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Odisha's Bhubaneswar is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
As per the last census report, Bhubaneswar houses 18,86,793 people. Out of them, 13.04% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 5.08% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 50.83% of voters are from urban areas while 49.17% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 15,27,768 voters, there are 8,35,850 male voters while 6,91,918 voters are females.
The sitting MP Prasanna Kumar Patasani from BJD defeated BJP's Prithiviraj Harichandan by a huge margin of 189,477 votes in the previous elections.
A total of 58% voters cast their vote in these elections.
The result of Bhubaneswar is out, as APARAJITA SARANGI of Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against Arup Mohan Patnaik (Biju Janata Dal). The former garnered 486991 votes and won by a margin of 23,839 votes.
Biju Janata Dal fielded Arup Mohan Patnaik while the Bahujan Samaj Party gave a ticket to Lalita Kumar Nayak. Similarly, the All India Trinamool Congress placed its bet on Subhranshu Sekhar Padhi.