Odisha Assembly election results 2019 Live updates: BJD leads on 114 seats against 21 for BJP, CM Naveen Patnaik ahead in Bijepur

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Updated:May 23, 2019 7:26:38 pm

Odisha Assembly election results 2019: The major parties in fray in the election are - the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress.

Odisha Assembly election results 2019: The voting for 147 assembly seats was held in the four phases on April 11, 18, 23, and 29.Odisha Assembly election results 2019: The voting for 147 assembly seats was held in the four phases on April 11, 18, 23, and 29.

Odisha Assembly election results 2019: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal is heading for a clear majority in the ongoing Odisha assembly election and is set to form the next government in the state. As per latest trends, the ruling Biju Janata Dal is leading in 114 seats while Congress is leading in 9 seat and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 21 seats and others 2 seats. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading from both the assembly constituencies. The counting of votes for the Odisha Legislative Assembly election is still underway. The voting for 147 assembly seats was held in the four phases on April 11, 18, 23, and 29. The current term of the Odisha assembly will expire on May 24, 2019. The major parties in fray in the election are – Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has contested from two assembly seats – Hinjili (Ganjam) and Bijepur (Bargarh).

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The counting is likely to be delayed than its national counterparts because of the simultaneous counting for both state Assembly election and Lok Sabha elections.

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The exit polls for Odisha Legislative Assembly elections conducted by Kanak News and News18 Odia forecasted that incumbent BJD headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will return back to power once again.

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The exit polls have also predicted that BJD may get around 85 seats, while BJP is set to get 26 seats, Congress 12 seats and other 24 seats. In the previous assembly election held in 2014, the Biju Janata Dal won 117 seats out of 147, emerging as the single largest party with more than two-thirds majority in the Odisha Legislative Assembly. A party needs a minimum of 74 seats to form the government.

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18:29 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading in Athagarh Assembly seat

BJD's Ranendra Pratap Swain is leading by 21,273 votes from Athagarh Assembly seat while Congress nominee Mohammed Moquim is leading by 3,151 votes from Barabati-Cuttack Assembly seat.

17:56 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading in Digapahandi Assembly constituency

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Surjya Narayan Patro is leading in Digapahandi Assembly constituency. 

17:39 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD's Bikram Arukh wins Bhanjanagar Assembly seat

Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) candidate from Bhanjanagar Assembly seat, Bikram Arukh defeated BJP's Pradyumna Nayak by 8,319 votes.

17:18 (IST)23 May 2019
CM Naveen Patnaik is leading by 33,944 votes in Bijepur

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading  by 33,944 votes in Bijepur Assembly seat while BJD's Amar Satpathy has won Barchana Assembly constituency. In Jharsuguda Assembly constituency, BJD candidate Naba Kishore Das is leading by 19,847 votes. 

16:38 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP candidate Mohan Majhi leading from Keonjhar Assembly constituency

BJP candidate Mohan Majhi, Kusum Tete and Jayanarayan Mishra are leading from Keonjhar Assembly constituency, Sundergarh Assembly constituency and Sambalpur Assembly constituency respectively. Meanwhile, BJD's Anant Narayan Jena is leading by 7,850 votes from Bhubaneswar-Central Assembly seat.

16:15 (IST)23 May 2019
Biju Janata Dal tops the position with Rs 13.04 crores in terms of donations

With regard to the total amount of donations to regional parties, Biju Janata Dal tops the position with Rs 13.04 crores from six donations followed by Janata Dal (United) JDU's receiving Rs 11.19 crore from 27 donations, reports ADR. 

16:01 (IST)23 May 2019
PM Modi congratulates Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for his landslide victory in Odisha for the fifth straight term. In a tweet, PM Modi said, 'Congratulations to Naveen Babu for yet another victory in Odisha. Wishing him the very best for the next term.' 

15:51 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidate Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is leading from Mahakalpada Assembly constituency

BJD candidate Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak is leading from Mahakalpada Assembly constituency while Congress candidate Niranjan Patnaik is leading from Bhandaripokhari Assembly constituency.

15:35 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading in Bhandaripokhari Assembly constituency

BJD's Prafulla Samal, Debesh Acharya and Basanti Marandi are leading in Bhandaripokhari Assembly constituency, Bargarh Assembly constituency and Rairangpur Assembly constituency.

15:18 (IST)23 May 2019
Ram Gopal Verma congratules YSRCP over landslide victory

Famous film director Ram Gopal Verma has congratulated YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on his party's landslide victory in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.

15:06 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidates Rabi Nanda is leading from Jeypore Assembly seat

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates Rabi Nanda and Dibya Shankar Mishra are leading from Jeypore and Junagarh Assembly constituencies respectively.

15:06 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidates Rabi Nanda is leading from Jeypore Assembly seat

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidates Rabi Nanda and Dibya Shankar Mishra are leading from Jeypore and Junagarh Assembly constituencies respectively.

