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Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP closes in with 8 seats, BJD secures 13

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: In Odisha, the BJP has secured 8 of the 21 seats while Biju Janata Dal has got 13. In 2014, the BJD had won 20 seats and BJP took one.

Naveen Patnaik is set to form government in the state after BJD won 111 of the 146 assembly constituencies.

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday congratulated Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his Biju Janata Dal’s performance in the state Assembly elections. The BJD Thursday looked set to form its government for a fifth straight term negating a Modi wave that is sweeping the country, with its candidates leading in 112 of the state’s 146 seats.

Meanwhile, the BJD firmly secured 12 seats while BJP has got 9 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats. This is good news for the BJP as it has secured four more seats than 2014 elections. In 2014, the BJD had won 20 seats and BJP took one. In the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress is not even in the fray as per the latest trends, while the saffron party sees scope for adding to their strength in Parliament from the 21 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha.

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Polling was held in 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 Assembly segments in four different phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. In the 2014 elections, the BJP had won a single parliamentary seat of the 21 in Odisha and 10 of the 147 assembly seats.

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Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019

Naveen secures mandate for fifth term as BJD withstands BJP onslaught

Although its Lok Sabha tally is set to dip, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Thursday managed to withstand the wave in favour of the BJP across the country. The party also retained power in the Odisha Assembly polls, with its supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik set for a historic fifth term.

In Odisha, one of its focus states where it contested on its own, the BJP’s vote share has risen from 21.5% to 38% this time. It has managed to recapture the ground lost to the BJD in Western Odisha. However, the BJP was unable to translate this advantage to the Assembly seats, where the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD won 113 of the 147 seats. The BJP managed to win only 22. While the BJD registered a 12% lead against its nearest rival, the BJP has reaffirmed its position as the growing alternative party in the coastal state. Read more

Latest Trends from Election Commission: BJD leading in 13 seats, BJP in 8

BJD leading in 13 seats, BJP in 8

Balasore Constituency trend

Aska Constituency trend

BJD's Pramila Bisoyi leading with total votes of 466826

Patnaik reciprocates to PM Modi, congratulates him for BJP victory in Parliamentary poll

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the impressive victory of BJP in the Lok Sabha elections. Patnaik spoke to Modi over telephone and congratulated him for the huge victory registered by the BJP in the Parliamentary election, sources in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said.

Here is the latest trend: BJD leading in 12 seats, BJP secures 9

BJD leading in 12 seats, BJP secures 9. 

BJP's Baijyant Panda trailing in Kendrapara

BJD candidate Anubhav Mohanty is leading in Kendrapara with over 72000 votes. 

BJP closes in with 9 seats, BJD secures 12

BJP seems to be increasing its gains, securing 9 seats while the BJD is holding onto 12 out of 21 Lok Sabha constituencies. 

BJP's Sambit Patra leads with 6150 votes against BJD rival

Inching forward, BJP's spokesperson Sambit Patra, who is contesting from Puri constituency, is leading with 6150 votes against BJD rival Pinaki Mishra. 

PM Modi congratulates Naveen Patnaik for victory in Assembly elections

BJD candidate from Aska LS seat gets highest vote margin against BJP rival

Pramila Bisoyi, BJD candidate, has perhaps clinched the seat emphatically with most number of votes compared to any other candidate from all other constituencies in the state. 

BJP secured 7 seats this time, up from 1 in 2014. What was their strategy in the state?

The saffron party built its base on women’s security and corruption. Apparently, it's state created a strong network of women leaders who were campaigning on women’s security. Their party leaders claim that the Ujjwala scheme found resonance among the BJD's core women voters. On the issue of corruption,  the saffron party has vehemently slammed the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD around the Hockey World Cup, chit funds etc. 

In Puri, BJP's Sambit Patra leading with margin of 2451 votes against BJD's Mishra

BJP's Sambit Patra is now leading from the key constituency of Puri by over 2451 votes against BJD's Pinaki Mishra. 

