Chitradurga (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Chitradurga [ edit ]
Reservation Scheduled Castes
Current MP B N Chandrappa
Party INC
Elected Year 2014
State Karnataka
Total Electors 1,661,277
Most Successful Party INC (11 times)

Chitradurga Lok Sabha constituency (Kannada: ಚಿತ್ರದುರ್ಗ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes[1] This constituency covers the entire Chitradurga district and part of Tumkur district.

Assembly segments[edit]

Chitradurga Lok Sabha constituency presently comprises the following eight Legislative Assembly segments:[1]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District
97 Molakalmuru ST Chitradurga
98 Challakere ST Chitradurga
99 Chitradurga None Chitradurga
100 Hiriyur None Chitradurga
101 Hosadurga None Chtiradurga
102 Holalkere SC Chitradurga
136 Sira None Tumkur
137 Pavagada SC Tumkur

Members of Parliament[edit]

Mysore State: (as Chitaldrug)

Mysore State: (as Chitradurga)

Karnataka State: (as Chitradurga)

Election results[edit]

General Election, 2014: Chitradurga [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
INC B N Chandrappa 4,67,372 42.6% Win
BJP Janardhana Swamy 3,66,220 33.4%
JD(S) Gullihatty.D.Shekhar 2,02,108 18.4%
Majority
Turnout
Swing to INC from BJP Swing

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