinghpur, Kakatpur and Nimapara. The seat is reserved for the Scheduled Caste category and its constituency number is 16. 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 Rajashree Mallick, while the Congress has given the ticket to Pratima Mallick from Jagatsinghpur. Whereas, Bibhu Prasad Tarai is contesting from the BJP ticket. The last date of filing nominations for the seat was April 9. The scrutiny of nominations papers took place on April `10. Meanwhile, the last date of withdrawal of candidature was April 12. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II: List of States And Constituencies Voting On April 18.

Details of Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha Constituency:

Issue of Notification April 2
Last date for filing nomination April 9
Scrutiny of nomination April 10
Last date for withdrawal of candidature April 12
Date Of Poll April 29
Date of Result May 23

Watch: Details of Lok Sabha Polls Phase IV

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Kulamani Samal defeated Congress candidate Bibhu Prasad Tarai by a margin of 2,76,394 votes. While, BJP candidate Baidhar Mallik came at the third spot. In 2009, BJD's Kulamani Samal had won the seat.

List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 29 In Phase IV

State (No. of seats voting in this phase) Constituencies
Bihar (5) Darbhanga, Ujiarpur, Samastipur, Begusarai, Munger
Jammu And Kashmir (1) Anantnag
Jharkhand (3) Chatra, Lohardaga, Palamu
Madhya Pradesh (6) Siddhi, Shahdol, Jabalpur, Mandla, Chhindwara, Balaghat
Maharashtra (17) Nandurbar, Dhule, Dindori, Nashik, Palghar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Mumbai North, Mumbai North-West, Mumbai North-East, Mumbai North-Central, Mumbai South -Central, Mumbai South, Maval, Shirur, Shirdi
Odisha (6) Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur
Rajasthan (13) Tonk-Sawai Madhopur, Ajmer, Pali, Jodhpur, Barmer, Jalore, Udaipur, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Kota, Jhalawar-Baran
Uttar Pradesh (13) Shahjahanpur, Kheri, Hardoi, Misrikh, Unnao, Farrukhabad, Etawah, Kannauj, Kanpur, Akbarpur, Jalaun, Jhansi, Hamirpur
West Bengal (8) Baharampur, Krishnanagar, Ranaghat, Bardhaman Purba, Bardhaman - Durgapur, Asansol, Bolpur, Birbhum

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 147-seat Odisha assembly will take place in four phases.