BJP's experience in Odisha different than Bengal

In Odisha, and unlike Bengal, the BJP did not have to face such hostility from the ruling BJD. The BJD’s stance that it would support any party that takes care of Odisha’s interests at the Centre weakened its fight against the BJP in the state. A large section of voters seemed to be in a mood to back the BJP at the Centre while supporting the BJD for the government in the state.

Royal candidate Kalikesh Singh Deo of BJD trailing by over 7,000 votes

In Odisha, the Biju Janta Dal's Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo of erstwhile princely state of Patna is contesting against his sister-in-law, Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo, from the BJP. The BJD candidate trailing by over 7,000 votes.

Latest Seat tally in Odisha Lok Sabha election results 2019

BJD secures 16, BJP gets 5. BJP had got one in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

Here are the latest Election Commission trends

BJP candidates- Suresh Pujari (Bargarh) leading by 11284 votes, Pratap Sarangi (Balasore) by 1663, Aparajita Sarangi (Bhubaneswar) by 5736, Sangeeta Singh Deo (Bolangir) leading by 4408 votes. Basant Panda (Kalahandi) leading by 9466 votes, Sambit Patra (Puri) by 104, Jual Oram (Sundergarh) leading by 8122 votes.

Do you know how much vote share BJP had in 2014?

In Odisha, the party registered a vote share of 18 per cent in 2014.

Odisha Assembly trends: BJD leading in 89, BJP in 28, Congress 13

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is surging ahead with its candidates leading in 89 assembly constituencies, while BJP nominees are leading in 28 segments as per the latest trends available, officials said Thursday. Odisha has 147 members assembly. Polling in Patkura assembly segment in Kendrapara district was postponed in view of the death of a candidate and again due to cyclone Fani.

Kandhamal seat watch: A BJD bastion

The BJP, BJD and Congress are the primary contenders from this seat in the 2019 general election. While five candidates are in the fray, the main contest is between BJP's Kharabela Swain, BJD's Achyuta Samanta and Congress' Monoj Acharya. 

Kandhamal LS constituency: BJP trailing in BJD bastion

In Kandhamal, BJD's Achyutananda Samanta gets a total of 88436 votes, followed by BJP's Mahameghabahan Aira Kharabela Swain getting 62367 votes. The constituency has been a BJD fort. Despite a lot of polarisation, BJD won the seat in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls that followed the killing of Swami Laxmananda Saraswati in 2008.

In Bolangir LS constituency, BJD's Kalikesh Singh Deo is trailing behind BJP's Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo

From Bolangir, BJD's Kalikesh Singh Deo is trailing behind BJP's Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo. Their votes are 67850 and 75818 respectively. 

Meanwhile, in Bengal, as BJP makes big gains, is it end of the road for Left, Congress?

The big story of West Bengal this election season is how Banerjee may have failed to come up with an answer to the BJP. A party with little base in the state, the BJP managed to make inroads, riding on the perception that the Trinamool and Banerjee stood for appeasement politics.

Odisha election results: Close contest between BJP's Sambit Patra and BJD's Mishra in Puri

BJD's Pinaki Mishra has secured 52709 votes, BJP's Sambit Patra is trailing at 52271 votes

Odisha election results as of now: BJD leading in 14, BJP in 7 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats

BJD leading in 14, BJP in 7 out of 21 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

Meanwhile, in Assembly elections, BJD leading on 94 seats, BJP on 28 seats, Congress on 12 seats

Odisha assembly election trends: BJD leading on 94 seats, BJP on 28 seats, Congress on 12 seats, CPI-M on 1 seat, JMM on 1 seat and Independent on 1 seat

Aska Lok Sabha constituency seat watch

Aska is a BJD bastion. Incumbent chief minister Naveen Patnaik had won the seat in 1998 and 1999 elections consecutively. Later in the by-poll in 2000, Kumudini Patnaik had won the seat. Subsequently in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Ladu Krishna Swain won the seat

BJD LS candidate from Aska Pramila Bisoi leading by 21,689 votes now


BJD Lok Sabha candidate from Aska Pramila Bisoi leading by 21,689 votes now as per latest EC trends .

