Kalahandi (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Kalahandi Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 21 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Orissa state in eastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before delimitation in 2008, the legislative assembly segments, which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Khariar, Dharamgarh, Koksara, Junagarh, Bhawanipatna, Narla and Kesinga.[1]

Following delimitation, this constituency currently comprises the following legislative assembly segments:

  1. Nuapada (71)
  2. Khariar (72)
  3. Lanjigarh (ST) (77)
  4. Junagarh (78)
  5. Dharmgarh (79)
  6. Bhawanipatna (SC) (80)
  7. Narla (81)

Members of Parliament[edit]

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Arka Keshari Deo defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Pradeep Kumar Naik by a margin of 56,347 votes.[2]

2014 Genaral Election, Kalahandi[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJD Arka Keshari Deo 3,70,871 33.19 -
BJP Pradeep Kumar Naik 3,14,524 28.14 -
INC Bhakta Charan Das 3,07,967 27.56 -
SP Siba Hati 18,869 1.69 -
BSP Saroj Kumar Naik 14,115 1.26 -
Independent Rajendra Kumar Mund 10,839 0.97 -
AOP Daitari Pradhan 8,698 0.78 -
SAMO Bighna Raj Panda 8,600 0.77 -
Ambedkarite Party of India Chhabilal Nial 8,299 0.74 -
OJM Sunil Chandra Nayak 7,329 0.66 -
AAP Satya Narayan Mahar 6,360 0.57 -
BMP Sahadev Jal 5,858 0.52 -
Kalinga Sena Baikuntha Dhangada Majhi 5,007 0.45 -
CPI(ML) Liberation Balaram Hota 4,885 0.44 -
SKD Parmeswar Kand 4,435 0.4 -
NOTA None 20,880 1.87 -
Majority 56,347 5.04 -
Turnout 11,17,536 76.24
Registered electors 14,65,732
BJD gain from INC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Orissa". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Odisha Result Status". ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  3. ^ http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS1811.htm?ac=11
  4. ^ "Lok Sabha Election 2014 - Orissa, Constituency: Kalahandi (11)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 31 May 2014.