15:03 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidate Prasant Muduli is leading from Jagatsinghpur Assembly constituency

BJD candidate Prasant Muduli is leading from Jagatsinghpur Assembly constituency while Congress candidate Rohit Joseph Tirkey is leading from Biramitrapur Assembly constituency. Meanwhile, BJP's Jayant Sarangi is leading from Puri Assembly seat.

14:41 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD set to form new govt in Odisha

In Odisha, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is set to form the next government for a fifth consecutive term. BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading from both Bijepur and Hinjili Assembly constituency.

14:15 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidate Sushant Rout leading from Bhubaneswar-North Assembly constituency

BJD candidate Sushant Rout, Jayanarayan Mishra and Agasti Behera are leading from Bhubaneswar-North Assembly constituency, Sambalpur Assembly constituency and Chhendipada constituency respectively.

13:38 (IST)23 May 2019
ECI trends

As per the Election Commission of India (ECI) trends, Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal is leading in 116 assemblys seats while Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in 20 seats, CPI (M) in 1 seat, INC on 8 seats and JMM on 1 seat.

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13:20 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading in Tirtol, Rairakhol and Sambalpur Assembly constituencies

BJD candidates Bishnu Das, Rohit Pujari, Debashish Samantray and Raseswari Panigrahi are leading in Tirtol, Rairakhol, Barabati-Cuttack and Sambalpur Assembly constituencies respectively.

13:12 (IST)23 May 2019
CM Naveen Patnaik is leading in both Bijepur and Hinjili Assembly constituencies

BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading in both Bijepur and Hinjili Assembly constituencies. Patnaik is leading of BJP candidate Sanat Kumar Gartia in Bijepur, while he is ahead over Congress nominee Pitambar Acharya of Congress in Hinjili assemblyconstituency.

12:58 (IST)23 May 2019
Pradeep Maharathy leading from Pipili Assembly constituency

Sitting MLA and BJD candidate Pradeep Maharathy is leading from Pipili Assembly constituency while other candidates like Braja Pradhan, Saroj Meher, Dhruba Sahoo and Mangala Kishan leading in Talcher, Patnagarh, Rajnagar and Rajgangpur respectively. Biju Janata Dal's Maheswar Mohanty is leading from Puri Assembly seat. 

12:42 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik is leading by 8,906 votes from Bijepur Assembly seat

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading by 8,906 votes in Bijepur Assembly seat while his party candidate and sitting MLA Umakant Samantaray and Sambit Routray are leading in Satyabadi assembly constituency and Paradip Assembly constituency respectively. BJP candidate Prithviraj Harichandan is leading from Chilika Assembly constituency.

12:11 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidate Pranab Balabantaray is leading from Dharmasala Assembly seat

BJD candidate Pranab Balabantaray and Naba Kishore Das are leading from Dharmasala Assembly seat and Jharsuguda Assembly seat respectively while BJD's Sashi Bhushan Behera is leading from Kendrapara Assembly seat.

11:46 (IST)23 May 2019
Sitting BJD MLA Pratap Jena is leading from Mahanga Assembly seat

BJD's Sarada Prasad Nayak, Pramod Mallick, Pratap Jena and Arun Sahu are leading from Rourkela Assembly seat, Niali Assembly seat, Mahanga Assembly seat and Nayagarh Assembly seat respectively while BJP candidate Aditya Madhi is leading from Malkangiri Assembly seat. JMM candidate Mahesh Hembram is leading from Saraskana Assembly seat.

11:33 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidate Badri Patra leading from Ghasipura Assembly constituency

BJD candidate Badri Patra, Sudhir Kumar Samal, Surjya Narayan Patro, Ashwini Patra and Saluga Pradhan are leading in Ghasipura Assembly constituency, Dhenkanal Assembly seat, Digapahandi Assembly seat, Jaleswar Assembly seat and G.Udaygiri Assembly seat respectively.

11:17 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD's Anant Narayan Jena is leading from Bhubaneswar-Central Assembly seat

BJD's Anant Narayan Jena, Raseswari Panigrahi and Raghunandan Das are leading from Bhubaneswar-Central Assembly seat, Sambalpur Assembly constituency and Balikuda-Erasama Assembly constituency respectively while BJPs Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra and Madanmohan Dutt are leading in Brahmagiri Assembly constituency and Balasore Assembly constituency respectively.

10:56 (IST)23 May 2019
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading from Hinjili Assembly constituency

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading from Hinjili Assembly constituency while his party candidate Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Ashok Chandra Panda and Pranab Prakash Das are leading from Khandapada Assembly constituency, Ekamra- Bhubaneswar Assembly constituency and Jajpur Assembly constituency respectively.

