Bhubaneswar: The Election Commision of India today announced that Assembly Elections in Odisha will be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls in the state.
While Lok Sabha elections will be held in Odisha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29, the Assembly polls will follow the same schedule as for the corresponding parliamentary constituencies, the commission said.
Here’s the constituency-wise schedule for Assembly Elections in Odisha:
April 11: Nuapada, Khariar, Umerkote, Jharigam, Nabarangpur, Dabugam, Lanjigarh, Junagarh, Dharamgarh, Bhawanipatna, Narla, Chhatrapur, Gopalpur, Berhampur, Digapahandi, Chikiti, Mohana, Paralakhemundi, Gunupur, Bissam Cuttack, Rayagada, Laxmipur, Kotpad, Jeypore, Koraput, Pottangi, Malkangiri and Chitrakonda.
April 18: Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh, Attabira, Bhatli, Brajarajnagar, Jharsuguda, Talsara, Sundargarh, Birmitrapur, Raghunathpali, Rourkela, Rajgangpur, Bonai, Birmaharajpur, Sonepur, Loisingha, Patnagarh, Balangir, Titlagarh, Kantabanjhi, Baliguda, G. Udayagiri, Phulbani, Kantamal, Boudh, Daspalla, Bhanjanagar, Polasara, Kabisuryanagar, Khallikote, Aska, Surada, Sanakhemundi and Hinjili.
April 23: Kuchinda, Rengali, Sambalpur, Rairakhol, Deogarh, Telkoi, Ghasipura, Anandpur, Patna, Keonjhar, Champua, Karanjia, Dhenkanal, Hindol, Kamakhyanagar, Parjanga, Pallahara, Talcher, Angul, Chhendipada, Athamallik, Baramba, Banki, Athagarh, Barabati-Cuttack, Choudwar-Cuttack, Cuttack Sadar, Puri, Brahmagiri, Satyabadi, Pipili, Jayadev, Bhubaneswar Central, Bhubaneswar North, Ekamra Bhubaneswar, Jatani, Begunia, Khurda, Chilika, Ranpur, Khandapada and Nayagarh.
April 29: Jashipur, Saraskana, Rairangpur, Bangriposi, Udala, Badasahi, Baripada, Morada, Jaleswar, Bhograi, Basta, Balasore, Remuna, Nilgiri, Soro, Simulia, Bhandaripokhari, Bhadrak, Basudevpur, Dhamnagar, Chandbali, Binjharpur, Bari, Barachana, Dharmasala, Jajpur, Korei, Sukinda, Niali, Salipur, Mahanga, Patkura, Kendrapara, Aul, Rajanagar, Mahakalapada, Paradeep, Tirtol, Balikuda-Erasama, Jagatsinghpur, Kakatpur and Nimapara.
Counting of votes will be held on May 23, along with the Lok Sabha votes. The Odisha Assembly’s term ends on June 11.