Kandhamal is one of the key Lok Sabha Constituency of Odisha. The voting for the parliamentary polls 2019 on this seat will take place in the second phase on April 18. This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002. The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 13. 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 Achyuta Samanta from Kandhamal while Manoj Kumar Acharya is contesting on the Congress ticket. However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced Mahameghabahan Aira Kharabela Swain as its candidate 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, Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh had won the seat on the BJD ticket defeating BJP's Rudramadhab Ray with a massive margin. While, Congress' Abhimanyu Behera came at the third spot. The BJD had won all the three Lok sabha elections from this constituency.
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.