Koraput Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Election Result 2019 LIVE | Candidate, Constituency and Party-Wise Winner List

PARTY CANDIDATE NAME STATUS % VOTES
INC WON Saptagiri Ulaka 371,129 Votes 34% Votes
BJD Kausalya Hikaka 367,516 Votes 34% Votes
BJP Jayaram Pangi 208,398 Votes 19% Votes
NOTA Nota 36,561 Votes 3% Votes
BSP Bhaskar Mutuka 35,764 Votes 3% Votes
CPI(ML)(L) Damodar Sobor 26,117 Votes 2% Votes
APOI Banamali Majhi 18,849 Votes 2% Votes
CPI(ML)(R) Rajendra Kendruka 15,827 Votes 1% Votes

Koraput Lok Sabha Constituency

Constituency Number: 21

Total Electors: 13,00,437 (2014 estimates)

Male Electors: 6,29,268

Female Electors: 6,71,169

Assembly Constituencies: Gunupur, Bissam-Cuttack, Rayagada, Lakshmipur, Pottangi, Koraput, Jeypore

Reserved: Yes. For Scheduled Tribes

Delimited: Yes, in 2008.

Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: Giridhar Gamang, the former chief minister, won multiple elections from this constituency. In the 1999 elections, his wife Hema Gamang won the seat as a Congress candidate. In 2009, the former chief minister lost to Jayaram Pangi of the BJD. In the last election, Jhina Hikaka of the BJD defeated Gamang by a margin of 19,000 votes.

Demography: Rich in mineral resources, Koraput is a tribal dominated constituency in Odisha. Over 50 percent of the population is tribal. However, it suffers from resource curse, evident by the fact that it is one of the 250 economically backward districts in India. It also has a literacy rate of only about 50 percent, as per the 2011 Census.

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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 12:32:40 IST