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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.

By: Express Web Desk Written by Abhimanyu Chakravorty | Bhubaneswar, New Delhi |
Updated: May 24, 2019 8:30:10 am
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

08:30 (IST)24 May 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

19:55 (IST)23 May 2019
Latest Trends from Election Commission: BJD leading in 13 seats, BJP in 8

BJD leading in 13 seats, BJP in 8

19:45 (IST)23 May 2019
Balasore Constituency trend

19:40 (IST)23 May 2019
Aska Constituency trend

BJD's Pramila Bisoyi leading with total votes of 466826

19:29 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

18:44 (IST)23 May 2019
Here is the latest trend: BJD leading in 12 seats, BJP secures 9

BJD leading in 12 seats, BJP secures 9. 

18:41 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP's Baijyant Panda trailing in Kendrapara

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

18:34 (IST)23 May 2019
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. 

17:53 (IST)23 May 2019
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. 

15:58 (IST)23 May 2019
PM Modi congratulates Naveen Patnaik for victory in Assembly elections
15:32 (IST)23 May 2019
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. 

15:27 (IST)23 May 2019
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. 

14:20 (IST)23 May 2019
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. 

14:14 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

14:08 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

14:03 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

13:40 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

13:38 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

13:19 (IST)23 May 2019
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.

13:17 (IST)23 May 2019
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. 

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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.

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