Dakshina Kannada (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Dakshina Kannada (Lok Sabha constituency)
Existence 2008–present
Current MP Nalin Kumar Kateel
Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Elected Year 2014
State Karnataka
Total Electors 1,565,281[1]
Assembly Constituencies Belthangady, Moodabidri, Mangalore City North, Mangalore City South, Mangalore, Bantval, Puttur, and Sullia (SC).[2]

Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) constituencies in Karnataka, a state in southern India. This constituency was created as a part of the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies in 2008.[2] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was Nalin Kumar Kateel of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As of the latest elections in 2014, Kateel represents this constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

As of 2014, Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments:[2][3]

  • 200 Belthangady
  • 201 Moodabidri
  • 202 Mangalore City North
  • 203 Mangalore City South
  • 204 Mangalore
  • 205 Bantval
  • 206 Puttur
  • 207 Sullia (SC)

Before delimitation in 2008, Belthangady Assembly segment was under Chikmagalur constituency and the Bantwal and Moodabidri Assembly segments, and the former Surathkal Assembly segment (now renamed as Mangalore City North) were under the Udupi constituency. In addition, the entire Kodagu district, comprising Madikeri, Virajpet and Somwarpet Assembly segments, was under the former Mangalore Lok Sabha constituency.[3] After delimitation, Ullal and Mangalore Assembly segments were also renamed as Mangalore and Mangalore City South.[4]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general elections, 2009: Dakshina Kannada[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Nalin Kumar Kateel 499,385 49.16 N/A
INC Janardhana Poojary 458,965 45.18 N/A
CPI(M) B. Madhava 18,328 1.80 N/A
BSP Alekkadi Girish Rai 10,196 1.00 N/A
Independent Subrahmanya Kumar Kuntikanamata 8,932 0.88 N/A
Independent K. Rama Bhat Urimajalu 5,960 0.59 N/A
Independent U. P. Shivananda 4,825 0.47 N/A
Independent Vasudeva Gowda M. P. 3,180 0.31 N/A
Independent Vicharawadi Ananda Gatty 2,373 0.23 N/A
Independent Mohammed Sali 1,977 0.19 N/A
Independent Thirumala Raya Halemane 1,801 0.18 N/A
Margin of victory 40,420 3.98 N/A
Turnout 1,015,922 75.44 N/A
BJP win (new seat)

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general elections, 2014: Dakshina Kannada[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Nalin Kumar Kateel 642,739 53.23 +4.07
INC Janardhana Poojary 499,030 41.33 -3.85
SDPI Haneef Khan Kodaje 27,254 2.26 N/A
CPI(M) K. Yadava Shetty 9,394 0.78 -1.02
AAP M. R. Vasudeva 5,442 0.45 N/A
BSP Moose Kunhi 4,471 0.37 -0.63
Independent K. N. Somashekar 3,421 0.28 N/A
Independent Subramanya Gowda K. 2,450 0.20 N/A
Independent Sudatta Jain Shirthady 1,613 0.13 N/A
Independent Ananda Gatty 1,116 0.09 N/A
Independent Maxim Pinto 1,072 0.09 N/A
Independent Deepak Rajesh Coelho 905 0.07 N/A
Independent K. Kushala Bellare 801 0.07 N/A
Hindustan Janta Party Supreeth Kumar Poojary 657 0.05 N/A
NOTA None of the above 7,109 0.59 N/A
Margin of victory 143,709 11.90 +7.92
Turnout 1,207,474 77.14 +1.70
BJP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Parliamentary Constituency wise Turnout for General Election – 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008". The Election Commission of India. p. 208. 
  3. ^ a b Kamila, Raviprasad; Govind D. Belgaumkar (8 March 2009). "Lok Sabha elections first time after delimitation". The Hindu (N. Ram). Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Mangalore to have three Assembly segments". The Hindu (N. Ram). 24 July 2007. Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 60. Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Dakshina Kannada". Election Commmission of India. Archived from the original on 28 June 2014.