Binika
Town
Binika is located in Odisha
Binika
Binika
Location in Odisha, India
Binika is located in India
Binika
Binika
Binika (India)
Coordinates: 21°02′N 83°48′E / 21.03°N 83.8°E / 21.03; 83.8
Country India
StateOdisha
DistrictSubarnapur
Elevation
122 m (400 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total14,537
Languages
 • OfficialOdia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationOD
Websiteodisha.gov.in

Binika (also known as Binka) is a town and a notified area council in Subarnapur district in the state of Odisha, India.

Geography

Binika is located at 21°02′N 83°48′E / 21.03°N 83.8°E / 21.03; 83.8.[1] It has an average elevation of 122 metres (400 feet). The city is situated in the bank of river Mahanadi. It is 32 km distance from Sonepur district.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Binika had a population of 14,537. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Binika has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 50%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics

MLAs who represented Binka Assembly Constituency are Padmanav Behera of BJD (2009-2014 and 2014-2019), Niranjan Pujari of BJD, who won the seat in State elections of 2004 and also in 2000. Previous MLAs from this seat include Narasingha Mishra of JD who won this seat in 1995, Chitiaranjan Mishra of INC in 1985, Pradip Hota of INC(I) in 1980, and independent candidate Parakhita Karna in 1977and other Members from Binka for this constituency are Panchanan Mishra 1990, Radhamohan Mishra, Nrusimha Charan Mishra, Baikuntha Nepak, Anantaram Nanda [3]

Binka is part of Bolangir (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Binika
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 113-Binka Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 26 September 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 26 September 2008.