Bishama Katek

Bishama Katek

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Bishama Katek | type = town | latd = 19.52 | longd = 83.52
state_name = Orissa
district = Rayagada
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altitude = 342
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 7407| population_density =
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Bishama Katek (also known as Bissam-Cuttack) is a census town in Rayagada district in the state of Orissa, India.

Geography

Bishama Katek is located at coord|19.52|N|83.52|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/21/Bissamcuttack.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bishama Katek] ] . It has an average elevation of m to ft|342|m|abbr=on.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, [GR|India] Bishama Katek had a population of 7407. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Bishama Katek has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 76% and female literacy of 58%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics

Current MLA from Bissam-Cuttack (ST) Assembly Constituency is Dambarudhar Ulaka of INC, who won the seat in State elections of 2004 and also in 1995, 1985, 1980 (as INC(I) candidate) and in 1977. Previous MLAs from this seat include Sarangdhar Kadraka who won this seat as BJD candidate in 2000 and as JD candidate in 1990. [cite web
url = http://archive.eci.gov.in/March2004/pollupd/ac/states/s18/Partycomp81.htm
title = State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparision for 81-Bissam-Cuttack Constituency of ORISSA
publisher = Election Commission of India
accessdate = 2008-09-25
]

Bissam-Cuttack is part of Berhampur (Lok Sabha constituency). [cite web
url = http://archive.eci.gov.in/se2000/background/S18/Orissa_AC_Dist_PC.pdf
title = Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Orissa
publisher = Election Commission of India
accessdate = 2008-09-25
]

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