Odisha will vote for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections seats simultaneously
in four phases — 11, 18, 23 and 29 April 2019.
According to the announcement of The Election Commission of India, Assembly Elections in Odisha will be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls in the state. The dates were announced today.
Major political parties in Odisha welcomed the announcement of poll dates for the general and assembly elections in the state.
The Election commission stated, while Lok Sabha elections will be held in Odisha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29, the Assembly polls will follow the same schedule as for the corresponding parliamentary constituencies.
Here’s the constituency-wise schedule for Assembly Elections in Odisha:
April 11: Nuapada, Khariar, Umerkote, Jharigam, Nabarangpur, Dabugam, Lanjigarh, Junagarh, Dharamgarh, Bhawanipatna, Narla, Chhatrapur, Gopalpur, Berhampur, Digapahandi, Chikiti, Mohana, Paralakhemundi, Gunupur, Bissam Cuttack, Rayagada, Laxmipur, Kotpad, Jeypore, Koraput, Pottangi, Malkangiri and Chitrakonda.
April 18: Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh, Attabira, Bhatli, Brajarajnagar, Jharsuguda, Talsara, Sundargarh, Birmitrapur, Raghunathpali, Rourkela, Rajgangpur, Bonai, Birmaharajpur, Sonepur, Loisingha, Patnagarh, Balangir, Titlagarh, Kantabanjhi, Baliguda, G. Udayagiri, Phulbani, Kantamal, Boudh, Daspalla, Bhanjanagar, Polasara, Kabisuryanagar, Khallikote, Aska, Surada, Sanakhemundi and Hinjili.
April 23: Kuchinda, Rengali, Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Telkoi, Ghasipura, Anandpur, Patna, Keonjhar, Champua, Karanjia, Dhenkanal, Hindol, Kamakhyanagar, Parjanga, Pallahara, Talcher, Angul, Chhendipada, Athamallik, Baramba, Banki, Athagarh, Barabati-Cuttack, Choudwar-Cuttack, Cuttack Sadar, Puri, Brahmagiri, Satyabadi, Pipili, Jayadev, Bhubaneswar Central, Bhubaneswar North, Ekamra Bhubaneswar, Jatani, Begunia, Khurda, Chilika, Ranpur, Khandapada and Nayagarh.
April 29: Jashipur, Saraskana, Rairangpur, Bangriposi, Udala, Badasahi, Baripada, Morada, Jaleswar, Bhograi, Basta, Balasore, Remuna, Nilgiri, Soro, Simulia, Bhandaripokhari, Bhadrak, Basudevpur, Dhamnagar, Chandbali, Binjharpur, Bari, Barachana, Dharmasala, Jajpur, Korei, Sukinda, Niali, Salipur, Mahanga, Patkura, Kendrapara, Aul, Rajanagar, Mahakalapada, Paradeep, Tirtol, Balikuda-Erasama, Jagatsinghpur, Kakatpur and Nimapara.
Counting of votes will be held on May 23, along with the Lok Sabha votes. Odisha has 21 Lok Sabha and 147 Assembly constituencies. The Odisha Assembly’s term ends on June 11.
As per the final voter list, released in January, there are over 3.18 crore voters comprising 1,63,37,310 males and 1,54,60,545 females.