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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 5th scheduled areas of Odisha.

Kendujhar
Town
Kendujhar is located in Odisha
Kendujhar
Kendujhar
Kendujhar is located in India
Kendujhar
Kendujhar
Location in Odisha, 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
District Keonjhar
Area
 • Total 26.4 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation 596 m (1,955 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 60,590
 • Density 2,295/km2 (5,940/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 758001
Vehicle registration OD-09
Website kendujhar.nic.in

PoliticsEdit

Abhiram Naik of BJD 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).[1]

Present MP from Keonjhar (Lok Sabha constituency) is Sakuntala Laguri of BJD.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 144-Keonjhar Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 28 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 

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