Bargarh (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bargarh Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 21 Lok Sabha parliamentary constituencies in Odisha state in eastern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India in 2002.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Bargarh Lok Sabha constituency comprises 7 legislative assembly segments, which are:

  1. Padampur
  2. Bijepur
  3. Bargarh
  4. Attabira
  5. Bhatli
  6. Brajarajnagar
  7. Jharsuguda

Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh and Bhatli legislative assembly segments were earlier in erstwhile Sambalpur constituency.

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • 1956-2008: Constituency does not exist

  • 1952: G.D. Thirani, Independent
  • 1952: Brij Mohan Pradhan, GP

General elections 2014[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Dr.Pravas Kumar Singh defeated Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Subash Chouhan by a margin of 11,178 votes.

2014 General Election, Bargarh[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Dr.Pravas Kumar Singh 3,83,230 34.11
BJP Subash Chouhan 3,72,052 33.12
INC Sanjay Bhoi 2,74,610 24.44
Paschimanchal Vikas Party Kulamani Urma 26,216 2.33
CPI Ashok Bisi 21,100 1.87
AAP Lingaraj 15,672 1.39
BSP Gyana Chand 8,009 0.71
Trinamool Congress Ashok Mital 7,912 0.70
NOTA None of the above 14,500 1.29
Majority 11,178 0.99
Turnout 11,23,301 78.90
Registered electors 14,23,632
BJD gain from INC Swing

See also[edit]