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

Sundargarh is a 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. The constituency comprises of seven assembly seats - Sundargarh, Talsara, Rajgangpur, Biramitrapur, Rourkela, Raghunathpali and Bonai. The seat is reserved for the Scheduled Tribe category and its constituency number is 2. 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 Sunita Biswal from Sundargarh, while George Tirkey is contesting on the Congress ticket. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has given a ticket to Jual Oram 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, Oram had won the seat on the BJP ticket defeating BJD's Dileep Kumar Tirkey with a margin of over 18,000 votes. While, Congress' Hemananda Biswal who had won the seat in 2009 came at the third spot.  From 1998 to 2004, the BJP had consecutively won this seat thrice.

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
Puducherry (1) Puducherry

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. The polls will be held in 1,035,918 polling stations across the country compared to 928,000 set up during the last Lok Sabha election in 2014.