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Odisha's Cuttack is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the data from last census, 20,06,821 people stay in Cuttack. Out of them, 17.24% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 20,06,821 belong to Scheduled Tribes. Moreover, the number of voters belonging to urban areas is 39.34% while the rural areas from the constituency houses 60.66% people.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 13,71,617. Of them, 7,31,918 and 6,39,699 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Cuttack were held on Apr 23. Talking about previous elections, BJD's sitting MP Bhartruhari Mahatab defeated INC's Aparajita Mohanty by a huge margin of 306,762 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 71%.
The result of Cuttack is out, as BHARTRUHARI MAHTAB of Biju Janata Dal emerged as the winner in a neck-to-neck battle against PRAKASH MISHRA (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered 524592 votes and won by a margin of 121,201 votes.
Bahujan Samaj Party fielded Pramod Kumar Mallick while the Bharatiya Janata Party gave a ticket to Prakash Mishra. Similarly, the Indian National Congress placed its bet on Panchanan Kanungo.