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The Odisha has 21 Lok Sabha constituencies and Aska is one of them.
According to the census, the total population of Aska is 18,88,187, among which 20.06% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 2.98% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 10.79% of voters live in urban areas while 89.21% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 14,08,780 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,50,999 are male voters and 6,57,781 are female voters.
Elections for Aska were held on Apr 18. Talking about previous elections, BJD's sitting MP Ladu Kishore Swain defeated INC's Srilokanath Ratha by a huge margin of 311,997 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 64%.
In Aska, Pramila Bisoyi of Biju Janata Dal thrashed his opponents as he emerged victorious with a margin of 204,707 votes over Anita Subhadarshini (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered a total of 552749 votes.
For this seat, Communist Party of India placed its bet on Rama Krushna Panda while the Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Purna Chandra Nayak. Anita Subhadarshini was the candiate from Bharatiya Janata Party.