Kamakshyanagar

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Kamakshyanagar
town
Kamakshyanagar is located in Odisha
Kamakshyanagar
Kamakshyanagar
Kamakshyanagar is located in India
Kamakshyanagar
Kamakshyanagar
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°56′N 85°33′E / 20.93°N 85.55°E / 20.93; 85.55Coordinates: 20°56′N 85°33′E / 20.93°N 85.55°E / 20.93; 85.55
Country  India
State Odisha
District Dhenkanal
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Population
 • Total 16,810[1]
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 759018
Telephone code 06769
Vehicle registration OD-06
Website odisha.gov.in

Kamakshyanagar is a town (NAC) and a subdivision in Dhenkanal district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,Kamakshyanagar had a population of 16,810.[2] Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kamakshyanagar has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 65%. In Kamakshyanagar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current MLA from Kamakhyanagar Assembly Constituency is Sj. Prafulla Kumar Mallik of BJD, who won the seat in State elections of 2004. Previous MLAs from this seat were: Brahmananda Biswal of BJD in 2000, Kailash Chandra Mohapatra who won in 1995 as INC and as INC(I) candidate in 1980, and Prasanna Kumar Pattanayak who won as JD candidate in 1990 and as BJP candidate in 1985 and as JNP candidate in 1977 .[3]

Kamakhyanagar is part of Dhenkanal (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

Notable Person[edit]

Famous villages in Kamakhyanagar[edit]

  • Rekula is famous for ayurvedic bone care clinic. People came here from all over the state to cure bone problem.
  • Baligorada is famous for the birth place of Freedom fighter Musa Mallik, Baidhar Swain
  • Batagaon is famous for the great Baral family

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