Bangalore South (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Bangalore South
Lalbagh Glasshouse night panorama.jpg
Lalbagh, a popular public park in Bangalore falls under this constituency
Current MP Ananth Kumar
Party BJP
Elected Year 2014
State Karnataka
Total Electors 1,998,724
Most Successful Party Bharatiya Janata Party (7 times)
Category General
Assembly Constituencies Govindraj Nagar, Vijay Nagar, Chickpet , Basavanagudi, Padmanaba Nagar, B.T.M. Layout, Jayanagar, Bommanahalli and Bengaluru South

Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (Parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

At present, Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following 9 Legislative Assembly segments:

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
166 Govindraj Nagar None Bangalore Urban
167 Vijay Nagar None Bangalore Urban
169 Chickpet None Bangalore Urban
170 Basavanagudi None Bangalore Urban
171 Padmanaba Nagar None Bangalore Urban
172 B. T. M. Layout None Bangalore Urban
173 Jayanagar None Bangalore Urban
175 Bommanahalli None Bangalore Urban
176 Bengaluru South None Bangalore Urban

Members of Parliament[edit]

Mysore State[edit]

Bangalore South:

Banglore:

Bangalore:

Karnataka State[edit]

Year Member Party Votes  %
1977 K. S. Hegde Janata Party 221,974
1980 T. R. Shamanna Janata Party 198,390
1984 V. S. Krishna Iyer Janata Party 264,765
1989 R. Gundu Rao Indian National Congress 413,574
1991 K. V. Gowda Bharatiya Janata Party 275,083
1996 Ananth Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party 251,235
1998 Ananth Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party 429,648
1999 Ananth Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party 410,161 50.99
2004 Ananth Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party 386,682 48.30
2009 Ananth Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party 437,953 48.20
2014 Ananth Kumar Bharatiya Janata Party 633,816 56.88

Election Results[edit]

General Election 1999[edit]

Indian general election, 1999: Bangalore South[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ananth Kumar 410,161 50.99
INC B. K. Hariprasad 344,107 42.78
JD(S) B. T. Parthasarathy 22,801 2.83
Majority 66,054 8.21
Turnout 805,034 54.13
BJP hold Swing

General Election 2004[edit]

Indian general election, 2004: Bangalore South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ananth Kumar 3,86,682 48.30 -2.69
INC Krishnappa M 3,24,411 40.52 -2.26
JD(S) Jayanthi 77,551 9.69 +6.86
Majority 62,271 7.78 -0.43
Turnout 8,00,649
BJP hold Swing -2.69

General election 2009[edit]

As per Election Commission Report 2009, in the constituency there were 2,031,030 electorates out of which 959,828 females and 1,071,202 were males. Total voter turnout was 908,590 (44.74%). Total 20 candidates contested the election. Ananth Kumar from BJP won by a margin of 37,612 votes.[3]

Indian general election, 2009: Bangalore South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ananth Kumar 4,37,953 48.20 -0.10
INC Krishna Byre Gowda 4,00,341 44.06 +3.54
JD(S) K. E. Radhakrishna 30,045 3.31 -6.38
Independent G. R. Gopinath 16,383 1.80
BSP Naheeda Salma S 4,621 0.51
Independent Muralidhara.D.J 3,480 0.38
Independent Ravi Kumara T 3,424 0.38
Independent Madesh C 2,939 0.32
Majority 37,612 4.14 -3.64
Turnout 9,08,590 44.74
BJP hold Swing -0.10

General Election 2014[edit]

Indian general election, 2014: Bangalore South[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BJP Ananth Kumar 6,33,816 56.88 +8.68
INC Nandan Nilekani 4,05,241 36.37 -7.69
JD(S) Ruth Manorama 25,677 2.31 -1.00
AAP Nina P. Nayak 21,403 1.92 N/A
Margin of victory 2,28,575 20.51 +16.37
Turnout 11,13,726 55.73 +10.99
BJP hold Swing +8.68

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 1999 to the Thirteenth Lok Sabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 195. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the Fourteenth Lok Sabha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 236. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  3. ^ PDF Election Commission Report, Karnataka General Election 2009.
  4. ^ "Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India. p. 63. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. 

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