Puri 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 third phase on April 23. Before delimitation in 2008, legislative assembly segments which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Balipatana, Pipili, Satyabadi, Puri, Brahmagiri, Chilka and Ranpur. Following the delimitation, it comprises of seven assembly seats -Puri, Brahmagiri, Satyabadi, Pipili, Chilika, Ranpur and Nayagarh. The seat is not reserved for any category and its constituency number is 17. 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 Pinaki Misra, while the Congress has given a ticket to Satya Prakash Nayak from Puri. Whereas, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced candidate from Puri. it has fielded its national spokesperson Sambit Patra. The last date of filing nominations for the seat is April 4. The scrutiny of nominations papers will take place on April 5. Meanwhile, the last date of withdrawal of candidature is April 8. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase II: List of States And Constituencies Voting On April 18.
Details of Phase-III elections:
|Issue of Notification||March 28|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 4|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 5|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 8|
|Date Of Poll||April 23|
|Date of Result||May 23|
Watch: Details of Phase II of Lok Sabha Polls 2019
In 2014 elections, BJD candidate Pinaki Misra, defeated Congress' Sucharita Mohanty by a massive margin of over two lakh votes. While, BJP's Ashok Sahu came at the third spot. Puri is a stronghold of the BJD. Misra had won this seat continuously in 2009 on the BJD ticket, while since 1998, Naveen Patnaik led party had won this seat continuously for five times.
List of States And Constituencies That Will Vote On April 23 In Phase III
|State (No. of seats voting in this phase)||Constituencies|
|Assam (4)||Dhubri, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Guhati|
|Bihar (5)||Jhanjharpur, Supaul, Araria, Madhepura, Khagaria|
|Chhattisgarh (7)||Surguja, Raigarh, Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Bilaspur, Durg, Raipur|
|Gujarat (26)||Kachchh, Banaskantha, Patan, Mahesana, Sabarkantha, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad East, Ahmedabad West, Surendranagar, Rajkot, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Anand, Kheda, Panchmahal, Dahod, Vadodara, Chhota Udaipur, Bharuch, Bardoli, Surat, Navsari, Valsad|
|Goa (2)||Noth Goa, South Goa|
|Jammu And Kashmir (1)||Anantnag|
|Karnataka (14)||Chikkodi, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bijapur, Gulbarga, Raichur, Bidar, Koppal, Bellary, Haveri, Dharwad, Uttara Kannada, Davanagere, Shimoga|
|Kerala (20)||Kasaragod, Kannur, Vatakara, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Ponnani, Palakkad, Alathur, Thrissur, Chalakudy, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Mavelikara, Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Maharashtra (14)||Jalgaon, raver, Jalna, Aurangabad, Raigad, Pune, Baramati, Ahmednagar, Madha, Sangli, Satara, Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Hatkanangle|
|Odisha (6)||Sambalpur, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Puri, Bhubaneswar|
|Uttar Pradesh (10)||Moradabad, Rampur, Sambhal, Firozabad, Mainpuri, Etah, Badaun, Aonla, Bareilly, Pilibhit|
|West Bengal (5)||Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur, Murshidabad|
|Dadra And Nagar Haveli (1)||Dadra And Nagar Haveli|
|Daman And Diu (1)||Daman And Diu|
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 Odisha assembly will take place in four phases along with the Lok Sabha elections.