Lanjigarh (Odisha Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Lanjigarh
Legislative Assembly of Odisha Constituency
District Kalahandi
Blocks Lanjigarh, Thuamul Rampur, Bhawanipatna, Jaipatna
Electorate 1,93,238 [1][a]
Major settlements Junagarh
Current constituency
Created 2009
Party Congress
MLA Balabhadara Majhi
Const. No. 77
Reserved for Scheduled Tribes
Lok Sabha Constituencies Kalahandi

Lanjigarh (Sl. No.: 77) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Kalahandi district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Lanjigarh block, Thuamul Rampur block and 16 Gram panchayats (Anlabhata, Badakarlakot, Badpujhariaguda, Baner, Bhainripali, Dhansuli, Hirapur, Jaipatna, Kuchagaon, Mangalpur, Mukhiguda, Paikkendumundi, Pratappur, Rengalpalli, Sargiguda and Uchhula) of Jaipatna block and 8 GPs (Risigaon, Duarsuni, Sagada, Jugsaipatna, Chancher, Kuturukhamar, Malgaon and Tal Belgaon) of Bhawanipatna block.[3][4]

In 2009 election, Indian National Congress candidate Shibaji Majhi defeated Biju Janata Dal candidate Balabhadra Majhi by a margin of 3,039 votes.[5]

Elected Members

Vote share of Winning candidates
2009
34.47%

Only one election was held in 2009. Elected member from the Lanjigarh constituency is: [6]

2014 Election Candidates

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Lanjigarh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AAP Lala Bahadur Jani
AOP Kiran Kumar Majhi
BJD Balabhadra Majhi
BJP Bijaya Dishari
BSP Sobha Majhi
INC Pradip Kumar Dishari
SP Suresh Majhi
SKD Kabi Majhi
OJM Bishnu Charan Bhoi
BMP Chandramani Naik
SAMO Mahendra Kumar Majhi
CPI(ML) Liberation Sanatan Majhi
Registered electors

Summary of results of the 2009 Election

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Lanjigarh[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC Shibaji Majhi 46,138 34.47 -
BJD Balabhadra Majhi 43,099 32.20 -
BJP Bijaya Dishari 28,482 21.28 -
Independent Suresh Chandra Majhi 4,522 3.38 -
BSP Bhala Majhi 3,445 2.57 -
SP Paramananda Majhi 3,311 2.47 -
SAMO Bijaya Laxmi Sabar 2,649 1.98 -
Independent Manoranjan Majhi 2,211 1.65 -
Majority 3,039 2.27[b] -
Turnout 1,33,862 68.70 -

Notes

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes

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: Lanjigarh (77) District: Kalahandi
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 3039
  6. ^ "Lanjigarh Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  7. ^ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2009/stat_OR_April2009.pdf
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