Kuchinda assembly constituency is located in Sambalpur district and consists of:
Kuchinda, Kuchinda block, Bamra block and Jamankira block.
Designated as a Scheduled Tribes Constituency.
During the 2014 elections, the total number of electors was 194426 and the turnout stood at 81.01%, in real numbers- 157495 voters. 2019 witnessed a turnout decrease; out of the 216567 electors, 79.08% of voters exercised their constitutional rights. In real numbers though it was a reasonable jump-171258 voters.
Representation and Results
2019’s assembly election winner, BJD’s Kishore Chandra Naik gained a vote share of 42.40% and defeated BJP’s Rabi Narayan Naik whose vote share stood at 40.30%. The remaining candidates in the fray were INC’s Sovaram Padhan with 14.50% of vote share and BSP’s Ratha Munda with 1.10% vote share.
Voting History -2014 & 2019
In 2014, BJP won the constituency and earned 68409 votes and 69093 votes in 2019. On the other hand, BJD garnered 46345 votes in 2014 and 72601 votes in 2019 while INC received 32770 votes in 2014 and 24795 votes in 2019. BSP got 2445 votes in 2014 and 1930 votes in 2019. BJD and BJP both won 2 seats each in the district of Sambalpur in 2019.
Data Source – Meradesh.org