In Aska, BJD's Bisoi leads against nearest BJP rival by 17,404

In Aska Lok Sabha seat BJD candidate Pramila Bisoi is leading against her nearest BJP rival Anita Subahdarshini by 17,404 votes. Bisoi has a total vote count of 53987. 

BJP's Baijyant Panda trailing with over 2000 votes in Kendrapara

BJP's Jay Panda trailing by over 2000 from Odisha's Kendrapara Lok Sabha constituency.  Panda was suspended from BJD earlier this year for alleged anti-party activities. He was once very close to CM Patnaik. He later joined the BJP. He is up against BJD's actor-turned-politician Anubhav Mohanty. While Mohanty may not be a serious political contender in this elections, the true fight is between the CM and Panda. 

Odisha election results 2019: In Bolangir, BJP's Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo leading with 2384 votes against BJD

From Bolangir Lok Sabha constituency, after trailing initially,  BJP's Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo is leading with 2384 votes against BJD's Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo. Kalikesh was elected as the MP of Bolangir in the 2014 elections after he defeated BJP candidate Sangeeta Kumari Singh Deo by a margin of at least 1,04,299 votes. This time too, BJP has fielded Sangeeta Deo to take on Kalikesh. 

Bhubaneswar constituency watch: How many Assembly constituencies are there?

Jayadev, Bhubaneswar Central (Madhya), Bhubaneswar North (Uttar), Ekamra-Bhubaneswar, Jatni, Begunia, Khurda

Here are the latest trends in Odisha Lok Sabha election results

BJD LS candidates- Pramila Bisoi (Aska) leading by 13938 votes, Sarmistha Sethi (Jajpur) leading by 11990, Ramesh Majhi (Nabarangpur) by 8865 votes & Achyuta Samanta (Kandhamal) by 8226 votes. 

BJP candidate Aparajita Sarangi leading by 4359 votes in Bhubaneswar

As per latest Election Commission trends, BJP LS candidate Aparajita Sarangi leading by 4359 votes in Bhubaneswar. 

Odisha election results 2019: Why is the Puri Lok Sabha seat important?

Puri is famous for its Jagannath temple, which is attracts lakhs of visitors every year and is an important pilgrimage centre for Hindus. Puri has an overwhelming Hindu population (more than 96 per cent). But why is it so important this elections? Because earlier there were speculations about PM Modi contesting from this temple town. 

BJP's Sambit Patra turns tide, now leading in Puri against BJD

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, who is contesting from the notable Puri constituency, is leading with at least 1184 votes against BJD's Pinaki Mishra. 

In Sundargarh LS seat, BJP's Jual Oram takes big lead against Congress' George Tirkey

BJP's Jual Oram takes big lead against Congress' George Tirkey with 6200 votes. If you jog your memory back to 2009 Lok Sabha elections, a tough battle was seen between the BJP and Congress in Sundargarh constituency. Back then, the grand old party had managed to script a victory with a thin margin. Sundargarh has seven seats of the state assembly. These include Sundargarh, Talsara, Rajgangpur, Biramitrapur, Rourkela, Raghunathpali and Bonai.

Meanwhile, latest trends show BJP set to return to power

Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to return to power as it led in 295 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 50, according to trends released Thursday by the Election Commission for all 542 seats that went to polls.

Odisha election results 2019: BJD candidate Bhartruhari Mahtab leading from Cuttack

BJD candidate Bhartruhari Mahtab leading from Cuttack Lok Sabha constituency.  Mahtab is up against BJP's Shri Prakash Mishra and Congress' Panchanan Kanungo. 

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results: Baijyant Panda trailing with 1312 votes from Kendrapara

From Kendrapara LS constituency, political turncoat Baijyant Panda from BJP is trailing with 1312 votes against Anubhav Mohanty from BJD. Kendrapara has been traditionally a “BJD bastion”. Panda's switch to the BJP created uncertainty over whom the people will vote for — the party or the candidate.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. (File photo)

Odisha held Assembly elections along with the Lok Sabha polls on May 23, Thursday. Naveen Patnaik is all set to form the government, while the BJP will be happy to have gained 8 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, up by 7 seats since 2014 elections.