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Kandhamal Lok Sabha Elections and Results 2014

List of candidates of Kandhamal Constituency for 2014 Bye Elections

The Table below shows who are the contesting BJP, Congress, independent etc. candidates from the kandhamal Parliamentary Constituency in the Orissa Parliamentary (Lok Sabha) Bye Elections 2014.

Kandhamal , Constituency No -(13)
Election DateOct 15, 2014 
Result DateOct 19, 2014 
Election Symbol Political PartyCandidate Name
BJD Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh
BJP Rudra Madhab Ray
INCAbhimanyu Behera
INDJalandhar Kanhar
INDBirendra Kumar Gouda
PVPKulamani Urma
ICPMohammed Ziauddin Ahamed

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

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Kandhamal Parliamentary Constituency

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Kandhamal parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Kandhamal constituency is Shri Hemendra Chandra Singh of BJD.

YearPC No.PC NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201413KandhamalGENHemendra Chandra SinghMBJD421458Harihar KaranMINC240441
200913KandhamalGENRay,Shri Rudra Madhab MBJD315314Suzit Kumar PadhiMINC164307

Facts about current sitting MP of Kandhamal Constituency

Name of MP Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh
Age 43
Nature of Membership Elected
Term 19-Oct-14 to In office
Political Party Biju Janata Dal
Gender Female
Educational Qualification Graduate
Activities of Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 12
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 103
Attendance 89%
Elections.in Verdict

List of Assembly Constituencies in Kandhamal Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Kandhamal parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
Baliguda (ST) G. Udayagiri (ST) Phulbani (ST)
Kantamal Boudh Daspalla (SC)

Last Updated on February 24, 2015

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