Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency

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Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency
Existence 2008–present
Current MP D. K. Suresh
Party Indian National Congress
Elected Year 2014
State Karnataka
Total Electors 2,190,397[1]
Most Successful Party Indian National Congress (2 times)
Assembly Constituencies Kunigal, Rajarajeshwarinagar, Bangalore South, Anekal, Magadi, Ramanagara, Kanakapura, and Channapatna.[2]

Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಗ್ರಾಮಾಂತರ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) constituencies in the South Indian state of Karnataka. This constituency was created in 2008 following the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. It comprises eight assembly segments of which seven are derived from the former Kanakapura Lok Sabha constituency (abolished in 2008).[2] It first held elections in 2009 and its first member of parliament (MP) was H. D. Kumaraswamy of the Janata Dal (Secular) party. Kumaraswamy resigned his seat in 2013.[3] The by election that followed was won by D. K. Suresh of the Indian National Congress (INC). As of the latest election in 2014, Suresh represents this constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following eight Legislative Assembly segments:[2]

Constituency number Name Reservation District
131 Kunigal None Tumkur
154 Rajarajeshwarinagar None Bangalore Urban
176 Bangalore South None Bangalore Urban
177 Anekal SC Bangalore Urban
182 Magadi None Ramanagara
183 Ramanagara None Ramanagara
184 Kanakapura None Ramanagara
185 Channapatna None Ramanagara

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

General election 2009[edit]

Indian general election, 2009: Bangalore Rural[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
JD(S) H.D. Kumaraswamy 493,302 44.73 N/A
BJP C. P. Yogeeshwara 363,027 32.92 N/A
INC Tejasvini Gowda 192,822 17.48 N/A
BSP Mohamed Hafeez Ullah 12,909 1.17 N/A
Independent T. M. Manchegowda 10,739 0.97 N/A
Independent D. Kumaraswamy 7,427 0.67 N/A
JD(U) C. Thopaiah 5,103 0.46 N/A
Independent K. Puttamadegowda 3,817 0.35 N/A
Independent K. Padmarajan 2,495 0.23 N/A
Independent Y. Chinnappa 2,067 0.19 N/A
Independent Kumaraswamy C. 2,054 0.19 N/A
Independent A. Chowrappa 1,997 0.18 N/A
Independent Agnishreenivas 1,811 0.16 N/A
Pyramid Party of India I. Venkateswara Reddy 1,700 0.15 N/A
Independent Krishnappa 1,563 0.14 N/A
Margin of victory 130,275 11.81 N/A
Turnout 1,102,833 57.92 N/A
JD(S) win (new seat)

By election 2013[edit]

By election, 2013: Bangalore Rural[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC D. K. Suresh 578,608 54.92 +37.44
JD(S) Anitha Kumaraswamy 441,601 41.92 -2.81
RPI(A) Kunigal Shivanna 9,399 0.89 N/A
Independent S. Siddaramaiah (Heggade) 6,057 0.58 N/A
JD(U) J. T. Prakash 3,245 0.31 -0.15
Independent J. Nataraju 3,230 0.31 N/A
Independent T. M. Manchegowda 2,945 0.28 -0.69
Kamarajar Deseeya Congress K. A. Mohan 1,871 0.18 N/A
Independent Madabal Jayaram 1,473 0.14 N/A
Karunaadu Party Budayya B. Pujeri 1,354 0.13 N/A
Independent Mallesha 1,347 0.13 N/A
Independent Kalaiah 1,116 0.11 N/A
Independent A. Chowrappa 1,112 0.11 -0.07
Margin of victory 137,007 13.00 +1.19
Turnout 1,053,358 52.03 -5.89
INC gain from JD(S) Swing

General election 2014[edit]

Indian general election, 2014: Bangalore Rural[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC D. K. Suresh 652,723 44.85 -10.07
BJP Muniraju Gowda P. 421,243 28.95 N/A
JD(S) R. Prabhakara Reddy 317,870 21.84 -20.08
AAP Ravi Krishna Reddy 17,195 1.18 N/A
BSP C. Thopaiah 11,594 0.80 N/A
RPI(A) Basavegowda 6,154 0.42 -0.47
Independent Mallesha 5,420 0.37 +0.24
Independent Suresh 2,782 0.19 N/A
Independent M. P. Munawer Shariff 2,577 0.18 N/A
Independent S. Siddaramaiah (Heggade) 2,142 0.15 -0.43
Independent J. T. Prakash 1,503 0.10 N/A
Kamarajar Deseeya Congress K. A. Mohan 1,345 0.09 -0.09
Jai Vijaya Bharathi Party Shankarappa 1,008 0.07 N/A
Independent J. Nataraju 958 0.07 -0.24
Independent Kenchaiah 859 0.06 N/A
NOTA None of the above 9,871 0.68 N/A
Margin of victory 231,480 15.90 +2.90
Turnout 1,455,244 66.44 +14.41
INC 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 Satish Kumar, B. S. (22 March 2009). "It is a study in contrasts constituency watch". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kumaraswamy, Cheluvarayaswamy to resign from Lok Sabha". The Hindu (The Hindu Group). 11 May 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results". Election Commission of India. pp. 61–62. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bangalore Rural" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer Karnataka. 24 August 2013. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Bangalore Rural". Election Commission of India. 17 May 2014. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2014.