10:49 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading in 72 seats

As per latest trends, BJD is leading in 72 seats while Congress and BJP is leading in 8 and 21 seat respectively. BJD's Arabinda Dhali is leading from Jayadev constituency while Chandrasarathy Behera and Souvik Biswal are leading from Sadar-Cuttack constituency and Choudwar-Cuttack Assembly constituency respectively.

10:41 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD's Tukuni Sahu leading from Titlagarh Assembly constituency

BJD's Tukuni Sahu and Rajendra Dholakia are leading from Titlagarh Assembly constituency and Nuapara Assembly constituency respectively while Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja, Surendra Prasad Pramanik and Bijan Nayak are leading in Kantabanji Assembly Constituency, Soro Assembly Constituency and Basta Assembly constituency respectively.

10:24 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD takes lead in 53 assembly constituencies

As per latest trends, the ruling BJD is leading in 53 assembly seats while BJP and Congress are leading in 20 seats and 4 seats respectively. BJD's Pranab Prakash Das is leading in Jajpur Assembly constituency.

10:18 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD candidates are leading in Gunupur, Athmallick, Pallahara, Sorada and Bhadrak assembly seats

Bharatiya Janata Party candidates are leading in Raghunathpalli, Umerkote and Bangiriposhi Assembly constituencies while Naveen Patnaik-led BJD candidates are leading in Gunupur, Athmallick, Pallahara, Sorada and Bhadrak assembly constituencies.

10:16 (IST)23 May 2019
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading in Bijepur Assembly constituency

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is leading in Bijepur Assembly constituency while his party candidates- Badri Patra is leading from Ghasipura Assembly constituency, Pradeep Panigrahi is leading from Gopalpur Assembly constituency, Niranjan Pujari is leading from Sonepur Assembly contituency and Pritiranjan Ghadai is leading in Sukinda seat. Meanwhile, BJP's Nauri Nayak leading in Rengali assembly seat.

09:57 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading in 29 seats

Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal is leading in 29 seats while BJP is leading in 14 seats and Congress 1 seat. Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Kusum Tete is leading from Sundergarh Assembly constituency.

09:45 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD is leading from Khurda, Phulbani, Jharsuguda Assembly constituencies

Biju Janata Dal's Jyotindra Nath Mitra is leading from Khurda Assembly constituency while Angad Kanhar is leading in Phulbani Assembly seat. Naba Das is leading in Jharsuguda Assembly seat.

09:33 (IST)23 May 2019
Congress' Narasingha Mishra is leading in Bolangir

Biju Janata Dal's Sushant Singh leading in Bargarh Assembly constituency while Congress' Narasingha Mishra is leading in Bolangir. Bharatiya Janata Party's Amar Nayak is leading from Barchana assembly seat.

09:31 (IST)23 May 2019
BJDs Sudhir Samal is leading from Dhenkanal assembly constituency

Biju Janata Dal candidate Sudhir Samal is leading in Dhenkanal assembly constituency while Sadashiv Pradhani is leading from Nabarangpur assembly constituency

09:27 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD takes lead in 12 assembly seats

As per latest information, Naveen Patnaik led BJD takes lead in 12 assembly seats while Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 4 seats.

09:24 (IST)23 May 2019
BJD leading in 3 assembly seats

The Biju Janata Dal candidates from Khurda, Chilika and Begunia assembly constituencies are leading while Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in Umerkote and Jharigram asembly seats.

09:21 (IST)23 May 2019
Declaration of results may be delayed

The declaration of results is likely to be delayed as VVPATs (voter verifiable paper audit trail) slips have to be counted along with the EVMs in five booths of each assembly seat.

09:19 (IST)23 May 2019
BJP, BJD leading in 1 seat each

Both BJD and BJP are leading in one seat each. BJD's Manjula Swain leading in Aska assembly seat while BJP's Sushant Pradhan is leading in Boudh assembly seat.

08:59 (IST)23 May 2019
In 2009 Odisha assembly polls, BJD won 103 seats

In 2009 Odisha assembly polls, BJD had won 103 seats while BJP and Congress had managed to won 6 and 27 assembly seats respectively. It was this time when both BJD and BJP fought the election separately for the first time after their alliance ended. 

08:46 (IST)23 May 2019
Counting of postal ballot began in Bhubaneshwar after a delay of 15 minutes

The counting of postal ballot began in Bhubaneshwar after a delay of 15 minutes. The counting of votes is being held in around 2,500 tables. Each counting hall has seven tables. Three officials including a supervisor, a counting assistant and a micro observer have been engaged to ensure free and fair counting of votes.

However, both BJD and BJP has dismissed the projections and said that the results on May 23, 2019, will be different. BJD spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP PK Deb have claimed that party will secure a two-thirds majority in the state assembly, while BJP state president Basant Panda said that saffron party will form the government in the state.
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