Kotpad

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Kotpad
city
Kotpad is located in Odisha
Kotpad
Kotpad
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°09′45″N 82°19′32″E / 19.1624°N 82.3256°E / 19.1624; 82.3256Coordinates: 19°09′45″N 82°19′32″E / 19.1624°N 82.3256°E / 19.1624; 82.3256
Country  India
State Odisha
District Koraput
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,914
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kotpad is a town and a notified area committee in Koraput district in the Indian state of Odisha. Nearest railway station to Kotpad is Kotpad Road station located on Kothavalasa-Kirandul railway.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kotpad had a population of 14,914. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kotpad has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 50%. In Kotpad, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.!!

Politics[edit]

Current MLA from Kotpad Assembly Constituency is Basudev Majhi of INC, who won the seat in State elections in 2004 and also in 2000, 1995, 1985, 1980 (as candidate of INC(I)) and 1977. Sadan Naik of JD had won this seat in 1990.[2]

Kotpad is part of Nowrangpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 88-Kotpad Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  3. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-13.