Bhawanipatna (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Bhawanipatna
Legislative Assembly of Odisha Constituency
District Kalahandi
Blocks Bhawanipatna, Kesinga
Electorate 2,04,764 [1][a]
Major settlements Bhawanipatna, Kesinga
Current constituency
Created 1951
Party BJD
MLA Anam Naik
Const. No. 80
Reserved for Scheduled Castes
Lok Sabha Constituencies Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna (Sl. No.: 80) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Kalahandi district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Bhawanipatna, Kesinga, 25 Gram panchayats (Madiguda, Chahagaon, Karlapada, Chheliamal, Kalam, Karlaguda, Thuapadar, Dadpur, Deypur, Gudialipadar, Kamthana, Kuliamal, Gand-Barajhola, Medinipur, Seinpur, Palsijharan, Udepur, Matia, Borda, Kendupati, Gurujung, Borbhata, Dumuria, Artal and Palana) of Bhawanipatna block and 17GPs (Adhamunda, Balasi, Boria, Chancher, Deogaon, Fatakmal, Gaigaon, Gokuleswar, Kandel, Kikia, Kundabandha, Laitara, Nasigaon, Pastikudi, Patharla, Sirol and Utkela) of Kesinga block.[3][4]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Anam Naik won from this constituency.

Elected Members

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2009
36.47%
2004
49.24%
2000
55.91%
1995
23.94%
1990
49.33%
1985
45.51%
1980
71.99%
1977
52.67%

Sixeen elections were held between 1951 and 2014 including one Bye election in 1957.[6] Elected members from the Bhawanipatna constituency are:[7][8]

  • 2014: (80): Anam Naik (BJD)
  • 2009: (80): Dusmanta Naik (Congress)
  • 2004: (99): Pradipta Kumar Naik (BJP)
  • 2000: (99): Pradipta Kumar Naik (BJP)
  • 1995: (99): Pradipta Kumar Naik (BJP)
  • 1990: (99): Ajit Das (Janata Dal)
  • 1985: (99): Bhakta Charan Das (Janata Party)
  • 1980: (99): Dayanidhi Naik (Congress-I)
  • 1977: (99): Dayanidhi Naik (Congress)
  • 1974: (99): Jagamohan Nayak (Swatantra Party)
  • 1971: (93): Dayanidhi Naik (Jana Congress)
  • 1967: (93): Dayanidhi Naik (Congress)
  • 1961: (34): Anchal Majhi (Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1957: (Bye Poll): C. S. Pradhan (Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1957: (26): Karunakar Bhoi (Ganatantra Parishad)
  • 1951: (18): J . C . Singh Deo (Ganatantra Parishad)

2014 Election Candidates

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Bhawanipatna
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AAP Damayanti Mahanand
AOP Sarat Chandra Naik
BJD Anam Naik
BJP Dayanidhi Naik
BSP Chitrasen Chhatria
INC Dusmanta Naik
National Congress Party Yudha Sunani
SP Lalu Nial
PVP Usha Nag
SKD Kaishab Bihari
API Baidya Nath Behera
OJM Manoj Naik
BMP Rishisudan Chhatrapal
SAMO Surya Narayan Kumar
Kalinga Sena Hemabanti Naik
SWJP Lingaraj Azad
Independent Baisnab Charan Naik
NOTA None -
Registered electors

Summary of results of the 2009 Election

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Bhawanipatna[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Dusmanta Naik 46,215 36.47 -4.92
BJP Pradipta Kumar Naik 44,020 34.73 -14.51
BJD Jayanta Kumar Naik 25,733 20.30
BSP Khageswar Naik 2,975 2.35 -
Independent Anjali Mangaraj 2,754 2.17 -
SAMO Ramani Duria 2,302 1.82 -
SP Aswini Chandan 1,542 1.22 -
Kalinga Sena Hemanta Kumar Tandi 1,194 0.94 -
Majority 2,195 1.73[b] -
Turnout 1,26,809 64.33 -
INC gain from BJP Swing 0.97[c]

Notes

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 63.36%

References

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 5 April 2014. Constituency: Bhawanipatna (80) District: Kalahandi 
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "99 - Bhawanipatna (SC) Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 5 April 2014. List Of Winning Candidates 
  6. ^ "BY-ELECTIONS OF ODISHA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY" (PDF). Retrieved 23 March 2014. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  8. ^ "Bhawanipatna Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  9. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf

External links

  • Discover Kalahandi
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