Berhampur of Odisha

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Berhampur is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha.

According to the data from last census, 19,31,875 people stay in Berhampur. Out of them, 14.64% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 19,31,875 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 31.08% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 68.92% people.

The total number of voters from the constituency are 13,34,268. Of them, 6,80,089 and 6,54,179 are male and female voters respectively.

In the previous elections, BJD's sitting MP Sidhant Mohapatra defeated INC's Chandra Sekhar Sahu by a huge margin of 127,720 votes.

For the 2019 general elections of Berhampur, a total of 68% voters got inked.

After a neck-to-neck battle which brought voters on the edge of their seats, CHANDRA SEKHAR SAHU won the Berhampur. BHRUGU BAXIPATRA was defeated by a margin of 94,844 votes.

Biju Janata Dal fielded Chandra Sekhar Sahu while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Bhrugu Baxipatra. Similarly, the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Tirupati Rao Karanam.

Nominated Candidates

Candidate

Party

Vote Count

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Bhrugu Baxipatra

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP

348999

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Chakradhar Sahu

Independent

IND

7081

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Chandra Sekhar Sahu

Biju Janata Dal

BJD

443843

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K Shyambabu Subudhi

Independent

IND

8084

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Somanath Behera

Sociallist Unity Centre of India (Communist)

SUCI(C)

8296

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Srihari Patnaik

Odisha Pragati Dal

OPD

8304

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Tirupati Rao Karanam

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP

8290

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V Chandrasekhar Naidu

Indian National Congress

INC

142632

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