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Tirtol
Legislative Assembly of Odisha Constituency
DistrictJagatsinghpur
BlocksBiridi, Raghunathpur, Tirtol
Electorate2,13,483 [1][a]
Major settlementsJagatsinghpur
Current constituency
Created1951
PartyBJD
MLARajashree Mallick
Const. No.102
Reserved forScheduled Castes
Lok Sabha ConstituenciesJagatsinghpur

Tirtol (Sl. No.: 102) is a Vidhan Sabha constituency of Jagatsinghpur district, Odisha.[2]

This constituency includes Biridi block and Raghunathpur block and 20 Gram panchayats (Biritol, Bishunpur, Dainlo, Garam, Gobindapur, Gopalpur, Gopalpur (S), Ibrisingh, Jagannathpur, Kanakpur, Kanimula, Katara, Kostimallikapur, Krushnanandpur, Mulisingh, Patilo, Sanara, Tarajanga, Tirtol and Tulanga) of Tirtol block.[3][4]

Elected Members

Vote share of Winning candidates [5]
2014
55.2%
2009
50.64%
2004
50.50%
2000
51.20%
1995
58.31%
1990
50.30%
1985
71.38%
1980
52.87%
1977
67.05%

Fifteen elections were held between 1951 and 2019. Elected member from the Tirtol constituency are:[6][7]

2020 By-election

Bye-election, 2020: Tirtol
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Bijaya Shankar Das 88,310 52.91
BJP Rajkishore Behera 46,607 27.92
INC Himanshu Bhusan Mallick 28,778 17.24
CPI Bijay Kumar Bhoi 1,109 0.66
NOTA None of the above 700 0.43
Majority 41,703
Turnout 1,68,603 70.93
BJD hold

2014 Election Candidates

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Rajashree Mallick defeated Indian National Congress candidate Rajkishore Behera by a margin of 35,448 votes.[8]

2014 Vidhan Sabha Election, Tirtol[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Rajashree Mallick 88,953 55.2 4.56
INC Rajkishore Behera 53,505 33.21 -1.12
BJP Ramakanta Bhoi 14,516 9.01 5.79
BSP Sukanta Kumar Bhoi 1,071 0.66 -
AAP Pramodini Sethy 978 0.61 -
Kalinga Sena Bijaya Kumar Sethi 505 0.31 -
OJM Jasobanta Bhoi 404 0.25 -
NOTA None 1,203 0.75 -
Majority 35,448 21.99 -2.41
Turnout 1,61,135 75.48 9.37
Registered electors 2,13,483
BJD hold

2009 Election Results

In 2009 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Rabindra Nath Bhoi defeated Indian National Congress candidate Rajkishore Das by a margin of 34,182 votes.[11]

2009 Vidhan Sabha Election, Tirtol[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Rabindra Nath Bhoi 82,282 50.64 5.07
INC Rajkishore Behera 48,100 34.33 -16.17
BJP Latamani Das 4,514 3.22 -
Independent Pratima Mallick 2,565 1.83 -
SP Mitanjali Das 1,834 1.31 -
Kalinga Sena Jugal Kishore Mallick 815 0.58 -
Majority 34,182 24.40[b] -
Turnout 1,40,137 66.11 -
Registered electors 2,11,982
BJD gain from INC Swing -6.47[c]

Notes

  1. ^ as on 1 January 2014
  2. ^ %of total valid votes
  3. ^ 2004 Voter turnout was 72.58%

References

  1. ^ "CONSTITUENCY-WISE ELECTOR INFORMATION" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2009". empoweringindia.org. Retrieved 14 April 2014. Constituency: Tirtol (102) District: Jagatsinghpur
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ "35 - Tirtol Assembly Constituency". eci.nic.in. Retrieved 18 April 2014. List Of Winning Candidates
  6. ^ http://orissa.gov.in/e-magazine/orissaannualreference/ORA-2011/pdf/453-501.pdf
  7. ^ "Tirtol Assembly Constituency, Orissa". Compare Infobase Limited. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  8. ^ "Constituency Wise odisha Assembly Election result 2014". Leadtech.in. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  9. ^ "Odisha - Tirtol". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  10. ^ "Orissa Assembly Election 2014, Constituency: Tirtol (102)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Orissa Election Result 2009 With Vote Margin". leadtech.in. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 34182
  12. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 2009 to the Legislative Assembly of Orissa". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 6 October 2021.