Nuapada assembly constituency is located in Nuapada district and consists of:
Khariar Road, Nuapada block and Komna block.
Designated as a General Constituency.
During the 2014 elections, the total number of electors was 207166 and the turnout stood at 73.90%, in real numbers- 153095 voters. 2019 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 227747 electors, 71.86% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers, though it was a reasonable jump-163652 voters.
Representation and Results
2019’s assembly election winner, BJD’s Rajendra Dholakia gained a vote share of 40.10% and defeated INC’s Ghasi Ram Majhi whose vote share stood at 27.70%. The remaining candidates in the fray were BJP’s Home Singh Majhi with 18.00% of vote share and independent candidate with 10.10% vote share.
Voting History -2014& 2019
In 2014, BJP won the constituency and earned 55817 votes and 29490 votes in 2019. On the other hand, BJD garnered 46207 votes in 2014 and 65647 votes in 2019 while INC received 39654 votes in 2014 and 45317 votes in 2019. BJD and INC both managed to win 1 seat each in the district of Nuapada in 2019.
Data Source – Meradesh.org