Cuttack election results 2019 : Odisha’s constituency is a BJD stronghold
Bhartuhari Mahatab of the Biju Janata Dal has been winning from the Cuttack Lok Sabha, one of the 21 parliamentary constituencies in Odisha, seat since 1998. Earlier, this seat was held by former chief minister Biju Patnaik.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced the candidature of Odisha’s former director general of police Prakash Mishra from Cuttack parliamentary constituency.
Cuttack went to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on April 23. The votes will be counted on May 23.
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Here are some facts about the Cuttack Lok Sabha seat:
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: Cuttack
Polling date: April 23
2019 candidates: Prakash Mishra (BJP), Panchanan Kanungo (Congress), Bhartruhari Mahatab (BJD)
Sitting MP, party: Bhartuhari Mahatab, BJD
Winning margin in 2014: 306,762
Runner up name, party: Aparajita Mohanty, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 978,604
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 71.35%
Number of women voters in 2014: 639,699
Number of polling booths in 2014: 1,576