Odisha Ready For Elections 2019

With the first phase of the combined (Lok Sabha and Assembly) elections set to be conducted tomorrow, all parties are gearing up for a tough battle. The voting will be conducted in four phases stretched over the month of April (11th, 18th, 23rd and 29th). This time around, Odisha is set to witness some key figures, from former actors to ex IAS/IPS officers, fight it out for the throne.

With popular personalities in the fray for all parties, such as Achyuta Samanta (BJD), founder KIIT & KISS, Aparajita Sarangi (BJP), IAS officer, the father-son duo of George Tirkey (INC) and Rohit Joseph Tirkey (INC), 2019 elections promises to be an evenly matched affair.

For those who have been living under a rock, here’s a detailed list of candidates from the three major parties for the all important Lok Sabha elections:

CONSTITUENCY INC BJP BJD
BARGARH PRADEEP KUMAR DEVTA SURESH PUJARI SRI PRASANNA ACHARYA
SUNDARGARH GEORGE TIRKEY SHRI JUAL ORAM SMT. SUNITA BISWAL
KALAHANDI BHAKTA CHARAN DAS BASANTA PANDA PUSPENDA SINGH DEO
NABARANGPUR PRADEEP MAJHI SHRI BALABHADRA MAJHI RAMESH MAJHI
KANDHAMAL MANOJ KUMAR ACHARYA KHARAVELA SWAIN SRI ACHYUTA SAMANTA
BERHAMPUR V. CHANDRASEKHAR NAIDU SHRI BRUGHU BAXIPATRA CHANDRA SEKHAR SAHU
KEONJHAR FAKIR MOHAN NAIK SHRI ANANTA NAIK CHANDRANI MURMU
BALASORE NAVAJYOTI PATTNAIK SHRI PRATAP SINGH RABINDRA JENA
DHENKANAL K P SINGH DEO SHRI RUDRA NARAYAN PANI MAHESH SAHOO
BOLANGIR SAMARENDRA MISHTA SHRI SANGEETA KUMARI SINGH DEO SRI KALIKESH NARAYAN SINGH DEO
KENDRAPARA DHARANIDHARA NAYAK SHRI BAIJAYANT PANDA ANUBHAV MOHANTY
BHUBANESWAR JANARDAN PATI SMT. APARAJITA SARANGI ARUP PATNAIK
ASKA RAMAKRUSHNA PANDA SMT. ANITA PRIYADARSHINI SMT. PRAMILA BISOI
PURI SATYA PRAKASH NAYAK Dr. SAMBIT PATRA PINAKI MISHRA
CUTTACK PANCHANAN KANUNGO PRAKASH MISHRA BHARTRUHARI MAHTAB
JAJPUR MANAS JENA AMIYA MALLICK SHARMISTHA SETHI
BHADRAK MADHUMITA SETHI ABHIMANYU SETHI MANJULATA MANDAL
JAGATSINGHPUR PRATIMA MALLICK BIBHU PRASAD TARAI RAJASHRI MALLIK
KORAPUT SAPTAGIRI ULKA JAYARAM PANGI KAUSHALYA HIKAKA
MAYURBHANJ ANJALI SOREN BISWESAR TUDU DEBASHISH MARANDI
SAMBALPUR SARAT PATNAIK NITESH GANGA DEB NALINI PRADHAN