Udala, Badasahi, Baripada, Morada, Jaleswar Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats
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Udala, Badasahi, Baripada, Morada and Jaleswar are among the 147 constituencies being contested in the ongoing Odisha assembly elections 2019. These five constituencies will be contested in the fourth phase of the elections, scheduled to be held on April 29. Voting 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 5 seats, the electoral contest was completely dominated by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), whose candidates had emerged victorious in all of the above constituencies the last assembly polls. However, one of the sitting legislators jumped ship to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the polls.

Out of these assembly segments, two - Morada and Jaleswar - fall under general category; Udala is reserved for scheduled tribes (ST); Badasahi and Baripada for scheduled castes (SC).

Udala, Badasahi, Baripada, Morada, Jaleswar Assembly Elections 2019: Candidates, Poll Dates, Results Of Odisha Vidhan Sabha Seats

Udala

Congress Candidate Benudhar Mohapatra
BJD Candidate Srinath Soren
BJP Candidate Bhaskar Madhei
Past Winner (Current MLA) Srinath Soren - BJD
Poll Date  April 29

Badasahi

Congress Candidate  Debyani Behra
BJD Candidate Brundaban Das
BJP Candidate  Sanatan Bijuli
Past Winner (Current MLA) Ganeswar Patra - BJD
Poll Date  April 29

Baripada

Congress Candidate Dasarath Singh
BJD Candidate  Sarojini Hembram
BJP Candidate  Prakash Soren
Past Winner (Current MLA) Sananda Marndi - BJD
Poll Date  April 29

Morada

Congress Candidate  Pravas Kar Mohapatra
BJD Candidate  Rajkishore Das
BJP Candidate  Krushna Chandra Mohapatra
Past Winner (Current MLA) Praveen Chandra Bhanjdeo - BJD
Poll Date  April 29

Jaleswar

Congress Candidate  Sudarshan Das
BJD Candidate  Ashwini Kumar Patra
BJP Candidate  Jaya Narayan Mohanty
Past Winner (Current MLA) Ashwini Kumar Patra - BJD
Poll Date  April 29

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.