Koraput (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Koraput is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in Orissa. Assembly constituencies which constitute this parliamentary constituency are: Gunupur, Bissam-Cuttack, Rayagada, Lakshmipur, Pottangi, Koraput, Jeypore.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • 2014: Jhina Hikaka, Biju Janata Dal
  • 2009: Jayaram Pangi, Biju Janata Dal
  • 2004: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1999: Hema Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1998: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1996: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1991: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1989: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1984: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1980: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress (I)
  • 1977: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1971: Giridhar Gamang, Indian National Congress
  • 1967: Ramachandra Ulaka, Indian National Congress
  • 1962: Ramachandra Ulaka, Indian National Congress
  • 1957: T. Sanganna, Indian National Congress
  • 1951: T. Sanganna, Indian National Congress

2014 Election Result[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Jhina Hikaka defeated Indian National Congress candidate Giridhar Gamang by a margin of 19,328 votes.[2]

2014 General Election, Koraput[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Jhina Hikaka 3,95,109 39.93
INC Giridhar Gamang 3,75,781 37.98
BJP Shibashankar Ulka 89,788 09.07
BSP Praska Renga 34,957 3.53
Ambedkarite Party of India Banamali Majhi 14,854 1.5
Independent Lingaraj Gomango 13,861 1.4
CPI(ML) Liberation Meghanada Sabar 13,343 1.35
CPI(ML) Red Star Prakash Hikaka 9,609 0.97
SKD Kailash Sabara 8,910 0.9
NOTA None 33,232 3.36 -
Majority 19,328 1.95 -
Turnout 9,89,444 76.77
Registered electors 12,88,906
BJD hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Orissa" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2009. Retrieved 2008-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Odisha Result Status". ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  3. ^ http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS1821.htm?ac=21
  4. ^ "Lok Sabha Election 2014 - Orissa, Constituency: Koraput(21)". EmpoweringIndia.org. Retrieved 31 May 2014.