(also known as Aska
) is a town and a notified area committee
in Ganjam district
in the state of Orissa
Asika is located at . It has an average elevation of 30 metres
As of 2001
, Asika had a population of 20,718. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Asika has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
from Aska Assembly Constituency is Saroj Kumar Padhy, who won the seat as an independent candidate in State elections of 2004. Previous MLAs from this seat were Debaraj Mohanty of BJD
who won this seat in 2000, Usharani Panda of INC
in 1995, Duti Krushna Panda of CPI
in 1990, Raghaba Parida who won representing INC in 1985 and as a candidate of INC(I) in 1980, and Harihar Swain of JNP
Aska is part of Aska (Lok Sabha constituency).