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Odisha's Jagatsinghpur is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state.
According to the census, the total population of Jagatsinghpur is 19,93,288, among which 22.52% of voters are from Scheduled Caste while 0.54% voters belong to Scheduled Tribes. Further, 7.63% of voters live in urban areas while 92.37% voters stay in rural areas.
The total number of voters from the constituency are 14,99,673. Of them, 7,97,923 and 7,01,750 are male and female voters respectively.
Elections for Jagatsinghpur were held on Apr 29. Talking about previous elections, BJD's sitting MP Kulamani Samal defeated INC's Bibhu Prasad Tarai by a huge margin of 276,394 votes.
The voter turnout recorded was 75%.
The result of Jagatsinghpur is out, as RAJASHREE MALLICK of Biju Janata Dal emerged as the winner in a completely one-sided battle against BIBHU PRASAD TARAI (Bharatiya Janata Party). The former garnered 619985 votes and won by a whopping margin of 271,655 votes.
Bharatiya Janata Party fieled Bibhu Prasad Tarai while the Bahujan Samaj Party placed its bet on Bibhuti Bhusan Majhi, and the Indian National Congress chose Pratima Mallick as their candidate.