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Sundargarh is one of the 21 Lok Sabha constituencies of Odisha.
As per the last census report, Sundargarh houses 20,96,524 people. Out of them, 8.71% of voters belong to Scheduled Caste category while 50.30% belong to Scheduled Tribes category. Moreover, 35.35% of voters are from urban areas while 64.65% voters stay in rural areas.
Out of the total 14,10,532 voters, there are 7,18,689 male voters while 6,91,843 voters are females.
Polling for Sundargarh was held on Apr 18. In the last elections, BJP's sitting MP Jual Oram defeated BJD's Dillip Kumar Tirkey by a small margin of 18,829 votes.
A total of 72% voters cast their vote in these elections.
Bharatiya Janata Party's Jual Oram swept Sundargarh by a vote margin of 223,065. Biju Janata Dal's Sunita Biswal managed to garner only 276991.
Aam Aadmi Party fieled Basil Ekka while the Bharatiya Janata Party placed its bet on Jual Oram, and the Indian National Congress chose George Tirkey as their candidate.