Orissa Parliament Elections

There are 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in Odisha. There are five constituencies; Mayurbhanj Sundargarh, Keonjhar, Nabarangpur and Koraput that are reserved for Schedule Tribe. There are three constituencies Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur that are reserved for Schedule castes.

Orissa General Election Results 2015 (1):


Party Name Results
BJD 20
BJP + 1
Cong 0
Others 0



Orissa Election Schedule Map

Orissa Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Bargarh Dr Prabhas Kumar Singh BJD
Sundargarh JualJuel Oram BJP
Sambalpur Nagendra Kumar Pradhan BJD
Keonjhar Sakuntala Laguri BJD
Mayurbhanj Rama Chandra Hansdah BJD
Balasore Rabindra Kumar Jena BJD
Bhadrak Arjun Charan Sethi BJD
Jajpur Rita Tarai BJD
Dhenkanal Tathagata Satpathy BJD
Bolangir Kalikesh Singh Deo BJD
Kalahandi Arka Keshari Deo BJD
Nabarangpur Balabhadra Majhi BJD
Kandhamal Hemendra Chandra Singh BJD
Cuttack Bhartruhari Mahatab BJD
Kendrapara Jay Panda BJD
Jagatsinghpur Kulamani Samal BJD
Puri Pinaki Misra BJD
Bhubaneswar Prasanna Kumar Patasani BJD
Aska Ladu Kishore Swain BJD
Berhampur Siddhant Mohapatra BJD
Koraput Jhina Hikaka BJD




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Election News in Orissa


Odisha village ends open-defecation, but age-old problems remain

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   1:20 pm
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) It is the perfect feel-good story. Some young men in a remote Orissa hamlet, inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission, launch a campaign that results in their village becoming an open defecation-free zone. What's more, in the process, the number of lavatories in the village jumps from 46 to 260. View More..

Moringa: Poor man's produce, rich man's food

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   12:44 pm
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Known largely as a poor man's crop and rich man's food, the leafy moringa, or drumstick tree, is an important tool to fight nutrient deficiency in the wake of climate change, says noted development practitioner Basanta Kumar Kar, terming it a naturally-occurring bio-fortified crop suited to India's climatic conditions. View More..

itel Mobile 6th in feature phone industry in India: Report

    Updated On : Sep 02,2016   1:38 pm
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Transsion Holdings, which entered the Indian market with its itel Mobile brand, has been ranked sixth in the overall feature phone segment in the first quarter of operations in India. View More..

'Budhia Singh - Born To Run': Incredible tale, honestly told (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ****)

    Updated On : Aug 05,2016   11:42 am
Film: "Budhia Singh - Born To Run"; Director: Soumendra Padhi; Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Mayur Patole, Shruti Marathe, Tillotama Shome, Gopal K. Singh, Gajraj Rao; Rating: **** View More..

Government looking at giving land for rare earth sands mining

    Updated On : Jul 27,2016   5:20 pm
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The matter of handing over land for sand mining by state-run Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL) is under consideration of the central government, parliament was told on Wednesday. View More..

Odissi's spirituality inspires me: Ileana Citaristi

    Updated On : Jul 21,2016   12:24 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Italian-born Ileana Citaristi came to India 30 years ago in search of inspiration -- and discovered Odissi. She says the classical dance form has inspired her with its spiritual content and meaning. View More..

Expect several athletes to reach Olympics finals: Anju Bobby George (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Jul 19,2016   2:58 pm
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Congratulating Indian athletes for enabling the country send its largest contingent to the upcoming Rio Olympics, former star athlete Anju Bobby George has asserted that she expects several of them to reach the finals of their respective events. View More..

Famed football coach Amal 'Diamonda' Dutta dead

    Updated On : Jul 11,2016   12:12 am
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Country's first professional full-time football coach and former India player Amal Dutta died at a city hospital on Sunday following old age complications, his family said. View More..

Hope changing arithmetic will allow passing of GST: Modi

    Updated On : Jun 27,2016   10:38 pm
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Declaring the stalling of the proposed Goods and Services Tax Bill as a loss for poor people, mostly from India's north and eastern regions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the changing party arithmetic in parliament gave hope for enacting the law. View More..

Reliance Communications to use Jio's network from next week

    Updated On : Jun 23,2016   3:46 pm
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Customers of Reliance Communications' high-speed data services will be able to use Reliance Jio Infocomm's 4G network from next week, sources said. View More..

BJP political resolution targets massive all-India expansion

    Updated On : Jun 13,2016   7:32 pm
Allahabad, June 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday claimed that it has laid the foundation of a futuristic India through good governance, innovations and a reformist vision, and asserted that the Modi-led government "has set new procedures for transparent functioning in last two years". View More..

Buenos Aires readying for Indian poetry festival

    Updated On : Jun 09,2016   5:48 pm
Buenos Aires, June 9 (IANS) An Indian poetry festival is being organized in association with the prestigious Inter American University (UIA) in Buenos Aires on June 11 along with the Buenos Aires Poetry Festival. View More..

ADB lends $120 mn for improving irrigation in Odisha

    Updated On : Jun 07,2016   3:52 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India signed a $120 million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) here on Tuesday to improve irrigation and water management infrastructure in Odisha. View More..

Only 6% compensation to repair destroyed forests used (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Jun 04,2016   3:54 pm
Bengaluru: No more than six per cent of a government fund - collected over six years from companies and institutions - meant to restore forests lost to development projects has been used, according to government data, a pointer to the laws violated and promises not kept after forests are cut. View More..

Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate elephantiasis, India yet to achieve target

    Updated On : Jun 03,2016   9:36 pm
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's close neighbours, Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), a disease commonly known as elephantiasis that has been crippling people for decades, the World Health Organisation's (WHO) South-East Asia Region office said in a statement on Friday. View More..

Pre-monsoon showers cool India, to stay for two more days (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 30,2016   11:28 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Pre-monsoon showers continue to provide respite from heat in the north and east India and are likely to continue for two more days at least, the weather department and private forecasters said. View More..

Delhi gets rain, respite from heat for two days more

    Updated On : May 30,2016   6:14 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Delhi residents on Monday got a respite from the hot weather due to intermittent pre-monsoon showers and weather analysts predict this situation will continue for two days at least. View More..

Unless India delivers, world won't be leprosy free (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : May 28,2016   3:36 pm
For three years, Uttar Pradesh farmhand Pradeep Kumar, 24, has been treated for a disease that India largely eliminated 11 years ago: Leprosy, one of humankind's oldest diseases - it is commonly mentioned in the Bible - is notorious for the visible disfigurement of victims and their subsequent ostracisation. View More..

Odisha's port sector hangs in balance

    Updated On : May 19,2016   1:06 pm
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) The Odisha government had proposed to develop 13 ports along its 480-km-long coastline. But except for the Dhamra and Gopalpur ports, no substantial development has taken place over the past several years and its desire to become a maritime trade hub has met with several hurdles. View More..

Government can't afford to deny fundamental rights: Apex court CJ

    Updated On : May 08,2016   5:38 pm
Cuttack, May 8 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice T.S. Thakur on Sunday once again raised the issue of shortage of judges and said the government cannot afford to deny the people their fundamental rights, which included access to justice. View More..