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

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

About the Constituency:

Bhubaneswar Parliamentary Constituency is one of the 21 constituencies of Lok Sabha in the state of Odisha. It was formed prior to the 1957 elections and comprises of seven segments of Vidhan Sabha. The Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 18) consists of 1,447,002 number of electorates in totality, of these 799,628 are males and 647,374 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. 

About Bhubaneshwar:

The city of Bhubaneswar is the state capital and also the administrative centre of the district. Fondly known as the Temple City of India, it lies along the eastern coast of the country and has a total area of 135 sq km. The city is bordered by the rivers Daya and Kuakhai. 

It has a population of about 8,80,000 of which over 50% are males. It has a sex ratio of 882 females for every 1,000 males. It has a 90% Hindu majority. Oriya, English, Hindi and Bengali are widely spoken. It has an average literacy rate of over 85% and has over 300 colleges which offer higher education in various fields of arts, sciences, law, medical, engineering etc. It has developed in a major commercial centre of eastern India with industries of agriculture, forestry, mining, manufacturing, etc. Even the IT sector is very well developed here with companies like Infosys, Wipro, IBM and TCS. The National Highway NH-5 links it to nearby towns and cities. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Prasanna Kumar Patasani

Age

67

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Biju Janata Dal

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Doctorate

 

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha

Debates participated

55

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

139

Attendance

81%