Chhatrapur (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Chhatrapur
Legislative Assembly of Odisha Constituency
District Ganjam
Blocks Chhatrapur, Ganjam
Electorate 2,03,966 [1][a]
Major settlements Chhatrapur, Ganjam, Rambha
Current constituency
Created 1951
Party BJD
MLA Priyanshu Pradhan
Const. No. 127
Reserved for Scheduled Castes
Lok Sabha Constituencies Berhampur

Chhatrapur (Sl. No.: 127) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Ganjam district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Chhatrapur, Ganjam, Rambha, Chhatrapur block and Ganjam block.[3][4]

Elected Members

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2014
38.33%
2009
44.26%
2004
52.56%
2000
42.59%
1995
40.80%
1990
62.56%
1985
47.76%
1980
47.43%
1977
46.93%

Fifteen elections were held between 1951 and 2014. Elected members from the Chhatrapur constituency are: [6][7]

  • 2014: (127): Priyanshu Pradhan (BJD)
  • 2009: (127): Adikanda Sethi (CPI)
  • 2004: (72): Nagireddy Narayan Reddy (CPI)
  • 2000: (72): Rama Chandra Panda (BJP)
  • 1995: (72): Daitari Behara (Congress)
  • 1990: (72): Parsuram Panda (CPI)
  • 1985: (72): Ashok Kumar Choudhury (Congress)
  • 1980: (72): Biswanath Sahu (CPI)
  • 1977: (72): Biswanath Sahu (CPI)
  • 1974: (72): Daitari Behera (Utkal Congress)
  • 1971: (68): Lakshman Mahapatra (CPI)
  • 1967: (68): Lakshman Mahapatra (CPI)
  • 1961: (20): Lakshman Mahapatra (CPI)
  • 1957: (15): Yatiraj Proharaj (Congress)
  • 1951: (102): V . Sitaramaya (Independent)

2014 Election Result

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Priyanshu Pradhan defeated Communist Party of India candidate Krushna Chandra Nayak by a margin of 22,019 votes. [8]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Chhatrapur[9][10]
BJD Priyanshu Pradhan 53,221 38.33
CPI Krushna Chandra Nayak 31,202 22.47 -21.79
BJP Dharanidhar Behera 27,511 19.81 -8.61
INC Banamali Sethi 21,151 15.23 -5.97
AAP Ritu Kumari Sethi 1,271 0.92
Independent E. Pramod Kumar 1,177 0.85
Trinamool Congress Natabara Behera 1,111 0.8
NOTA None 2,211 1.59 -
Majority 22,019 15.86 0.01
Turnout 1,38,855 68.08 12.85
Registered electors 2,03,966
BJD gain from CPI
Party Candidate Votes % ±

Summary of results of the 2009 Election

In 2009 election, Communist Party of India candidate Adikanda Sethi defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Bhagaban Behera by a margin of 16,557 votes.[11]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Chhatrapur [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CPI Adikanda Sethi 46,244 44.26 -8.3
BJP Bhagaban Behera 29,687 28.42 -
INC Somanath Behera 22,146 21.20 -
Independent Dasarathi Behera 3,789 3.63 -
SAMO Natabara Behera 2,605 2.49 -
Majority 16,557 15.85[b] -
Turnout 1,04,507 55.23 -
CPI hold Swing -4.21 [c]

Notes

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 59.44%

References

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 21 March 2014. Constituency: Chhatrapur (127) District: Ganjam
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "72 - Chatrapur Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. 2006. Retrieved 21 March 2014. List Of Winning Candidates
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2014-02-20.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Chhatrapur Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  8. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Leadtech.in. Archived from the original on 2014-08-18. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Odisha - Chhatrapur". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  10. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014 Constituency: Chhatrapur (127)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 16557
  12. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf
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