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

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

About the Constituency:

Koraput Lok Sabha Constituency is one of Odisha’s 21 parliamentary constituencies, reserved for the ST category. According to Election Commission of India 2009 data the total electorates in the Koraput Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 21) were 1,217,768 of which 628,971 are females and 588,797 are males.

Assembly Segments:

Formed before the elections of 1951, it has seven segments

Gunupur (ST)

Bissam Cuttack (ST)

Rayagada (ST)

Laxmipur (ST)

Jeypore

Koraput (SC)

Pottangi (ST)

   

 About Koraput:

The city of Koraput is the district headquarters of Koraput District,which is located in southern Odisha at an average height of over 870 m covering a total area (district) of about 8,807sq km. 

As per 2011 census, the city houses over 40,000 people with a 53% male majority. 10% of the population is under six years of age and the city has a sex ratio of 1,031 females for 1,000 males.Entire Koraput district has a population of above 13 lakhs. Oriya and English are the most widely used languages here and with an average literacy rate of 50%, Koraput has a male literacy rate of 62% and a female literacy rate of 40%. The city is well equipped with basic education facilities and has many public as well as some private schools. Projects related to power generation like HAL and NALCO have been founded here. Mining and oil refining are the other economic activities here. However, the district is one of the 250 most economically deprived areas of the country. National Highway, NH-43 passes through the city placing it on a vast road network.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Jayaram Pangi

Age

58

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Biju Janata Dal

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Inter/ Higher Secondary

 Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

4

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

227

Attendance

66%