Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh, Attabira, Bhatli Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats
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In the Bargarh district, Odisha pollsters are closely observing the electoral battle in the five constituencies of Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh, Attabira and Bhatli. These seats will go to polls in the second phase of Odisha assembly elections 2019, scheduled on April 18. Voting will be held between 7am in the morning to 5pm in the evening. Check Full Schedule of Odisha Assembly Elections 2019 Schedule.

Results of 2014: BJD was the dominating force within these 5 vidhan sabha seats, as the party bagged the maximum - 4 seats, whereas, the BJP had wrested 1 among the above constituencies,

Out of these assembly segments, four - Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh and Bhatli - are of general category, whereas, Attabira is a reserved seat for the Scheduled Caste (SC) community.

Odisha Assembly Elections 2019: Check Seat-Wise Candidates, Poll Dates & Past Winners of Following Vidhan Sabha Seats

Padampur

Congress Candidate  SATYA BHUSAN SAHU
BJD Candidate  BIJAYA RANJAN SINGH BARIHA
BJP Candidate  PRADIP PUROHIT
Past Winner (Current MLA) Pradip Purohit - BJP
Poll Date  April 18

Bijepur

Congress Candidate  RIPUNATH SETH
BJD Candidate NAVEEN PATNAIK
BJP Candidate SANAT KUMAR GARTIA
Past Winner (Current MLA) Prasanna Acharya - BJD
Poll Date  April 18

Bargarh

Congress Candidate  NIPON KUMAR DASH
BJD Candidate  DEBESH ACHARYA
BJP Candidate  ASHWINI KUMAR SARANGI
Past Winner (Current MLA) Desh Acharya - BJD
Poll Date  April 18

Attabira

Congress Candidate  NIHAR RANJAN MAHANAND
BJD Candidate  SNEHANGINI CHHURIA
BJP Candidate  MILAN SETH
Past Winner (Current MLA) Snehangini Chhuria - BJD
Poll Date  April 18

Bhatli

Congress Candidate Saroj Kumar Mahapatra
BJD Candidate  SUSANTA SINGH
BJP Candidate  Irasis Acharya
Past Winner (Current MLA) Susanta Singh - BJD
Poll Date  April 18

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.