- Udayagiri assembly constituency is located in Kandhamal district and consists of:
- Udayagiri, G. Udayagiri block, Daringbadi block, Tikabali block and Raikia block.
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2014 elections, the total number of electors was 173752 and the turnout stood at 70.76%, in real numbers- 122940 voters. 2019 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 200743 electors, 68.22% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-136937 voters.
Representation and Results
2019’s assembly election winner, BJD’s Saluga Pradhan gained a vote share of 38.90% and defeated INC’s Shyamaghana Pradhan whose vote share stood at 30.70%. The remaining candidates in the fray were BJP’s Archana Pradhan with 26.30% of vote share and an independent candidate Jacob Pradhan with 1.40% vote share.
Voting History -2014 & 2019
In 2014, INC won the constituency and earned 48958 votes and 41977 votes in 2019. On the other hand, BJD garnered 38669 votes in 2014 and 53238 votes in 2019 while BJP received 27295 votes in 2014 and 35998 votes in 2019. BJD completely dominated the district of Kadhamal in 2019 by winning all 3 seats.
Data Source – Meradesh.org