Bargarh Lok Sabha Constituency
Constituency Number: 1
Total Electors: 11,23,301 (2014 estimates)
Male Electors: 7,51,140
Female Electors: 6,79,577
Assembly Constituencies: Padampur, Bijepur, Bargarh, Attabira, Bhatli, Brajarajnagar, Jharsuguda
Delimited: Yes. The constituency came into existence only in 2008.
Results in last four Lok Sabha elections: In the 2009 elections, the constituency was won by Sanjay Bhoi of the Congress. In the last elections, Prabhas Kumar Singh of the BJD won the seat.
Demography: Part of the economically backward Western Odisha region, the Bargarh Lok Sabha constituency is largely rural in the landscape, with a significant number of tribal and Scheduled Caste population. As per reports, over one-fifth of the population belong to the Scheduled Castes. The major caste groups are Ganda, followed by Dewar and Dhoba. Among the Scheduled Tribes, Saora, Binjhal and Gond are the dominant communities.
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Updated Date: May 23, 2019 12:19:11 IST