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Bhadrak is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha.
According to the census, the total population of Bhadrak is 20,79,961, among which 22.51% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 2.85% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 10.50% of voters live in urban areas while 89.50% voters stay in rural areas.
There are a total of 14,69,498 voters in the constituency. Among which, 7,74,566 are male voters and 6,94,932 are female voters.
In the previous elections, BJD's sitting MP Arjun Charan Sethi defeated INC's Sangram Keshari Jena by a huge margin of 179,359 votes.
A total of 74% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Bhadrak is out, as MANJULATA MANDAL of Biju Janata Dal emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against AVIMANYU SETHI (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered 512305 votes and won by a margin of 28,803 votes.
For this seat, Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Muralidhar Jena while the All India Trinamool Congress fielded Tilottama Jena. Avimanyu Sethi was the candiate from Bharatiya Janata Party.