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Kandhamal Odisha Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Kandhamal Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Kandhamal Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates,Odisha Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Kandhamal MP Issues

Kandhamal Odisha Parliamentary Constituency 2014, Kandhamal  Lok sabha Contituency Details, Political News, Kandhamal  Lok Sabha Elections 2014 News Updates,Odisha Parliamentary Constituency details 2014, Kandhamal  MP Issues

About the Constituency:

The Parliamentary Constituency of Kandhamal is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state of Odisha and was formed after the 2008 Presidential notification of delimitation of constituencies. The total number of electorates in the Kandhamal Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 13) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,065,279 of which 539,127 are males and 526,152 are females.

 

Assembly Segments:

It has seven segments of which one is reserved for the SC category and three are reserved for the ST category. 

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Baliguda (ST)

G. Udayagiri (ST)

Phulbani (ST)

Kantamal

Boudh

Daspalla (SC)

Bhanjanagar

   

 About Kandhamal:

With its headquarters located in Phulbani, the district of Kandhamal was formed in 1994. The district covers an area of 8,021 sq km with an average elevation of 700 m. It is 211 km from Bhubaneshwar. The prevalent languages here are Oriya, English and Hindi.

With a population density of 91 inhabitants per sq km, it has a total population of 731,952 and a sex ratio of 1037 females for every 1000 males. It is the 497th most populous district of India and had a population growth rate of 12.92% over the decade 2001-2011. 52% of the population comprises of the ST category. It has an average literacy rate of 65.12% and has several schools and colleges. Agriculture and handloom are the primary economic activities here. Horticulture is also prevalent here. NH-217 passes through the district placing it on a large network of roads.

 A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Rudramadhab Ray

Age

76

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Biju Janata Dal

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Graduate

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

44

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

804

Attendance

75%