40. Nilgiri is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in Coastal region of Odisha and falls in Balasore district. Odisha is located in East India. Seat is unreserved.
This Rural constituency has 1,99,664 voters of which 1,00,687 are male and 98,977 are female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2019 Odisha Assembly elections, Nilgiri, recorded a voter turnout of 76.95%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 77.57% and in 2009, 68.65% of Nilgiri's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).
In the 2014 Odisha state Assembly elections, Sukanta Kumar Nayak of BJD won in this seat defeating BJP's candidate by a margin of 13,700 votes which was 9.75% of the total votes polled. Sukanta Kumar Nayak polled a total of 1,40,456 (30.63%) votes.
IND's Pratap Chandra Sarangi won this seat in the 2009 Odisha Assembly elections beating the INC candidate by a margin of 3056 (2.64%) votes. Pratap Chandra Sarangi polled 1,15,970 which was 30.63% of the total votes polled.
Nilgiri went to the polls in Phase 4 of the 2019 Odisha Assembly polls on Monday, April 29, 2019. The election results for the seat are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Constituency name in other Indian languages: नीलगिरि (Hindi), নীলগিড়ি (Bangla), நில்கிரி (Tamil), and నీలగిరి (Telugu).
State name in other Indian languages: ओडिशा (Hindi), ওড়িশা (Bengali), ओडिशा (Marathi), ઓડિસા (Gujarati), ஒடிசா (Tamil), ఒడిషా (Telugu), ಒಡಿಶಾ (Kannada), and ഒഡിഷ (Malayalam).
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