MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda represents Kendrapara parliamentary constituency in Parliament which is the sole parliamentary constituency in Kendrapara district of Odisha. The district of Kendrapara came into existence on 1st April 1993 when it was carved out of erstwhile Cuttack district. Located at coordinates 20 degree 20’ N to 20 degree 37’ N Latitude and 86 degree 14’ E to 87 degree 01’ E Longitude, the district is bounded by Bhadrak district in the north, Jagatsinghpur district in the south, Cuttack district on the west and the expansive Bay of Bengal on the east.