Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency

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Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಗ್ರಾಮಾಂತರ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 following the delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. It comprises seven assembly segments which were earlier part of the erstwhile Kanakapura Lok Sabha constituency, abolished in 2008. Currently D. K. Suresh of Indian National Congress represents this constituency.

Assembly segments[edit]

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

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
131 Kunigal None Tumkur
154 Rajarajeshwarinagar None Bangalore Urban
176 Bangalore South None Bangalore Urban
177 Anekal SC Bangalore Urban
182 Magadi None Ramanagar
183 Ramanagar None Ramanagar
184 Kanakapura None Ramanagar
185 Channapatna None Ramanagar

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election results[edit]

By elections, 2013: Bangalore Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC D. K. Suresh 5,78,000
JD(S) Anitha Kumaraswamy 4,56,000
Majority 1,22,000
Turnout 10,42,878
INC hold Swing {{{swing}}}
Indian general election, 1998: Bangalore Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
BJP Muniswamappa Srinivas 4,70,387
INC Dr. D. Premachandra Sagar 4,53,946
Janata Dal H.D. Kumaraswamy 2,60,859
BSP Muniyappa 15,732
Majority 16,441
Turnout 12,28,049
BJP hold Swing {{{swing}}}

General elections 2014[edit]

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. 
General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
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