Nabarangpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Nabarangpur Lok Sabha constituency(Odia: ନବରଙ୍ଗପୁର ଲୋକସଭା ନିର୍ବାଚନ ମଣ୍ଡଳୀ)(formerly known as Nowrangpur Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 21 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Odisha state in eastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Before delimitation in 2008, the legislative assembly segments which constituted this parliamentary constituency were: Malkangiri, Chitrakonda, Kotpad, Nabarangpur, Kodinga, Dabugam, Umarkote.[1]

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

  1. Umerkote
  2. Jharigam
  3. Nabarangpur
  4. Dabugam
  5. Kotpad
  6. Malkangiri
  7. Chitrakonda

Members of Parliament[edit]

Elected members of this constituency are: [2]

2014 Election[edit]

In 2014 election, Biju Janata Dal candidate Balabhadra Majhi defeated Indian National Congress candidate Pradeep Kumar Majhi by a margin of 2,042 votes. [3] In Nabarangpur, NOTA received 44408 votes (5%) which is significantly higher than the victory margin. [4]

2014 General Election, Nabarangpur[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJD Balabhadra Majhi 3,73,887 37%
INC Pradeep Kumar Majhi 3,71,845 37%
BJP Parsuram Majhi 1,38,430 14%
BSP Gopinath Jani 31,707 4%
OJM Arjuna Bhotra 24,832 3%
AOP Gopal Pujari 18,675 2%
Independent Chandradhwaja Majhi 18,388 2%
NOTA None 44,408 -
Majority 2,042 -
BJD gain from INC