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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.

Kandhamal Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


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.

CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Achyutananda SamantaBiju Janata Dal461154052546167949.01Winner
Mahameghabahan Aira Kharabela SwainBharatiya Janata Party3108830158031246333.171st Runner-up
Manoj Kumar AcharyaIndian National Congress138647034613899314.762nd Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above1324706132531.413rd Runner-up
Tuna MallickCommunist Party Of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star82780582830.884th Runner-up
Amir NayakBahujan Samaj Party728902573140.785th Runner-up

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

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)
Bhanjanagar  


Last Updated on July 12, 2019