Kendujhar is a town with municipality in Kendujhar District in the Indian state of Odisha. It is the administrative headquarters of the Kendujhar district, and it is one of the fifth scheduled areas of Odisha.[1]

Kendujhar
Keonjhar
City
Kendujhar is located in Odisha
Kendujhar
Kendujhar
Location in Odisha, India
Kendujhar is located in India
Kendujhar
Kendujhar
Kendujhar (India)
Coordinates: 21°38′N 85°35′E / 21.63°N 85.58°E / 21.63; 85.58Coordinates: 21°38′N 85°35′E / 21.63°N 85.58°E / 21.63; 85.58
Country India
State Odisha
DistrictKeonjhar
Area
 • Total96.4 km2 (37.2 sq mi)
Elevation
596 m (1,955 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total57,232
 • Density2,295/km2 (5,940/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialOdia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
758001, 758002, 758013
Vehicle registrationOD-09
Websitekendujhar.nic.in

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Kendujhar (1981–2010, extremes 1957–2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.5
(94.1)
40.4
(104.7)
41.9
(107.4)
44.9
(112.8)
47.4
(117.3)
44.5
(112.1)
37.1
(98.8)
37.2
(99.0)
38.9
(102.0)
37.4
(99.3)
33.4
(92.1)
30.9
(87.6)
47.4
(117.3)
Average high °C (°F) 26.1
(79.0)
29.0
(84.2)
33.4
(92.1)
37.1
(98.8)
37.1
(98.8)
33.4
(92.1)
30.2
(86.4)
29.8
(85.6)
30.3
(86.5)
30.0
(86.0)
28.0
(82.4)
26.0
(78.8)
30.9
(87.6)
Average low °C (°F) 11.8
(53.2)
14.7
(58.5)
18.7
(65.7)
22.3
(72.1)
23.8
(74.8)
24.1
(75.4)
23.5
(74.3)
23.3
(73.9)
22.5
(72.5)
20.0
(68.0)
15.6
(60.1)
12.0
(53.6)
19.4
(66.9)
Record low °C (°F) 3.0
(37.4)
2.7
(36.9)
8.7
(47.7)
10.4
(50.7)
14.7
(58.5)
12.2
(54.0)
13.2
(55.8)
15.6
(60.1)
10.2
(50.4)
7.2
(45.0)
7.9
(46.2)
2.2
(36.0)
2.2
(36.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 16.3
(0.64)
27.3
(1.07)
29.3
(1.15)
46.7
(1.84)
104.9
(4.13)
247.5
(9.74)
275.0
(10.83)
301.9
(11.89)
212.2
(8.35)
96.6
(3.80)
28.5
(1.12)
3.4
(0.13)
1,389.5
(54.70)
Average rainy days 1.3 1.8 2.3 3.5 6.1 11.5 14.9 15.2 12.1 5.2 1.5 0.4 75.9
Average relative humidity (%) (at 17:30 IST) 52 46 39 36 49 70 81 84 84 75 64 56 61
Source: India Meteorological Department[2][3]

PoliticsEdit

Mohan charan Majhi of BJP is the current MLA from Keonjhar assembly constituency. Mohan Charan Majhi won assembly elections in both 2004 and 2000. Earlier MLAs from this seat were Jogendra Naik of BJP (1995), C. Majhi of JD (1990), Chhotaray Majhi of JNP (1985), Jogendra Naik of INC(I) in 1980 and Kumar Majhi of JNP (1977).[4]

Present MP from Keonjhar (Lok Sabha constituency) is Chandrani Murmu of BJD.

GalleryEdit

Some images of keonjhar.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://pesadarpan.gov.in/en_US/fifth-schedule-areas?p_p_id=122_INSTANCE_kKN0LGcIxmYl&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=normal&p_p_mode=view&p_p_col_id=_118_INSTANCE_NK1DjTMey0mQ__column-1&p_p_col_count=1&p_r_p_564233524_resetCur=true&p_r_p_564233524_categoryId=27007
  2. ^ "Station: Keonjhargarh Climatological Table 1981–2010" (PDF). Climatological Normals 1981–2010. India Meteorological Department. January 2015. pp. 405–406. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Extremes of Temperature & Rainfall for Indian Stations (Up to 2012)" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. December 2016. p. M164. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 10 January 2021.
  4. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 144-Keonjhar Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 13 September 2008.

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