Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bangalore Central (Lok Sabha constituency)
Chinnaswamy Stadium MI vs RCB.jpg
Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore falls under this constituency
Current MP P. C. Mohan
Party BJP
Elected Year 2009
State Karnataka
Category General
Assembly Constituencies Sarvagnanagar, C.V. Raman Nagar, Shivajinagar , Shanti Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Rajaji Nagar, Chamrajpet and Mahadevapura

Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. The "Bangalore Central" is a newly made Lok Sabha constituency during the 2009 Lok sabha elections. It was part of Bangalore North and Bangalore South constituencies till 2009.

Member of Parliament[edit]

Year Member Party Votes  %
2009 P. C. Mohan Bharatiya Janata Party 3,40,162 40.16
2014 P. C. Mohan Bharatiya Janata Party 5,57,130

Assembly segments and Serving MLAs[edit]

Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following 8 Legislative Assembly segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Current MLA Party Reserved for (SC/ ST/None) District
160 Sarvagnanagar K.J.George INC None Bangalore Urban
161 C.V. Raman Nagar S. Raghu BJP SC Bangalore Urban
162 Shivajinagar R.Roshan Baig INC None Bangalore Urban
163 Shanti Nagar Nalapad Ahmed Haris INC None Bangalore Urban
164 Gandhi Nagar Dinesh Gundu Rao INC None Bangalore Urban
165 Rajaji Nagar S.Suresh Kumar BJP None Bangalore Urban
168 Chamrajpet B.Z.Zameer Ahmed Khan JDS None Bangalore Urban
174 Mahadevapura Aravind Limbavali BJP SC Bangalore Urban

General Election 2014 [2][edit]

Election Date: 17-April-2014 (Thursday)[3]
Election Result: 16-May-2014 (Friday)

Candidates of Recognized National and State Political Parties

Candidates of Registered Parties (other than Recognized National and State Political Parties)

Other Candidates

  • Ambrose D'Mello - Independent
  • Dhananjaya. H.H. - Independent
  • G. Narayanaswamy (Kapali) - Independent
  • B.K. Naryanaswamy - Independent
  • Modi Saif - Independent

Election Results[edit]

General Election 2009 [4][edit]

As per Election Commission Report 2009, in the constituency there were 19,01,346 electorates out of which 911,444 are females and 989,902 male. Total voter turnout was 8,46,982 (44.55%). Total 37 candidates contested the election. P. C. Mohan from BJP won by a margin of 35,218 votes.

Indian general elections, 2009: Bangalore Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP P. C. Mohan 3,40,162 40.16
INC H. T. Sangliana 3,04,944 36.00
JD(S) B. Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan 1,62,552 19.19
BSP Vijay Raja Singh 6,363 0.75
Independent K.Ss. Iyengar 3,745 0.44
ANC Ifthaquarali Bhutto 2,850 0.34
Independent Umashankar 2,537 0.30
Turnout 846,982
BJP gain from INC Swing

General Election 2014[edit]

Indian general election, 2014: Bangalore Central[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP P. C. Mohan 5,57,130
INC Rizwan Arshad 4,19,630
AAP V. Balakrishnan 39,869
JD(S) Nandini Alva 20,387
BJP hold Swing

Panchayats & Municipalities in Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency[edit]


Municipality: Yelahanka Type: Municipality Taluk: Bangalore North District: Bangalore Urban State: Karnataka Assembly: Rajaji Nagar Loksabha: Bangalore Central State: Karnataka Website: Yelahanka website.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Satish Kumar, B. S. (22 March 2009). "It is a study in contrasts constituency watch". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  2. ^ PDF Form 7A, List of Contesting Candidates, Karnataka General Election 2014.
  3. ^ 2014 Poll Schedule - NDTV
  4. ^ PDF Election Commission Report, Karnataka General Election 2009.
  5. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI.