Kuchinda, Rengali, Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Telkoi Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats
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Kuchinda, Rengali, Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh and Telkoi 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. Polling 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 four candidates had emerged victorious in the last assembly polls. Two seats were won by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whereas, the Congress drew a blank.

Among these six constituencies, Sambalpur, Rairakhol and Deogarh fall under the general category, whereas, Kuchinda and Telkoi are reserved for scheduled tribes (ST) and Rengali for scheduled castes (SC).

Kuchinda, Rengali, Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Telkoi Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats

Kuchinda

Congress Candidate   SOVARAM PADHAN
BJD Candidate  Kishore Chandra Naik
BJP Candidate   RABI NARAYAN NAIK
Past Winner (Current MLA) Rabi Narayan Naik - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Rengali

Congress Candidate  BALAKRUSHNA ROHIDAS
BJD Candidate  REENA TANTY
BJP Candidate  NAURI NAYAK
Past Winner (Current MLA) Ramesh Patua - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Sambalpur

Congress Candidate  ASWINI KUMAR PUJAHARI
BJD Candidate  RASESWARI PANIGRAHI
BJP Candidate  JAYA NARAYAN MISHRA
Past Winner (Current MLA) RASESWARI PANIGRAHI - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Rairakhol

Congress Candidate  ASSAF ALI KHAN
BJD Candidate  Rohit Pujari
BJP Candidate  Debendra Mohapatra
Past Winner (Current MLA) Rohit Pujari - BJD
Poll Date  April 23

Deogarh

Congress Candidate   Uma Shankar Sahu
BJD Candidate  Romancha Ranjan Biswal
BJP Candidate  Subash Chandra Panigrahi
Past Winner (Current MLA) Nitesh Ganga Dev - BJP
Poll Date  April 23

Telkoi

Congress Candidate  PRASHANT KUMAR DALEI
BJD Candidate  PREMANANDA NAYAK
BJP Candidate  DHANURJAYA SIDU
Past Winner (Current MLA) Bedabyasa Nayak - BJP
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.